Staff Accountant

  • location: Oakland, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $35 per hour
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Staff Accountant

job summary:
Our Client, a non-profit in the East Bay is hiring a Staff Accountant to support their organization's growth.

Our Client is a non-profit organization that helps resilient public-school students, under-represented in higher education, access and succeed in college and expand their life opportunities. It aspires to involve the whole community in providing college access services, scholarships, mentoring, and support networks to assist young people in realizing their full potential. The Client is in a time of expansion to lead the Oakland Promise, a cross-sector partnership with OUSD and the Mayor's office, with the goal of tripling the number of college graduates in a decade.

They currently serve 1,200 college student and influence 4 Future Centers in major Oakland High Schools representing over 3,500 youth. The operating budget is $ 4 M. With the aim to serve 2,000 college students annually by 2020.

Job Description

Responsibilities :

1. Perform General Accounting functions, including operation of the general ledger system, create and upload journal entries, month-end close work and account reconciliations for various accounts.

2. Coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues.

3. Process invoices, wire payments, and check requests received in the Finance Department.

4. Responsible for Grant Tracking, income tracking, scholarships, pledges and creating invoices and scholarship administration.

5. Supporting the audit.

6. Perform Payroll functions and 403B entry.

7. Entering data into Salesforce, including data for Development team and issuing letters.

8. Lead and participate in cross-functions ad hoc projects and tasks as assigned as we scale.

9. Participate in financial transformation initiatives.

Qualifications:

1. Minimum of a Bachelors in Accounting.

2. Experience in AP, AR and Reconciliation, Month end journal entries and month end close.

3. Experience with grant tracking strongly preferred.

4. Experience with payroll preferred.

5. Minimum 2 years of work experience working in a non-profit strongly preferred.

6. Experience with QuickBooks required.

7. Passionate about college success.

8. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Our Client is a fun- loving, dedicated, diverse team of professionals, volunteers and partners committed to tripling the number of college graduates in Oakland and expanding young people's potential. If that sounds like you- join us! Please email your resume to sheree.ferrel@randstadusa.com

 
location: Oakland, California
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 35 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5,8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities :

1. Perform General Accounting functions, including operation of the general ledger system, create and upload journal entries, month-end close work and account reconciliations for various accounts.

2. Coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues.

3. Process invoices, wire payments, and check requests received in the Finance Department.

4. Responsible for Grant Tracking, income tracking, scholarships, pledges and creating invoices and scholarship administration.

5. Supporting the audit.

6. Perform Payroll functions and 403B entry.

7. Entering data into Salesforce, including data for Development team and issuing letters.

8. Lead and participate in cross-functions ad hoc projects and tasks as assigned as we scale.

9. Participate in financial transformation initiatives.

 
qualifications:
Qualifications:

1. Minimum of a Bachelors in Accounting.

2. Experience in AP, AR and Reconciliation, Month end journal entries and month end close.

3. Experience with grant tracking strongly preferred.

4. Experience with payroll preferred.

5. Minimum 2 years of work experience working in a non-profit strongly preferred.

6. Experience with QuickBooks required.

7. Passionate about college success.

8. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

 
skills: Quickbooks, Account Reconciliation, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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