Robert Half International Staff Accountant in San Jose, California


Accountemps has a long term temporary opportunity available for an experienced, organized Staff Accountant within a municipality. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, assist and taking on the monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. The organization is located in San Jose, and will be temporary for at least 6 months to a year, with potential to go permanent.


-Processing full cycle Accounts Payable--check runs, coding invoices to corresponding department and GL code

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • PeopleSoft SCM experience desired, however, open to Oracle or SAP experience

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

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: $31.31 - 39.41/hr

Location: San Jose, CA

Date Posted: March 15, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00420-9501835209

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance