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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in South San Francisco, California


We are offering a contract employment opportunity for a Senior Accountant in South San Francisco, California. This role is within the Biotech/Pharma industry and will involve a range of accounting responsibilities, including month-end close, balance sheet reconciliations, and audit preparation. The successful candidate will also be proficient in QuickBooks.


• Handle month-end close processes to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.

• Prepare and record journal entries as part of the general ledger upkeep.

• Perform balance sheet reconciliations, including cash, prepaids, accruals, and fixed assets.

• Utilize QuickBooks for various accounting tasks and financial management.

• Prepare for audits by organizing necessary financial documents and information.

• Use Microsoft Excel for data analysis and reporting.

• Conduct account reconciliation to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.

• Monitor bank reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies that may arise.

• Collaborate with other team members to support overall accounting team goals.


• Proficiency in Account Reconciliation, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, and Bank Reconciliations is required.

• Hands-on experience with General Ledger and Journal Entries tasks is essential.

• Mastery of Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks is needed.

• Capable of executing Month End Close procedures efficiently.

• Prior experience in Audit Prep is advantageous.

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is preferred.

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar certification will be considered an asset.

• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

• Strong organizational skills for maintaining clear, accurate, and meticulous financial records.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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