Robert Half International Staff Accountant in San Ramon, California

Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a short term temporary-to-fulltime role. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This San Ramon, California based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficiency in full charge bookkeeping

  • Microsoft Excel experience required

  • QuickBooks Pro experience

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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