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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Petaluma, California


Robert Half is looking for a talented, accurate Staff Accountant onsite in Petaluma, Ca. The Staff Accountant will utilize GAAP to perform a variety of accounting functions such as highly detailed work in the preparation, processing, and review of financial transactions and balance sheet reconciliations under the direction of the Controller.

Your responsibilities in this role:

  • Create and maintain business process documentation

  • Perform a variety of accounting activities: bank reconciliations, third-party payroll, job costing, AP/AR

  • Prepare statistical and financial reports for distribution internally and to outside agencies such as federal, state and other local agencies, and external CPA

  • Participate in accounting tasks related to the maintenance of the business financial record keeping, reporting, and control systems

  • Reconcile and balance various records and ledgers and investigate discrepancies

  • Make recommendations regarding work processes and procedures within areas of assignment


  • Communicate clearly and concisely both oral and written

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Knowledge of GAPP and their application

  • Familiarity with state and labor laws as they relate to payroll

  • Ability to detect errors quickly and efficiently

  • Professional business correspondence and ability to respond to questions from management, vendors, and customers

  • Ability to multitask under pressure and organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines



  1. BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar

  2. 1-2 years experience in a similar role - GAAP, GL, reconciliations, job costing, AP/AR, payroll, etc.

  3. Strong Excel and PowerPoint, ERP, Payroll and Inventory systems

Keys per client:

  • Experience in small to medium-sized companies

  • Strong attention to detail, communication, and ability to detect errors quickly and efficiently

  • Teamwork “can-do” attitude, organization, willingness to help/guide colleagues, and cooperative

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