Accountant Jobs in Los Altos, CA

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Randstad - Milpitas, CA (18 miles from Los Altos, CA)
This role is responsible for the review of certain balance sheet accounts and preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP, fixed asset management, Blackline...
14 hours ago
Intuit - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Overview If you?re a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You?ll...
1 day ago
Goodwill Redwood Empire - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB: Position supports the maintenance of the general ledger, general ledger and subsidiary ledger reconciliations, the preparation of monthly financial statements and income...
2 days ago
Palo Alto, CA (5 miles from Los Altos, CA)
The Role They are currently looking for a highly-motivated Accountant, who will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for the management companies, assisting with Accounts Payable...
1 day ago
Palo Alto, CA (5 miles from Los Altos, CA)
The Role They are currently looking for a highly-motivated Accountant, who will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements for the management companies, assisting with Accounts Payable...
1 day ago
The Valley Transportation Authority - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
as capital billing/accounting, general ledger, fixed assets, cash, accounts receivable, etc....
7 hours ago
A10 Networks, Inc. - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Responsibilities: Lead monthly close cycle to ensure timely and accurate revenue reporting; record revenue related journal entries and complete account reconciliations....
2 hours ago
Hayward, CA (21 miles from Los Altos, CA)
As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, audit preparation...
1 day ago
Robert Half - Sunnyvale, CA (7 miles from Los Altos, CA)
lease and monthly payment schedules - Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash,...
1 day ago
Palo Alto Networks - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
entry adjustments at the entity and consolidated level Perform month-end close related activities, including preparation of financing/leasing revenue and deferred revenue related journal entries and...
1 day ago
Ringcentral Incorporated - Belmont, CA (13 miles from Los Altos, CA)
including reconciliations, support documentation, and communication with external auditors * Assist with managing and resolving Billing and Revenue Operation cases * Support and participate on revenue...
22 hours ago
San Mateo, CA (17 miles from Los Altos, CA)
A boutique tax office providing personalized service in the San Carlos - San Mateo Area is looking for a CPA or Enrolled Agent who has experience preparing AND reviewing returns. The ideal...
22 hours ago
Palo Alto, CA (5 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Accountant. Recommended skills Interpersonal Skills Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Accounting Balance Sheet Coordinating Testing...
3 days ago
Palo Alto Networks Inc. - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
entry adjustments at the entity and consolidated level Perform month-end close related activities, including preparation of financing/leasing revenue and deferred revenue related journal entries and...
3 days ago
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
as capital billing/accounting, general ledger, fixed assets, cash, accounts receivable, etc....
2 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Los Altos, CA

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Los Altos, CA as reported by the BLS.

$83,775

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Los Altos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Los Altos, CA
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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