Senior Accountant/ Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 75000 - $ 85000

A rapidly growing defense contractor in Central San Diego is looking to add a Senior Accountant to their team. This position will support the Controller with general ledger, payroll and process improvements amongst other tasks. They are offering a salary in the 75-85k range plus rofit sharing, great benefits, 9/80 work schedule and lots of growth opportunities!


  • Ensure cost are properly allocated through journal entries
  • Assist with bank reconciliations
  • Month-end close
  • Bi-weekly payroll, terminations and other payroll activities
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal guidelines
  • Process vendor invoices weekly
  • Process all Subcontractor invoices
  • Review and process employee expense accounts
  • Review and process yearly 1099's
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Accounting or similar field
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal payroll laws
  • Deltek software preferred
  • Defense industry experience preferred
  • If you are interested in this Senior Accountant position please submit your resume to for immediate consideration or apply online at

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