Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

job details:

  • location:Scotts Valley, CA

  • salary:$80,000 - $90,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:446067

  • questions:415-733-7530.

job description

Senior Accountant

job summary:

Established and successful hardware/software company is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their growing team to be a leader in the department. Responsibilities will include handling the general ledger, analyzing financials, and some cost accounting.

location: Scotts Valley, California

job type: Permanent

salary: $80,000 - 90,000 per year

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 3 Years


General Accounting:

  • Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules, sales tax analysis and financial statements.

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.

  • Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.

  • Lead, mentor, and provide support to a team of 3 (one general accountant and two staff accountants)

  • Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.

  • Evaluate monthly financial results with Assistant Controller noting business results and trends.

  • Act as a resource during the annual audit.

  • Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.


  • Prepares and processes computerized ADP payroll for US employees on a bi-weekly basis.

  • Maintains payroll records.

  • Reconciles payroll information as required by accounting per pay period and annual tracking.

  • Partners with HR staff in the benefits administration process to ensure all deductions are accurate and timely.

  • Monitors deductions for annual limits (401k, FSA, etc.).

  • Maintains all payroll records in an efficient, orderly and secure manner.

  • Prepares and verifies all assigned Journal entries relating to payroll, benefits and deductions. Reconciles entries and computer year-to-date figures in preparation for year end.

  • Reconciles payroll related general ledger accounts.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.

  • Ideally, prior public accounting experience.

  • 3+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression.

  • CPA or CPA-tracking preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience with ERP and reporting systems required. Ideally, experience with Epicor and Adaptive Insights, but not required.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • On top of the exciting career opportunity, this organization offers a competitive compensation plan including strong benefits such as profit sharing and safe harbor (401K) contributions.

For immediate and confidential consideration, contact me at jonathan. greeley@randstadusa. com.

skills: Journal Entries

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