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Staff Accountant

Santa Monica, California | Direct Hire

Job ID: 54432 Position: Accounting

Staff Accountant

Fantastic opportunity in the San Francisco Bay area! Our client is looking for a self-motivated and experienced Staff Accountant to assist the Controller with financial statements/ duties. The candidate will be responsible accounts payable transactions and making sure all documents are up to legal compliance. This is a full-time position with great benefits, 401k, and competitive compensation.


  • Assist the Controller with the daily, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/ Finance Department including budget review and analysis.
  • Recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately
  • Manage the processing of cash receipts, recording of revenue and receivable
  • Perform the processing of functional and benefits expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.
  • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports per program and department.
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer’ s benefit costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting


  • 3+ years of accounting with 2+ years experience as a Staff Accountant (accounting operations and/or audit).
  • Strong background in budget preparation
  • Must have a degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.
  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends.
  • Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs.



Wollborg Michelson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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