Accountant Jobs in Milpitas, 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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Stanford University - Stanford, CA (19 miles from Milpitas, CA)
reconciliations and reviews, revenue reporting/accounting, purchases and reimbursements, general ledger transactions, and journal entries....
1 day ago
Lexacount LLC - Palo Alto, CA (18 miles from Milpitas, CA)
Responsibilities: Preparation of monthly financial statements; Participation in month end close, including preparation of Journal entries; Maintenance of general ledger accounts; Tracking of accounts...
1 day ago
Randstad - Milpitas, 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...
2 days ago
The Valley Transportation Authority - Santa Clara, CA (8 miles from Milpitas, CA)
as capital billing/accounting, general ledger, fixed assets, cash, accounts receivable, etc....
1 day ago
Menlo Park, CA (20 miles from Milpitas, CA)
The Senior Tax Accountant will report to and work closely with the Senior Tax Manager....
7 hours ago
Newark, CA (14 miles from Milpitas, CA)
Prepare general ledger and supporting accounts within the accounting software. Record and maintain inter-company transactions and recurring journal entries....
11 hours ago
Western Digital Corp - San Jose, CA (6 miles from Milpitas, CA)
ledger team in supporting implementation of tax initiatives Preparation of investment in subsidiary and equity in subsidiary reconciliations for Western Digital legal entities Participate in the review...
12 hours ago
Stanford University - Stanford, CA (19 miles from Milpitas, CA)
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles....
1 day ago
Lexacount LLC - Palo Alto, CA (18 miles from Milpitas, CA)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the preparation and completion of all tasks associated with the monthly accounting and closing cycle; Prepare monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, monthly variance...
1 day ago
8x8, Inc. - San Jose, CA (6 miles from Milpitas, CA)
.** Perform month-end close, related entries and account reconciliation and analysis for monthly revenue, deferred revenue, deferred costs and other account reconciliations....
1 day ago
Robert Half - Sunnyvale, CA (11 miles from Milpitas, 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,...
2 days ago
Stanford University - Redwood City, CA (23 miles from Milpitas, CA)
Research Accountant 1 Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again....
1 day ago
Robert Half - Fremont, CA (13 miles from Milpitas, CA)
Ref ID: 00...34 Classification: Tax Accountant - High net worth clients - VC Firm Compensation: DOE For more information or an expedited hiring process please send updated resume to Charlie O'Brien...
11 hours ago
Synopsys - San Jose, CA (6 miles from Milpitas, CA)
This role will also assist with other revenue accounting processes such as revenue validations, journal entries, and reconciliations....
8 hours ago
Hexcel - Dublin, CA (20 miles from Milpitas, CA)
Complete various bank account reconciliations as assigned. Prepare, key and document journal entries....
2 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Milpitas, 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 Milpitas, 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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