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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Amec Foster Wheeler - Cima, CA
Back-up other Management Accountants in all processes. Work on Special Projects as assigned by Consolidation and Allocation Team Lead - SAP Accounting....
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Glen Ellen, CA
Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles Highly proficient with Excel and QuickBooks Non Profit experience highly desirable Excellent organizational skills...
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Irvine, CA
Working as a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit...
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San Francisco, CA
accounting / General ledger experience Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with minimal direction Recommended skills Reports Balance Sheet Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Accounting...
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Burbank, CA
Staff Accountants - Burbank public accounting firm has immediate openings for staff accountants to prepare tax returns, compile/review financial statements, and to assist the partners in various tax...
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Whittier, CA
Accountant. Recommended skills Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Accounting...
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Oakland, CA
Reviews, analyzes, and reports out monthly revenue and expense, balance sheets and cash forecasts....
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Robert Half - Fontana, CA
Senior Accountant Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Participate in month-end close activities, which includes balance sheet reconciliations, ad-hoc analyses, trial balance reviews, and financial...
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Capital Equity Management Group, Inc - Modesto, CA
Recommended skills Balance Sheet Auditing Accounting General Ledger Financial Statements Finance...
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Robert Half - West Los Angeles, CA
Recommended skills Social Skills Financial Statements Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Accounting Communication Attention To Detail...
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Robert Half - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Recommended skills Ledgers (Accounting) Journals Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Reconciliation Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable...
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Robert Half - Stockton, CA
Accountant. Recommended skills Account Analysis Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Bank Reconciliations Balance Sheet Financial Statements Accounts Payable...
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Robert Half - Castro Valley, CA
Recommended skills Microsoft Excel Auditing Manufacturing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Accounting General Ledger...
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Acro Service Corp - Los Angeles, CA
Recommended skills Balance Sheet Income Statement Financial Statements Fixed Asset Reconciliation Audit Schedules...
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PDS Tech, Inc. - Santa Ana, CA
$$$ Recommended skills Accounting Finance Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Financial Analysis Manufacturing Analytical...
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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 (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.6%)
  • 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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