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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Grant Accountant

  • Aston Carter
  • Sacramento, CA
  • 2 days ago
Skills: Accounting, General ledger, Reconciliation, Month end, Journal entry, Financial statement, Audit, grants, Grant accounting, Research administration, Clinical research, Financial analysis, Reporting...
QR Code Link to This Post ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: One must be able to perform the essential functions of the job; which include, but are not limited to the following (Other duties...
Recommended Skills Auditing Coordinating Enterprise Resource Planning Finance General Ledger Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Apply to this job. Think you're the perfect candidate?...

Senior Accountant, Investment Accounting Remote

  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 2 days ago
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Staff Accountant

  • Visalia, CA
  • 2 days ago
JOB DETAILS LOCATION Visalia, CA POSTED 30+ days ago Promoted by Creative Financial Staffing Description Lead Systems Analyst Local, fast-moving opportunity | Benefits | No sponsorship Are you...

Administrative Assistant - CPA firm

  • Marina del Rey, CA
  • 1 day ago
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for CPA Firm Full Time 35 hours week, Mon-Fri 9 to 5 on CPA Firm seeks an organized person with communication skills for front desk services to serve clients through...

Senior Accountant Contract

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 1 day ago
Perform assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes. Prepare journal entries and monthly account reconciliations. Review and post accounts payable entries....

Remore Senior Accountant

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 1 day ago
ACCOUNTANT Company: Appleone Location: Los Angeles Posted on: August 7, 2022 Job Description: This REMORE ACCOUNTANT Position Features: Dental, Health, and Vision PTO/Sick Leave 401k Great Pay up to...

GL Accountant

  • Analysts
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • 16 hours ago
Key Responsibilities Prepare and load monthly multi-currency journal entries to accounting software, review balances and analyze data for U.S as well as global offices Investigate general ledger discrepancies...
Growing local tax firm is currently accepting applications for a full time Enrolled Agent, Certified Public Accountant, or Attorney immediately....

General Ledger Accountant

  • Los Olivos, CA
  • 16 hours ago
3-5 years of Account/General Ledger and Journal Entries experience....

Tax Accountant Hybrid Or Remote

  • Los Altos, CA
  • 1 day ago
Apply Bookmark job Tax Accountant (Hybrid or CA Remote) Apply Bookmark job Free CV Review SlingShot Connections Los Altos, CA Full time Published on...
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Associate Accountant

  • Acxiom
  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • 1 day ago
The Associate Accountant role participates in day-to-day activities of the Accounting team by preparing journal entries as needed to ensure account balances are accurate and complete monthly account...

Senior Accountant

  • Amino Apps
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 15 hours ago
Your Role at MediaLab We're looking for a savvy and experienced Senior Accountant to join our growing Finance organization to play a vital role in our company's financial operations....

Assurance Manager, CPA

  • Beech Valley Solutions
  • Anaheim, CA
  • 1 day ago
Remote Tax Senior Compensation: Varies, $80,000 - $100,000 depending on experience,plus benefits Location: Fully Remote Nationwide (WFH) BeechValley connects Top Tier Accountants to highly sought-after...
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Highest Education Level

Accountants in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.4%)
  • Master's Degree (27.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

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