Temporary Accounting Opportunity! (Santa Barbara, CA)

Temporary Accounting Opportunity! (Santa Barbara, CA)

20 May 2019

Temporary Accounting Opportunity! (Santa Barbara, CA)

Vacancy expired!

Accountemps is looking¯for an Accountant for a temporary opportunity with a Santa Barbara government organization. The Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation.¯You will¯report to the Accounting Manager, and you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies.

Role & Responsibilities

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

Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

Participate in various department-wide initiatives

Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested


BA/BS or equivalent¯in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred

At least 2¯years¯of Accounting experience

Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program¯skills required

Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

Experience with NetSuite, SAP, Blackline or ADP a plus

Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus

Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks

Desired Skills

Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

CPA an added plus

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 once again was named to FORTUNE magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our¯customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

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