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Senior Accountant

Accounting | Pleasanton, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Senior Accountant 1244 

Looking for a Senior Accountant for a fast-paced software company in the Accounting department.


  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries in compliance with GAAP – main areas of responsibility may include cash and investments, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, leases, accrued liabilities, and equity
  • Assist in establishing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring accounting control procedures and accounting policies
  • Investigate and resolve variances in general ledger accounts
  • Prepare schedules as requested by auditors, manager, and others in the group
  • Work on various ad hoc projects as requested


  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to learn new concepts and technology quickly
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Judgment and problem-solving
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently, with general direction and guidance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or with an emphasis in accounting)
  • Experience in leases and fixed assets preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
  • In-depth knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • Minimum of 6 - 8 years of accounting experience including public accounting; software and/or SaaS industry experience highly preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Experience using a large ERP system
  • Experience in the accounting department of a public company with more than 1,000 employees desired

$60-$65 per Hour        Pleasanton, CA 94588        9 Month Assignment