program accountant in san jose

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US$ 18 per hour
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location
san jose, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
contract
salary
US$ 18 per hour
reference number
435352
phone
408-573-1111
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job summary:

Program Accountant

Position Summary:

The Program Accountant performs professional accounting, and budget analysis and review. They provide comprehensive fiscal knowledge, accounting/fiscal support, and technical assistance for departments, sites, and/or programs. The Program Accountant monitors fiscal solvency and ensures funding compliance in order to develop, audit, revise, and/or maintain a variety of accounting, budget, financial reports, statements, transactions, and records in accordance with applicable laws, codes, statues, rules, regulations and ordinances as assigned. The employee will receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures.

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries, account work papers, complex bank reconciliation, CDE program reports, schedules, charts, complex spreadsheets, work-papers, and database work papers in the performance of complex accounting, budget, and financial analysis work on a regular, monthly, interim, and/or annual basis.
  • Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical, and narrative financial statements or reports that requires analysis and interpretation; they work with the Auditor with data processing regarding automated financial and billing systems.
  • Reviews and analyzes grants, contracts, and proposals for fiscal soundness and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles. They also assist in preparing, and reviewing Federal, State, County and City budgets.
  • Reconciles financial ledgers and records; prepares financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules; researches and resolves discrepancies.
  • Audits accounting systems and procedures to ensure proper internal control and compliance with established policies; performs the conversion and ongoing maintenance of automated and accounting systems.
  • Provides assistance in the development of the annual budget, monitors budget activities; forecasts funds needed for the agency operations; assists in preparing the final budget document for approval of the Board of Directors.
  • Provides assistance to the Accounting Manager and prepares special studies and reports.
  • Participates in fiscal year-end audit activities, including preparation of financial statements.
  • Coordinates financially related activities with other departments, prepares worksheets and schedules; compiles data and records.
  • Will collaborate with and review the work of fiscal staff in making entries, reconciliation's and performing other fiscal record-keeping work.
  • Process provider payments
  • Reviews program invoices for proper classification prior to payments
  • Prepare journal entry to record revenue
  • Analyzes actual to budget expense monthly and research significant variances
  • Meets with program manager and accounting manager monthly to discuss program financial statement & project program status
  • Prepares financial report and credit card report for Board meetings
  • Prepares the Cash Transaction Report and submits it online to Early Head Start Division of Payment Management quarterly
  • Prepares SF 425 (Semiannual Report, Annual Report and Final Report), has the Accounting Manager review it, and has the Board Chair Person sign it
  • Assists the Accounting Manager and Program Manager with preparing an annual budget
  • Updates Early Head Start Program information online on separate websites as needed.
  • Enters Annual budget online in Head Start Enterprise System
  • Allocate employees time spent on Early Head Start administration or program function for Personnel Activity Report (PARs)
  • Monitors provider payments and enrollment of children & discusses with Program Manager so that the maximum reimbursable amount is earned
  • Prepares quarterly reports based on general ledger revenue & expense and enter into California Department of Education website.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager in preparing annual budget, staff allocation, cost allocation and upload into Blackbaud accounting software
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting and finance
  • Must be able to analyze fiscal data and draw logical conclusions, define accounting problems and recommend effective solutions
  • Experienced in principles of fiscal administration including development and maintenance of sound internal fiscal controls, policies, and financial and statistical analysis
  • Knowledgeable in appropriate laws, codes, standards, and fiscal reporting requirements applicable to CDE financial transactions, program development and control, fiscal solvency and attendance procedures
  • Must be able to communicate accounting procedures and policies clearly to others
  • Must be able use computer applications, spreadsheet software and must be able to write memos and reports clearly and concisely
  • Must be able to organize work and set priorities to meet timelines; read, understand, and apply legal requirements and administrative policies to departmental accounting functions
  • Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others
  • Must be able to plan, initiate, and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction
 
location: San Jose, California
job type: Contract
salary: $18 - 21 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:

Program Accountant

Position Summary:

The Program Accountant performs professional accounting, and budget analysis and review. They provide comprehensive fiscal knowledge, accounting/fiscal support, and technical assistance for departments, sites, and/or programs. The Program Accountant monitors fiscal solvency and ensures funding compliance in order to develop, audit, revise, and/or maintain a variety of accounting, budget, financial reports, statements, transactions, and records in accordance with applicable laws, codes, statues, rules, regulations and ordinances as assigned. The employee will receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures.

