Tax Accountant

REPORTS TO:     Tax Manager               FLSA Status:  Non – Exempt
PAYGRADE LEVEL: Starting at $75,000

SUMMARY:  Assists tax manager in preparing tax documents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare cost segregation analysis for completed construction jobs for assigned companies
  • Prepare and post journal entries for the following items for assigned portfolio of companies:

o    Depreciation

o    Commission and financing fee amortization

o    Sales, purchases and bank loans

o    Allocation of land and building basis to appropriate profit centers after completion of construction or lot line adjustments

o    Accrual to cash adjustments

o    Cost segregation analysis

o    Like-kind exchanges

o    Close retained earnings

  • Prepare tax returns and venture statements for assigned companies
  • Identify potential issues and/or areas of concern within the tax returns and venture statements, determine appropriate tax treatment through research and collaborate with Tax Manager.
  • Prepare financial statements for various partnerships and individuals
  • Assist tax manager with gathering and preparing information for quarterly tax estimates
  • Review financial statements for assigned companies on a quarterly basis to ensure information is current and accurate.
  • Special projects as required
  Passion Integrity
Leading with a positive can – do approach.

Uphold our organizational values with optimism

Inspire, mentor, develop & champion others to perform well

Contribute to building a positive team spirit

Pursue superior performance and customer satisfaction

 

Uphold organizational values, embrace truth and trust

Treat everyone with dignity, fairness and respect

Be accountable for highest standards of behavior

Promote harassment free environment

Follow through on promises and commitment

 

Innovation Accountability Initiative
Actively look for ways to improve processes

Collaborate, share ideas and learn

Generate creative & alternative solutions

Overcome resistance to change & thrive

Never be satisfied with “good enough”

 

Accept responsibility for actions

Understand that others rely on you

Keep commitments and timelines

Conserve organizational resources

Implement cost savings measures

Your actions are stronger than your words

Collaborate to benefit clients/customers

Improve processes, best to fit situation

On time, on budget to best productivity

Thorough, accurate, efficient, excellence

 

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in accounting or finance; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Accounting software

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision

Deadline is September 19th.

Send resumes and cover letters to Lori at jobs@buzzoates.com

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Staff Accountant

REPORTS TO:     SVP Accounting/Tax                FLSA Status:  Exempt
PAYGRADE LEVEL: $31/hour

SUMMARY: Provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts; preparing financial statements.  Focus on prioritizing workload to ensure quality of work w/in established time frames, process improvement, updating policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.
  • Prepares general ledger entries to maintain records and files; reconciling accounts.
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts for monthly financial reporting
  • Prepares expense accruals.  Assists with development and implementation of accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Provides accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Passion Integrity
Leading with a positive can – do approach.Uphold our organizational values with optimism

Inspire, mentor, develop & champion others to perform well

Contribute to building a positive team spirit

Pursue superior performance and customer satisfaction

 

Uphold organizational values, embrace truth and trustTreat everyone with dignity, fairness and respect

Be accountable for highest standards of behavior

Promote harassment free environment

Follow through on promises and commitment

 

Innovation Accountability Initiative
Actively look for ways to improve processesCollaborate, share ideas and learn

Generate creative & alternative solutions

Overcome resistance to change & thrive

Never be satisfied with “good enough”

 

Accept responsibility for actionsUnderstand that others rely on you

Keep commitments and timelines

Conserve organizational resources

Implement cost savings measures

Your actions are stronger than your wordsCollaborate to benefit clients/customers

Improve processes, best to fit situation

On time, on budget to best productivity

Thorough, accurate, efficient, excellence

 

 

Skills/Qualifications:

Accounting, SFAS Rules, Reporting Skills, Deadline-Oriented, Time Management, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, PC Proficiency, Productivity, Verbal Communication, General Math Skills

Education/Experience:

CPA license, 2-3 years public accounting experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:

  • Word Processing software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Database software
  • Accounting software – Yardi, Timberline or similar software

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision

Deadline is September 19th.

Send resumes and cover letters to Lori at jobs@buzzoates.com

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Project Cost Accountant

A rapidly growing start-up organization in the Sacramento area is currently in need of a Project Cost Accountant with a strong background in cost accounting for this hands on role. The Project Cost Accountant will perform project costing functions and provide support in project management for decision making. This is a full time, contract to hire opportunity at a company that offers great growth potential. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as a team with Business Development, Contract Manager, and Project Managers in pricing.
  • In conjunction with Project Managers, create project accounts and setup project budgets by tasks in Project Accounting System.
  • Monitor on-going projects and assure final closeouts in Project Accounting System for completed projects.
  • Outline clients’ invoicing requirement for Accounts Receivable to prepare billing.
  • Monitor project budgets to actual in Project Accounting System on a weekly basis
  • Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities and work with Project Managers to investigate and resolve all non-billable project expenses.
  • Work closely with Project Managers to perform routine analyses of project variances, including necessary modifications or re-budgeting, to ensure ongoing project funding.
  • Perform allocations of indirect and overhead costs to projects.
  • Maintain all relevant project-related records to support project expenses or allocations to the projects.
  • Investigate and report on project variances and their causes and submit variance reports to Senior Management Team.
  • Report on margins by product.
  • Prepare special project analyses for Project Managers and others when requested.
  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed.

