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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Foster City, California


If you're an eager to learn entry level accountant with a knack for accuracy, Accountemps has a terrific opportunity for you at an exciting organization. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, Accounts Payable and reconciliations. This position will also require you to participate in payroll, sales and use tax and supporting the AR department. The Foster City, California based company is offering this position on a long-term temporary-to-full-time basis. They provide an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Help with Sales and Use Tax as well as handle Payroll

  • Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Responsible for handling Accounts Payable

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple department


  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Familiarity with Monthly Sales Tax

  • General understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Willing to learn bi-Monthly Payroll

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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