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries, account work papers, complex bank reconciliation, CDE program reports, schedules, charts, complex spreadsheets, work-papers, and database work papers in the performance of complex accounting, budget, and financial analysis work on a regular, monthly, interim, and/or annual basis.
  • Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical, and narrative financial statements or reports that requires analysis and interpretation; they work with the Auditor with data processing regarding automated financial and billing systems.
  • Reviews and analyzes grants, contracts, and proposals for fiscal soundness and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles. They also assist in preparing, and reviewing Federal, State, County and City budgets.
  • Reconciles financial ledgers and records; prepares financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules; researches and resolves discrepancies.
  • Audits accounting systems and procedures to ensure proper internal control and compliance with established policies; performs the conversion and ongoing maintenance of automated and accounting systems.
  • Provides assistance in the development of the annual budget, monitors budget activities; forecasts funds needed for the agency operations; assists in preparing the final budget document for approval of the Board of Directors.
  • Provides assistance to the Accounting Manager and prepares special studies and reports.
  • Participates in fiscal year-end audit activities, including preparation of financial statements.
  • Coordinates financially related activities with other departments, prepares worksheets and schedules; compiles data and records.
  • Will collaborate with and review the work of fiscal staff in making entries, reconciliation's and performing other fiscal record-keeping work.
  • Process provider payments
  • Reviews program invoices for proper classification prior to payments
  • Prepare journal entry to record revenue
  • Analyzes actual to budget expense monthly and research significant variances
  • Meets with program manager and accounting manager monthly to discuss program financial statement & project program status
  • Prepares financial report and credit card report for Board meetings
  • Prepares the Cash Transaction Report and submits it online to Early Head Start Division of Payment Management quarterly
  • Prepares SF 425 (Semiannual Report, Annual Report and Final Report), has the Accounting Manager review it, and has the Board Chair Person sign it
  • Assists the Accounting Manager and Program Manager with preparing an annual budget
  • Updates Early Head Start Program information online on separate websites as needed.
  • Enters Annual budget online in Head Start Enterprise System
  • Allocate employees time spent on Early Head Start administration or program function for Personnel Activity Report (PARs)
  • Monitors provider payments and enrollment of children & discusses with Program Manager so that the maximum reimbursable amount is earned
  • Prepares quarterly reports based on general ledger revenue & expense and enter into California Department of Education website.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager in preparing annual budget, staff allocation, cost allocation and upload into Blackbaud accounting software
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting and finance
  • Must be able to analyze fiscal data and draw logical conclusions, define accounting problems and recommend effective solutions
  • Experienced in principles of fiscal administration including development and maintenance of sound internal fiscal controls, policies, and financial and statistical analysis
  • Knowledgeable in appropriate laws, codes, standards, and fiscal reporting requirements applicable to CDE financial transactions, program development and control, fiscal solvency and attendance procedures
  • Must be able to communicate accounting procedures and policies clearly to others
  • Must be able use computer applications, spreadsheet software and must be able to write memos and reports clearly and concisely
  • Must be able to organize work and set priorities to meet timelines; read, understand, and apply legal requirements and administrative policies to departmental accounting functions
  • Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others
  • Must be able to plan, initiate, and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction
 
qualifications:

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to joanne.yun@randstadusa.com.

 
skills: General Ledger

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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

skills

General Ledger

qualification

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to joanne.yun@randstadusa.com.

responsibilities

Program Accountant

Position Summary:

The Program Accountant performs professional accounting, and budget analysis and review. They provide comprehensive fiscal knowledge, accounting/fiscal support, and technical assistance for departments, sites, and/or programs. The Program Accountant monitors fiscal solvency and ensures funding compliance in order to develop, audit, revise, and/or maintain a variety of accounting, budget, financial reports, statements, transactions, and records in accordance with applicable laws, codes, statues, rules, regulations and ordinances as assigned. The employee will receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures.

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries, account work papers, complex bank reconciliation, CDE program reports, schedules, charts, complex spreadsheets, work-papers, and database work papers in the performance of complex accounting, budget, and financial analysis work on a regular, monthly, interim, and/or annual basis.
  • Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical, and narrative financial statements or reports that requires analysis and interpretation; they work with the Auditor with data processing regarding automated financial and billing systems.
  • Reviews and analyzes grants, contracts, and proposals for fiscal soundness and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles. They also assist in preparing, and reviewing Federal, State, County and City budgets.
  • Reconciles financial ledgers and records; prepares financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules; researches and resolves discrepancies.
  • Audits accounting systems and procedures to ensure proper internal control and compliance with established policies; performs the conversion and ongoing maintenance of automated and accounting systems.
  • Provides assistance in the development of the annual budget, monitors budget activities; forecasts funds needed for the agency operations; assists in preparing the final budget document for approval of the Board of Directors.
  • Provides assistance to the Accounting Manager and prepares special studies and reports.
  • Participates in fiscal year-end audit activities, including preparation of financial statements.
  • Coordinates financially related activities with other departments, prepares worksheets and schedules; compiles data and records.
  • Will collaborate with and review the work of fiscal staff in making entries, reconciliation’s and performing other fiscal record-keeping work.
  • Process provider payments
  • Reviews program invoices for proper classification prior to payments
  • Prepare journal entry to record revenue
  • Analyzes actual to budget expense monthly and research significant variances
  • Meets with program manager and accounting manager monthly to discuss program financial statement & project program status
  • Prepares financial report and credit card report for Board meetings
  • Prepares the Cash Transaction Report and submits it online to Early Head Start Division of Payment Management quarterly
  • Prepares SF 425 (Semiannual Report, Annual Report and Final Report), has the Accounting Manager review it, and has the Board Chair Person sign it
  • Assists the Accounting Manager and Program Manager with preparing an annual budget
  • Updates Early Head Start Program information online on separate websites as needed.
  • Enters Annual budget online in Head Start Enterprise System
  • Allocate employees time spent on Early Head Start administration or program function for Personnel Activity Report (PARs)
  • Monitors provider payments and enrollment of children & discusses with Program Manager so that the maximum reimbursable amount is earned
  • Prepares quarterly reports based on general ledger revenue & expense and enter into California Department of Education website.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager in preparing annual budget, staff allocation, cost allocation and upload into Blackbaud accounting software
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting and finance
  • Must be able to analyze fiscal data and draw logical conclusions, define accounting problems and recommend effective solutions
  • Experienced in principles of fiscal administration including development and maintenance of sound internal fiscal controls, policies, and financial and statistical analysis
  • Knowledgeable in appropriate laws, codes, standards, and fiscal reporting requirements applicable to CDE financial transactions, program development and control, fiscal solvency and attendance procedures
  • Must be able to communicate accounting procedures and policies clearly to others
  • Must be able use computer applications, spreadsheet software and must be able to write memos and reports clearly and concisely
  • Must be able to organize work and set priorities to meet timelines; read, understand, and apply legal requirements and administrative policies to departmental accounting functions
  • Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others
  • Must be able to plan, initiate, and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction

educational requirements

Bachelor's degree