SKILLS:

  • 5-8 years of experience with Cost/Project Accounting experience.
  • Must have 4 year degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • Advance MS Excel skills including experience with vlookups, pivot tables and arrays.
  • At least 3 years of knowledge of and experience with invoicing Time and Materials, Cost Plus Fixed Fee, and Fixed Price contracts.

SALARY: DOE Executive Recruiter Contact Preet Kuar (P) 916-925-2300 (E) Preet@pacificstaffing.com

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Tax Compliance Analyst

Pacific Staffing is recruiting a Compliance Analysts for a stable and growing specialty tax firm in the Greater Sacramento area. This is a career launching opportunity for a degreed accounting professional with entry to junior level experience.

MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare monthly sales tax returns.
  • Act as first point of contact to clients and manage client accounts.
  • Create MS Excel spreadsheets and update existing forms.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.
  • Provide customer service to existing and newly acquired clientele.
  • Perform other duties and projects as and when required.

  QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with Sales Tax Accounting is NOT required but would be a plus.
  • One year of experience working in an accounting or finance setting with hands on experience using mathematics and MS Excel spreadsheets.
  • Four year degree with a focus in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills with working knowledge of V-Lookups and Pivot Tables.
  • Proper written and verbal communication skills.

Executive Recruiter Contact Preet Kuar
(P) 916-925-2300 (E)
Preet@pacificstaffing.com

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Senior Accountant

A robust company in Sacramento is currently in need of an experienced Senior Accountant to maintain the general ledger among other accounting duties of a complex department. The ideal candidate will have multi-entity reconciliation and month-end closure experience and able to work a fast paced work environment. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity with a progressive company.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare timely and accurate financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Performs monthly journal entries, reconciles general ledger accounts, prepares financials and ownership schedules, as well as, researches problems and questions, and completes quarterly reporting, audit, regulatory, and various tax schedules.
  • Corrects and guides other team members as to general ledger accounts and reconciliations based on financial reviews.
  • Communicates frequently with the Manager and others to explain transactions on general ledger reports.

Skills:

  • Experience in general accounting as typically acquired in 3 or more years, preferably in a service delivery environment
  • Experience in the healthcare industry and in fund reporting preferred.
  • Advanced skills and experience in Excel (vlookup, pivot tables, hlookup)
  • Knowledge of financial analysis and reporting methodologies (e.g. regulatory reporting)
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, including generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • 4 year degree required

Recruiter Contact Elizabeth Mann
(P) 916-925-2300 (E)
Elizabeth@pacificstaffing.com

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Finance & Accounting Manager

A progressive and well-funded, for-cause organization in the Sacramento area is currently in need of a dynamic financial leader to serve as Finance & Accounting Manager. The Finance & Accounting Manager is responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, accounting, expense tracking, payables, receivables, and controls. The ideal candidate will have an established track record with these financial functions at a fast-growth, multi-state nonprofit advocacy organization. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity at a company that offers great growth potential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with department heads to create budgets and forecasts that drive the organization’s goals.
  • Provide timely and accurate updates to departments to ensure departments have up-to-date information on their performance against their budget and forecast.
  • Work with legal and compliance teams to ensure appropriate employee training and tracking of expenses and time according to 501c3, 501c4, and 527 activities.
  • Prepare and deliver communications on financial issues to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support fundraising / development as needed.
  • Prepare supporting materials for key donor / foundation / investor meetings and requests.
  • Optimize the organization’s overall financial compliance and risk management.
  • Maintain ongoing familiarity with key requirements of federal and state tax, lobbying, and election reporting rules; manage tax planning, compliance, and mitigation.
  • Oversee and review the activities of the Senior Accountant and other staff to be hired in the future.

SKILLS:

  • 5-8 years of experience in finance and accounting, with at least 2 years of experience in the nonprofit and/or advocacy world and at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • Experience in working with multiple financial systems.
  • Proven fluency with accounting rules under 501c(3), 501c(4), and 527 sections of the tax code.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and creative skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • An effective communicator at all levels of the organization, with strong oral and written skills.

SALARY: DOE

Executive Recruiter Contact Preet Kuar
(P) 916-925-2300 (E)
Preet@pacificstaffing.com

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Adjunct Accounting Professor Positions

Consumnes River College is hiring adjunct professors for the following Fall 2014 courses:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Accounting

Applicant educational requirements: Generally, master’s degree in business (accounting), or bachelor’s degree in business (accounting) with valid California CPA license. See website below for specifics.

If interested:

  • Position summary and other information available online – see Accounting Adjunct Assistant Professor Pool at jobs.losrios.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50567
  • Contact Professor Kathryn Morgan-Nance at morgank@crc.losrios.edu or 916-803-7265.
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