Senior Accountant

San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 29 '21Posted on:

The Senior Accountant plays a key role in supporting accounting and finance. This is an ideal position for a detail-oriented candidate who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic environment. The Senior Accountant performs the full range of functions needed to ensure a strong financial operation. Responsibilities include hands-on bookkeeping and accounting, assisting with budgeting and financial planning, preparing financial reports.

DEPARTMENT: Accounting and Finance


  • Reports to: Controller
  • Collaborates with: Accounting, Purchasing, All Departments
  • Supervises: Accountant


Bookkeeping/Accounting & Reporting

  • Ensure accuracy of general ledger
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Collections
  • Factor Funding
  • Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes
  • Prepare financial reports for review
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors
  • Filing of sales tax returns
  • Assist with tax audits
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Review contracts, project labor and expenses and ensure accurate posting to projects.
  • Review and processing of expense reports
  • 1099’s

Cash & Investments

  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Prepare wire payment / ACH processing
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit card and factor statements

Other Functions

  • Act as key point of contact for clients and internal staff regarding billing questions by providing informed and researched information.
  • Provide general administrative support as needed



  • Proficient with technology, especially databases and word processing
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software required, ideally experience using Deltek and Studio Webware
  • A BS/BA degree, ideally an Accounting degree or certification, or commensurate experience
  • At least 5 years of professional accounting experience, preferably in professional services
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues who may not have finance backgrounds; skilled at translating financial concepts into layperson’s terms
  • Keen analytic and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision-making
  • Good people skills; relate well on phone and in person; demonstrate patience and kindness in all interactions with clients, colleagues, and agency leaders
  • Excellent organizational skills; work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with ability to maintain composure while juggling multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Team player who is flexible and adaptable to changing needs
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strategic and analytical thinker
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, sense of humor

Minimum Competencies

  • Excellent customer service skills; strong interpersonal skills including patience, flexibility, judgment, discretion and tact.
  • Self-starter with strong independent judgment, discretion and critical thinking; ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team, and to stay focused under pressure.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects in a very fast-paced, performance-oriented environment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to master new tasks quickly.
  • Excellent communications skills, including the ability to write and edit polished communications
  • Model professional presentation/behavior, exercising discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with a diverse staff and clientele.

This position is full time, permanent, and with full Healthcare Coverage, 401(k) Safe Harbor Matching, Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Benefits, 529 College Pre-Tax Plan, and PTO

Please send resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to

NICOLEHOLLIS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities. Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities; please let us know if you need accommodations for the interview process.

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