Temporary Senior Accountant

Sacramento, California | Contract | $40.00 - $55.00

March 22, 2024   |   Job ID: 2181802

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Senior Accountant (CONTRACT) 

For over 50 years, Nelson Connects has empowered employers and job seekers to achieve their unique versions of success. Our commitment to excellence, integrity, compassion, and innovation has made us a trusted partner in connecting jobs, people, and communities. The remarkably talented and dedicated people of Nelson Connects are building on the rich history of this company to define the future of our industry, and we can’t wait to work with you.


We are Nelson Connects, and our purpose is your success. 

You are a senior accounting professional who will play a crucial role in the financial management and accounting operations of the organization for 3-6 months. You will work collaboratively with the finance team and to help optimize financial processes and ensure accurate financial reporting.

This position pays: $40-$55/hour


What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for overseeing and maintaining the integrity of financial records, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and supporting financial reporting and budgeting processes.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to develop and monitor the annual budget, ensuring that financial plans align with strategic objectives.
  • Maintain and reconcile the general ledger, including journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Oversee financial management of grants, ensuring compliance with grant requirements and reporting guidelines.
  • Conduct financial analysis and provide recommendations for improving financial efficiency and resource allocation.
  • Prepare for and participate in internal and external audits, including liaising with auditors and addressing audit findings.
  • Monitor and manage cash flow, investments, and banking relationships.
  • Maintain records of fixed assets and depreciation.
  • Assist in payroll-related functions, including payroll entries, reconciliations, and reporting.
  • Special projects include: cash reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and implementing new processes. 

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting or finance, preferably in a nonprofit, government, or school district setting.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and budgeting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. 

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If You’re Looking For A New Opportunity, The Recruiting And Staffing Experts At Nelson Connects Can Help. We Work With Companies Of All Types And Sizes Across All Industries. We Help People Like You Find Exciting Roles With Employers Ranging From Fortune 100, Government, And Nonprofit Organizations To Local Businesses, Industry Leaders, And The Most Agile Start-Ups. The Candidates We Work With Appreciate Our Responsive Approach, Genuine Relationships, And Exceptional Service. With A Commitment To Transparency, Authenticity, And Credibility, We Look Forward To Our Jobs Every Day, And We’re Excited To Help You Find The Job You’ve Been Looking For.

Pay Transparency: Nelson Connects Provides Pay Transparency By Placing Salary Ranges In All Job Postings In Accordance With State And Local Regulations. We Are Committed To Communicating Pay Clearly Throughout The Employment Process.

California Fair Chance Act And Beyond: Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Will Be Considered For Employment In Accordance With Applicable Regulations. We Will Consider Qualified Applicants For Employment, Including Those With Criminal Histories, In A Manner Consistent With The Requirements Of Applicable State And Local Laws, Including The City Of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, And CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly Benefits Offered Include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + State Mandated Benefits.

EEO Statement: Nelson Connects is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other classification protected by law.

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