Accountant

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848887_2762769

Parker + Lynch is seeking a Contract Accountant to perform a variety of professional accounting duties such as monitoring the general ledger accounts, preparing and reviewing journal entries, and completing financial statements for a client located in Sacramento, CA. The ideal candidate has experience in the manufacturing industry, and is available for a 3-6 month contract. Please send your resume to cheyanne.muller@parkerlynch.com for immediate consideration. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries for assigned accounts according to established schedule
  • Reviews trial balance to locate, identify, and resolve all input and accounting errors
  • Maintains records, ledgers and journals as necessary to determine the organization's financial status and provide sound business insights
  • Provides backup payroll support
  • Performs analysis of various general ledger accounts by reviewing entries, compiling and comparing transactions, determining and resolving open items, and interpreting trends and/or deviations. 
  • Assists with the completion of month-end close
  • Fills in for the Finance Manager in his/her absence
  • Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting or relating field
  • 3+ years of direct accounting experience
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP
  • Advanced use of MS Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
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