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San Mateo, California | Contract

Job ID: 54207 Position: Accounting

Our client needs an Accountant to join their team.   The ideal candidate would be both experienced and able to learn about their team on the fly. Candidates must be detail oriented with high degree of accuracy, speed, and professionalism.


  • Prepare, review, upload and post complex journal entries
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliation
  • Recommend process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy of scheduled reporting
  • Assist in preparing management financial report schedules and reconciliations
  • Assist in annual and off-cycle audits
  • Assist in research/ completion of special projects as required
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external auditors relating to sales/use/rental tax issues.
  • Prepare monthly reports for various state and local governmental taxing authorities
  • Ensure efficiency of accounting systems and team practices to enhance productivity within the office
  • Various other projects as assigned by supervisor


  • BA in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years' experience in general accounting
  • Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel (VLookups, Pivot Tables, and Macros preferred)
  • Strong practical knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Self-motivated and can work independently with minimum of supervision under tight time constraints
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly in person and via email
  • Honest and trustworthy, exhibiting sound business ethics

Not a perfect match but still interested? Reach out to schedule an interview with a recruiter! We may have other roles available that better fit your qualifications.


Maggie Hennessey

Maggie is a passionate recruiter with a near-obsession for providing top tier service to anyone she works with. She has an extensive background in communications, marketing, and customer relations at large and small companies— she can do it all! Maggie loves working at Wollborg Michelson because of her amazing colleagues. She feels part of a close knit group that is constantly driving for success. When she’s not matching outstanding candidates to their Dream Jobs, Maggie makes quilts and travels the world. Her most recent trips were to Bali and Morocco.

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