Senior Accountant in Walnut Creek, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2141305

Position: Senior Accountant
Location: Walnut Creek
Pay Range: $45-50/hr
Job Type: Temp-to-Hire

The Senior Accountant role will play an integral part in all aspects of accounting operations including having a key role in the close process. The ideal candidate will be someone who will roll up their sleeves to execute accounting operations and contribute to the implementation of more efficient processes. The Senior Accountant should enjoy a fast-paced environment, be a team player and have an excellent ability to prioritize individual and team objectives.


  • Execute on all aspects of accounting operations, including but not limited to A/P, A/R, fixed assets, prepaids, general ledger, and revenue recognition
  • Prepare monthly expense accruals
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process including the review and posting of journal entries, and the review and approval of reconciliations
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Assist with researching and resolving technical accounting issues


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Combination of Big 4 CPA firm background and industry experience preferred
  • 5-8 years of accounting experience, with increasing levels of responsibilities
  • Hands-on approach, extremely detail oriented
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting concepts
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and v-lookup
  • Local Candidates

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