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Staff Accountant

Santa Monica, California | Direct Hire

Job ID: 54432 Position: Accounting Branch: San Francisco

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.



Alan Gonzalez
Direct Hire Recruiter

Alan was born and raised in Miami, FL. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2010 and moved to the Bay Area in 2014 to take a crack at the tech sales world. He comes to us with over 10 years of sales experience, bringing a unique set of skills to our company. After selling consumer products, mobile devices, and software he has moved onto helping connect candidates to their dream jobs. In his free time Alan enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and exploring microbreweries around the Bay Area.

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