Accountant Jobs in California

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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University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted UC San Diego Campus hiring. UCSD Campus will continue to recruit for essential positions and we ask for your understanding and patience with our...
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Tarzana, CA
Senior tax accountants prepare or review; individual and business tax returns, accounting and tax adjustments, reconciliations, and tax projections including payroll and withholdings calculations....
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Monterey, CA
Entries -- Creating, Adjusting and Entering of journal entries into client/internal accounting software....
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Volunteers of America Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
reports using automated as well as hands-on accounting practices following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Approves AP vouchers and codes expenses and charges Analyzes general ledger...
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Undisclosed - Ontario, CA
Accountant Prepare balance sheets, monitor cash flow; Mail resume to job site: Clean Safety, Inc., 2235 E. Francis St., Ontario, CA 91761, No calls recblid 4yeet2exa8jlh3c1oxka3xjiohvkbi...
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Monterey Park, CA
Growing CPA firm seeks an experienced tax accountant to join our firm....
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Fresno, CA
Must-haves include experience in Disclosures, Statements of Cash, Financial Statements, reconciling budgets, preparing financial statements, research and analysis.Experience in the financial environment...
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Sacramento, CA
This is a seasonal position starting February 16, 2021 and ending on April 15, 2021. This is a full-time position. We are looking for someone with strong technical skills to assist with scanning...
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Robert Half - San Leandro, CA
The Fund Accountant will be working on the following: Maintain Fund and GP general ledgers including, but not limited, to recording of quarterly expense, accruals and intercompany payables/receivables...
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Ledgent Finance & Accounting - San Diego, CA
Statements General Ledger and Bank Recons Balance Sheet Reconciliations Strong Excel Computer Savvy with ERP experience Will go permanent around 6 months DEPENDANT ON YOUR OWN work product and fit...
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Brea, CA
Performs maintenance of general ledger....
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Los Angeles, CA
Accountant, Multi Family residential....
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Long Beach, CA
Tax Accountant Recruiter Robert Half Accountemps Location Long Beach Salary 19.00 - 22.00 USD Hourly Posted 08 Jan 2021 Closes 05 Feb 2021 Job role Tax Sector Accounting - Public practice Contract type...
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Roseville, CA
Applies strong accounting skills, including A/P, A/R, journal entries and all bookkeeping through financial statement preparation....
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Intuit - Concord, CA
Senior Accountant - Bookkeeper Recruiter Intuit Location Concord Salary Competitive Posted 05 Jan 2021 Closes 02 Feb 2021 Job role Bookkeeper Sector Accounting - Public practice Contract type Permanent...
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Salary for Accountant Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in California as reported by the BLS.


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.1%)
  • Master's Degree (27.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.4%)
  • 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 California
  • 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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