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Staff Accountant

San Mateo Metro Area, California

Post Date: 07/11/2017 Job ID: JN -072017-39015 Background: General Ledger - Finance
Biotech company in South San Francisco looking for a Staff Accountant with Payroll experience.
General Ledger:
  • Managing general ledger accounting, journal entries, month-end close, reconciliations, financial statements, and variance analyses
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements and system enhancements
  • Understand and apply both generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the execution of the month-end close, account reconciliations, and journal entries by deadlines.
  • Assist with year-end audits.
  • Assist with the maintenance of vendor master files.
  • Create / run reports as needed.
  • Initiate recommendations for improvement and efficiencies.
  • Assist with ad hoc accounting projects as needed
  • Supporting all or some of the following functions: payroll, inventory accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and fixed assets.
  • Preparing and analyzing monthly and quarterly reports as required
Payroll:
  • Process semi-monthly payroll in Trinet for ~125 employees.
  • Work closely with HR team to obtain and track payroll data including salary adjustments, special payments, new hires and terminations.
  • Assist HR team with on-boarding and off-boarding of employees.
  • Set up State Tax ID and Unemployment ID number for new states.
  • Record payroll journal entries into NetSuite timely.
  • Perform payroll analysis as required.
  • Research and promptly resolve employee issues, requests and inquiries with regards to payroll, benefits and expense reports.
  • Active participation with payroll policy development and documentation.
  • Exercise high degree of confidentiality relative to all payroll information and employee privacy initiatives.
  • Assist with ad hoc payroll projects as needed.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • 4+ years of progressive experience in accounting or finance handling the general ledger, month-end close, reconciliations, payroll, and variance analyses
  • Knowledge of Netsuite and Tri Net is a plus
  • Practical experience with local, state and federal government laws for payroll
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail Oriented and organized
  • Fun personality, ability to work with a very engaged Finance & Administration team
  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance

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