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STAFF ACCOUNTANT in Oakland, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2120991

Staff Accountant handles a variety of accounting duties. We seek an individual who has strong computer and accounting skills. This non-exempt position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The ideal candidate demonstrates attention to detail and quality, achieves low error rate in daily work and is accustomed to completing work according to procedures and standards while meeting deadlines.



  • Prepare and process Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable
  • Approves daily receipt batches posted via Raiser's Edge, reviewing supporting documentation for compliance with policies and performance guidelines and applies revenue by department prior to posting
  • Responsible for all Wish Assist Invoicing
  • Processes all accounts payable invoices and makes all disbursements via checks or wire transfers, where applicable
  • Research and resolve billing issues
  • Code revenue by department prior to posting to The Financial Edge
  • Journal entries
  • 2+ years related work experience including billings & collections, AR, AP, general ledger and data entry
  • AA or equivalent
  • Understanding of accrual and cash accounting methods
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with The Financial Edge preferred; experience with The Raiser's Edge a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and interpersonal
  • Must be extremely well organized, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must be customer-service oriented & a team-player assisting with all projects as required
  • Rare evening and week-end work necessary

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."