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Settlement Accountant

  • Location: Pleasanton, California, 94588
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Terrific 6+ month contract opening in Pleasanton, CA for an  Accountant.  Will assist in maintaining and ensuring the integrity of accounts. Will be primarily responsible for accurate and timely processing of system interface files, journal entries, reconciliations and month-end accounting.  Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will be partnering with cross functional areas of the business. 

Responsibilities include:
•    Reconciling system interface data files and taking corrective actions to fix the data discrepancies, missing accounting rules, correcting accounting errors, etc. 
•    Identify and prepare necessary period end accounting entries. 
•    Performing SOX compliant audits in GL Posting files, Commission rates in Business System. 
•    Responsible for working with internal and external auditors to provide SOX audit finding. 
•    Determining the month-end accruals for unbilled transactions. 
•    Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts impacted by the processes managed by this position. 
•    Making adjustments to the business partner’s accounts in business systems.   

•    Bachelor's degree in Business.  Accounting and/or Finance experience.
•    2+ years of experience with transaction processing in business systems.
•    Good reconciliation skills.
•    Ability to work with and manipulate large quantities of data.
•    Competency in Excel & SQL 
•    Through knowledge in GAAP Accounting Principles and double entry accounting. 
•    Experience in Financial Reporting. 
•    Superior organization skills with excellent attention to detail.
•    Good communication skills; effectively communicate in writing or orally with technical and non-technical team members.
•    Patient, diplomatic and collaborative working with cross functional teams.
•    Possess a high degree of initiative, self-motivation and resourcefulness. 
•    Superior organization skills with excellent attention to detail.
•    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision under rigid time constraints.
•    Strong teamwork and customer service skills.