Senior Accountant

A robust company in Downtown 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 be 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:

  • 4 year degree required in Accounting, Finance or Business concentration.
  • Experience in general accounting as typically acquired in 3 or more years.
  • Experience in the healthcare industry preferred.
  • Advanced skills and experience in Excel (vlookup, pivot tables, hlookup).
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, including generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

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

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Finance Supervisor

A large company in the Sacramento area is currently seeking a highly detailed and organized Finance Supervisor to lead an accounting team of Senior and Staff Accountants in a fast paced Finance Department. The ideal candidate will have 6 years of supervisory or management experience and a strong background in accounting analysis. This is a full time, 10 month contract opportunity but could possibly evolve into a hire position over time.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with direct reports to ensure the general ledger of the department’s accounts are properly maintained, in order to prepare timely and accurate financial statements.
  • Monitors team progress to meet deadlines for general ledger and project responsibilities.
  • Ensures all journal entries are reasonable and decisions are supported by generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Reviews financial statement results, conducts analysis and research.
  • Reviews reports generated by the team to validate data and provide input; ensures timely submission.

SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business concentrations.
  • Experience in general accounting as typically acquired in 7 or more years, preferably in a service delivery environment.
  • Experience in the healthcare industry preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with on-going deadlines is preferred.
  • Knowledge of financial analysis and reporting methodologies (e.g. regulatory reporting).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to management and team members to support continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work with, train and coach other team members.

SALARY: DOE

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