General Ledger Accountant

San Carlos
13 Oct 2019
14 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 00203040

Classification: General Ledger Accountant

Compensation: $40.00 to $50.00 hourly

We're hiring a GL Accountant for a client in San Carlos. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a professional team and work for prominent Bay Area company.

If interested, have relatable experience, and can commute to the job location, please send an updated resume in Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resum?] . This opportunity is open to contract and contract–to–full–time candidates, as well as direct hire candidates who are interested in joining Robert Half Accountemps through our Salaried Professionals consulting program. As a full–time employee of Accountemps you'll be part of a multi–billion dollar global leader in specialized financial staffing. We offer a Fortune 500 caliber benefits package, guaranteed compensation, bonuses, paid overtime, generous paid time off, educational reimbursement and much more.

? Perform month–end account closing activities and reconciliations.
? Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances.
? Generate and distribute account management reports on monthly basis.
? Perform accounting analysis for cash accruals, account payables, account receivables, reconciliations and foreign exchange.
? Provide appropriate accounting information to customers when needed.
? Assist various departments in accounting issues and queries.
? Analyze and perform foreign currency exchanges.
? Support Auditor in conducting internal and external audits.
? Assist in tax preparation and filing activities.
? Reconcile general ledger accounts and revenue accounts.
? Review financial reports to identify and explain variances.
? Follow documentation retention policy to maintain accounting files.
? Prepare cash flow statements and resolve outstanding balancing issues.
? Adhere to standard accounting principles and company procedures.
? Perform accounting analyses and reporting to support decision–making purposes.
? Bachelor's degree in Accounting (CPA is a plus).
? Strong technical accounting background.
? At least three years general ledger accounting experience is required
? Strong Excel and database skills, Access experience preferred
? Strong analytical and problem solving skills
? Strong organizational skills
? Team player and have ability to work independently
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout Company organization
? Oracle R12 financial application experience preferred

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills ? helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune? magazine?s list of ?World's Most Admired Companies? since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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