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Robert Half Staff Accountant in West Sacramento, California


Robert Half is seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join our client's team. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for maintaining financial records, preparing financial reports, analyzing data, and ensuring compliance with accounting principles. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.


  • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts.

  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Perform month-end and year-end close procedures.

  • Assist with financial audits and tax filings.

  • Prepare journal entries and perform account reconciliations.

  • Analyze financial data and provide recommendations for improvement.

  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with other departments to provide financial information and support as needed.

  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis as required.



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

  • CPA certification or working towards CPA eligibility preferred.

  • 2+ years of experience in accounting or finance roles.

  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ERP systems such as QuickBooks, SAP, Oracle, or NetSuite.

  • Knowledge of tax regulations and compliance.

  • Previous experience in a public accounting firm.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables and macros.

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