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Senior Accounts Payable Accountant

San Carlos, California | Contract

Job ID: 55785 Position: Accounting Branch: San Ramon

Wollborg Michelson Recruiting is currently conducting a search for a contract Senior Accountant for one of clients, a large transportation company located in San Carlos, CA. The Senior Accountant will report to the AP Manager and will perform and review Accounts Payable reporting activities in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Essential Functions:
  • Oversee the month and year-end close including reviewing of various AP related general ledger account analysis, reconciliation of AP to GL, and review and enter all approved journal entries and voucher adjustments into the AP system.
  • Act as liaison between Finance, internal departments, external organizations, and other financial institutions.
  • Oversee and review the accounts payable day-to-day business and ensure timely payment of invoices.
  • Ensure accuracy of coding, posting of vouchers, and payments.
  • Input and reconcile all Corporate Credit Card and E-Payables Accounts.
  • Review vendor files for accuracy and processing of 1099’ s for year end.
  • Help with supervision and evaluation of AP Accountants as needed.

  • Prepare and review audit schedules, respond to audit requests, and findings.
  • Answer complex accounting questions, resolve problems, and complaints.
  • Interact with internal and external vendors and continuously identify areas where procedures can be improved within the department.
  • Prepare and review various account reconciliations including Credit Card and E-Payables Bank Statements.
  • Evaluate job performance of staff which also includes the professional development of staff through the identification of on-the-job and other professional development opportunities.
  • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’ s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in accounting, finance or related field.
  • Four (4) years of full-time accounting or related experience.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.

Other Requirements:
  • Accounting experience in a governmental organization is desirable.
  • Experience with enterprise fund accounting and capital/fixed asset accounting is desirable.
  • Accounts Payable experience is desirable.
  • Must have working knowledge of an Enterprise Resource Program (PeopleSoft is desired).
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills.



Amber Taylor
Program Manager

Amber has spent the past decade building “dream teams” in her various roles. She thrives on finding the very best candidate to be the perfect fit for the job, and she is known for her attention to every detail. At Wollborg Michelson, Amber excels at communication with both clients and candidates. She loves finding people their Dream Jobs. Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with friends, doing community service projects, trying new recipes in the kitchen, reading a good book, and being wacky every chance she gets.

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