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Accountant

Manteca, California | Direct Hire

Job ID: 54989 Position: Accounting

Under minimal supervision, this position provides accounting support and is responsible for accounting tasks including journal entries, account reconciliations, and account analysis.  This position is also responsible for advanced tasks on more complex accounting activities where the use of professional judgment is required.  Additional responsibilities include the preparation of financial statements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Assists in month end close activities
  • Reviews transactions to assure accounting treatment is in accordance with GAAP
  • Reviews general ledger accounts and makes necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly, and yearly accruals
  • Analyzes and reviews company expenditures, confirms proper allocation of expenses to various cost centers, and reports to the various cost centers as necessary
  • Provides support and serves as liaison to project managers 
  • Assists with and handles special projects as needed
  • Provides necessary support to external auditors and tax preparers
  • Provides training to junior accountants as necessary

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Performs data entry for Accounting journals
  • Filing and other clerical duties as needed in supporting role
  • Provide support for tax filings
  • Provides support for fixed assets system
  • SAP report writing and general report writing
  • Provides support for cost center spending
  • Builds working relationships  with company cost center managers

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or in Business with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the areas of financial statement preparation and GAAP. 
  • 5+ years experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge and experience in fixed assets accounting.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately.
  • Speaks and writes in a clear and credible manner.
  • Uses good judgment as to what to communicate to whom, as well as the best way to get that accomplished.
  • Actively listens to others.
  • Ability to present and explain information to executive management.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and deadline driven. 
  • Keenness in examining data.
  • Focuses on the intricate details in order to provide accurate and consistent information.
  • Plans, organizes, and completes tasks in an acceptable time frame.
  • Readily adheres to deadlines.
  • Experience with advanced accounting systems. 
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with a focus on solution-oriented results. 
  • Examines information/situation in detail in order to identify key elements and make a recommendation to solve problems.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

Certificates and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

 

Wollborg Michelson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Norman Biado
Direct Hire Recruiter

Equal parts confident impresario, steely competitor, and completely awkward nerd, Norman is a character unto himself. His laid back and easy-going demeanor belie a passionate and determined individual. A self-proclaimed Han Solo-type, Norman brings his unique and compelling personality to any situation, all for the betterment of his team and the people around him. A straight shooter through and through, his undaunted approach to life has led to success in all of the ventures he has undertaken. He is ecstatic to represent an amazing firm like Wollborg Michelson, and looks forward to continued success with both amazing clients and all-star candidates.

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