Robert Half International Staff Accountant in San Diego, California


If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the MiraMar area of San Diego, this company offers an engaging projects to keep you busy. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The Staff Accountant will also process accounts payable and accounts receivable. Lastly, the Staff Accountant will also be very involved in preparing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. This Staff Accountant opportunity will operate Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30am-5:30pm.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner


Requirements of the Staff Accountant:

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Investment operations experience

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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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Salary: $28 - 32/hr

Location: San Diego, CA

Date Posted: March 15, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00690-9501835376

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance