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Robert Half Accountant in Modesto, California

Description We are providing an opportunity in the Non-Profit industry based in Modesto, California, for an Accountant to join our team. The Accountant will be responsible for a variety of detailed technical accounting duties, processing payroll and accounts payable expenditures, and maintaining accurate financial records. This role offers a contract employment opportunity.


• Perform technical accounting duties with meticulous attention to detail

• Process payroll and accounts payable expenditures in a timely and accurate manner

• Maintain and reconcile a variety of accounting and financial records, ensuring accuracy at all times

• Prepare and issue various accounting documents such as purchase orders and invoices

• Generate a variety of financial reports and statements as needed

• Assist in the development, monitoring, and amendment of Overall Work Program Budget

• Develop and maintain specialized spreadsheets and systems for recording and tracking cost element information for each program and project

• Prepare year-end entries and assist in the preparation of annual trial balance schedules for audit preparations and year-end adjustments

• Establish and maintain a variety of records and files including credit card, fixed assets, and inventory records

• Coordinate meetings and prepare supporting documentation for assigned committees

• Utilize skills in Bank Reconciliations, Microsoft Excel, and Administrative skills to effectively perform job duties. Requirements • Candidate must possess a minimum of 2 years of experience in an accounting role within the non-profit sector

• Proficiency in Bank Reconciliations is necessary

• The applicant should have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

• Strong administrative skills are required for the role

• The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential

• A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field is required

• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail are critical

• Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary

• Candidate must have strong organizational and time management skills

• Knowledge of accounting software and applications is a plus

• Experience with financial reporting and financial forecasting is preferred

• The applicant should be able to handle confidential information with discretion

• Knowledge of non-profit accounting regulations and standards is beneficial.

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