Senior Accountant

  • location: South San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $45 per hour
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Senior Accountant

Ongoing contract

Job Summary

Do you love working with numbers? Are you a self-starter and have a superb ability to pay attention to details? If so we are looking for you. We're hiring a Senior Accountant to join the team for a large publicly traded Fortune 400 distribution company in South San Francisco.

As a Senior Accountant you will report to the Corporate Accounting Manager. Senior Accountant's responsibilities are to ensure that corporate transactions are properly reflected in the company's general ledger on a timely basis in accordance with GAAP. Also you will ensure that SOX controls and reporting requirements placed on a public company are properly executed.


  • Actively participate in the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close process
  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries for recurring expenses, accruals, prepayments, allocated expenses, and adjusting entries.
  • Run the consolidation process and ensure elimination and consolidation entries are properly recorded.
  • Assist with the balance sheet and income statement Variance Analysis for management reporting.
  • Collaborate with FP&A and other cross-functional departments to ensure completeness of operating expenses.
  • Assist with external audit requests and PBC items for the quarterly and year-end audits.


  • 4+? years of accounting experience, with relevant month end close experience
  • Must understand basic accounting concepts, including a good working knowledge of GAAP relative to Contingencies, balance sheet classifications, etc.
  • Intermediate / Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Bachelor's degree in Business with a major in Accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP accounting systems preferred?

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