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Accountant

West Sacramento, CA 95691

Posted: 10/23/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 1670730

Job Description

We are recruiting an Accountant to join a thriving organization located in West Sacramento. The company offers a great work culture and excellent benefits. Our client is a stable employer and can accommodate four 10-hour days onsite. The Accountant will be responsible for reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, assisting with month end and taking on additional responsibilities assigned by the Controller.  Salary: $75,000-$85,000 DOE. 


The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree and strong GAAP knowledge. Solid technical skills are necessary as our client is upgrading their system. Experience with Sage is a plus. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure accurate and timely month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close

  • G/L account reconciliation and analysis process

  • Post journal entries, including prepaid and accruals, cash, depreciation, and amortization transactions

  • Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Employee expense reports

  • Ad-hoc reporting, financial schedules and analysis as required

  • Owns entire lifecycle of Accounts Payable transactions

  • Timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and payments

  • Manage vendor/customer relations, timely response to inquiries

  • Resolve payment discrepancies with vendors

  • Responsible for proper general ledger coding 

  • Perform month-end close processes, including preparation of AP related accruals

  • Process and monitor incoming payments

  • Prepare bills, invoices, and bank deposits

  • Reconciliation of ledger to ensure all payments accounted for and posted

  • Various daily, weekly, monthly reporting

  • Participation with 1099 and audit preparation quarterly and at year end

  • Perform other duties as needed


SKILS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting is required. 

  • 3-4 years of accounting experience in general accounting required. 

  • Strong knowledge of accounting software required. Sage is preferred. 

  • Intermediate to advanced technical skills with MS Excel. 

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, including generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

  • Ability to learn new applications/software systems effectively and efficiently.

  • Ability to handle shifting priorities.

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