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Senior Accountant in San Leandro, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

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Job Number: 2128897

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: San Leandro, CA

Job Title: Senior Accountant
The Senior Accountant is responsible for the daily accounting functions of a growing non-profit healthcare organization to include balancing the general ledger, preparing meaningful reports, and working with vendors.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Perform monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for various accounts, ensuring accuracy and adherence to GAAP
  • Support monthly closing activities by preparing, verifying, and entering accurate journal entries
  • Assist with periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets
  • Prepare supports per audit PBC request in various area
  • Prepare periodic and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis
  • Assist with significant projects such as system implementations or integration of acquisitions to ensure proper risk mitigation considerations and procedures are implemented
  • Research, resolve and operationalize complex and non-routine accounting transactions
  • Identify actionable insights and suggest recommendations to address issues and improve accounting processes/efficiencies.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams on a regular basis to identify areas for improvement and solve problems

Senior Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience
  • Big 4 accounting firm experience a plus
  • CPA or equivalent a plus
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP system a plus
  • Advance knowledge of MS Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to multi-task, stay organized and prioritize deadlines in fast paced and continuously changing environment
  • Promotes teamwork and works well with others
  • Energetic, detail-oriented, and positive attitude

This is a temp-to-hire position that will pay up to $43/hour. For confidential consideration, please email resume

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