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Staff Accountant

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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**Staff Accountant**


**Up to $100K/year**


Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a staff accountant on a government contract with our customer in Menlo Park, CA. This is a contract to hire opportunity.


**Job Description:**


Our customer seeks an accountant to join the controller s Office of the Business Services Division BSD. The accounting team is responsible for ensuring accuracy, reliability, and integrity of financial information, delivering technically competent accounting financial services to the Laboratory, Stanford University, and the Department of Energy. Reporting to the SLAC Accounting Manager, you will work in a dynamic role collaborating diligently with BSD finance teams and other stakeholders to provide accurate and timely financial reporting. This role will focus primarily on timekeeping data analysis and validation, payroll data processing, journal entry preparation, and timely completion of Balance Sheet reconciliations. The core duties and responsibilities for this position include:


Validating SLAC time effort data integrity, administering accurate financial reporting information by supporting accounting close processes, assisting staff by responding to timekeeping questions, providing robust timely support for payroll labor distribution processes, and partnering with HR on collaborative projects and routine activities.


In partnership with other finance professionals, the accountant will support the team using their accounting knowledge and experience by identifying risks as well as process improvement opportunities in areas such as transactional processing and analysis, A-123 financial controls and testing, and Month-End and Year-End Close activities.


**Your specific responsibilities include:**


+ Perform moderately complex accounting activities and functions, including monitoring accounts, preparing documentation, expenditure reconciliations and reviews, revenue reporting/accounting, purchases and reimbursements, general ledger transactions, and journal entries.


+ Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.


+ Contribute to development of analyses to be used for key activities or decision making.


+ Identify and resolve incorrect journal entries, data anomalies, deviations from established procedures, and unusual issues.


+ Collect data and perform research on details of transactions.


+ Ensure work complies with complex internal policies and external regulations which may require interpretation.


+ Run, maintain, reconcile, review, combine, analyze, and validate financial data sets, utilizing financial reports, financial databases, and key financial information often from multiple systems.


+ Prepare management information reports.


+ Contributing to developing and maintaining desktop procedures and process documentation for area of responsibility.


+ Contribute to unit and organization strategy; assisting in the development of change management plans and materials as needed.


+ Participate as a member of a project team; support new initiatives.


+ Make decisions determining approach to managing and completing processes.


+ Participate as a member of a project team and contribute to change management strategy through communication and collaboration with others.


+ Serve as a resource to local units and other departments to resolve accounting-related issues.


+ May train, coach, and review the work of other staff, as needed.


+ Contribute primarily through applying individual expertise.


+ Other duties may also be assigned.


**Education/Experience Requirements:**


+ To be successful in this position you will bring: Associate degree in accounting, finance or related field and at least two years of applicable experience, or combination of education and relevant work experience.


+ Bachelor s degree strongly preferred.


+ Competence in business applications, such as Microsoft Office.


Please email Drew Rogers at wilr037@kellyservices.com if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.


**You should know:** Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-22

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