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Staff Accountant (Half Moon Bay, CA)

  • Job Title: Staff Accountant
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, CA


Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant is responsible for various aspects of general ledger, accounts payable and intercompany accounting functions. This position also assists in the month-end and year-end closing processes and various account reconciliations, account detail and variance analysis, and other various projects as they occur. The Staff Accountant works both under the direction of the Accounting Manager and independently to manage tasks and assignments in a timely manner to meet company deadlines and goals and ensure tasks are completed as expected.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monthly preparation of bank reconciliations and AJEs
  • Monthly posting of month-end general ledger entries, credit card and OOP entries
  • Maintain month end account reconciliations
  • Monthly preparation and filing of sales taxes
  • Maintain Vendor files, assist with vendor W-9 requests, new vendor creation, year-end 1099s and miscellaneous filing
  • Business and entities related filing throughout the year related to various Federal, State and City reporting requirements
  • Verify weekly freight payment request and posting of freight payment entries
  • Prepare freight reports as needed
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close and audit process
  • Assist and cover A/P duties as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager or Controller



  • Four-year college degree; accounting major preferred
  • Minimum three to five years accounting work experience
  • Detail oriented and able to manage and post large volume of data with speed and accuracy
  • Able to plan, organize, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Able to establish and maintaining efficient filing and records retention of financial documents
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • Strong computer skills including experience with ERP accounting systems and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Intermediate Excel skills required (filters, sorting, pivot tables, V lookup, etc.)
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Experience with on line expense management systems
  • Navision experience not required, but preferred
  • Nursery experience not required, but preferred


Physical Activities:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision.

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