Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Oakland, California

Venture-backed real-estate software company in Downtown Oakland seeks an entry-level Staff Accountant to assist in general ledger and accounts payable management. The Junior Staff Accountant will directly assist both the Accounting Manager and CFO team members with the month-end close process, reconciliation of general ledgers, maintenance of revenue and accounts payable systems, maintenance of support schedules for specific accounts, management of the annual audit process, and other accounting functions.

Essential Functions ?Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information ?Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents ?Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures ?Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information ?Maintains financial security by following internal controls ?Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations ?Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends ?Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies ?Prompt and regular attendance ?Comply with all company policy and procedures ?Maintain strict confidentiality at all times on matters pertaining to company and its associates ?Other duties as assigned by senior management

For expedited consideration, please email your resume directly to josh.liem@accountemps.com; phone: 510-839-2100 ext. 21573

Knowledge, Skills Abilities: ?One - two years Accounting experience. ?Experience with Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills required. ?Primary responsibility is to assist with the preparation of financial statements and support schedules per corporate time lines. ?Assist with the monthly close procedures. ?Prepare account reconciliations (cash, liabilities, fixed assets, payroll accruals) and supporting sub-ledgers. ?Research and resolve account reconciling items. ?Assist with documentation and testing of internal enterprise reporting system upgrades and modifications. ?Assist with preparation of audit sampling package for external internal audits. ?Support other team members as necessary.

Education: Bachelor?s degree in Accounting or related field preferred

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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