San Jose, CA | Freelance | Job ID #57403 |
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Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accountant working with one of our top clients in San Jose, CA. Currently we are seeking this individual for a 6-month extendable contract. 


  • Supervise and guide multiple accountants in outsourced accounting function
  • Assist in the monthly close process
  • Review and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations across multiple legal entities
  • Review and preparation of monthly general ledger account fluctuations
  • Adhoc analysis of Balance Sheet accounts as requested by Business partners
  • Review and preparation of journal entries and ad hoc reports
  • Partner with various partners and locations to improve and streamline processes
  • Evaluate internal work processes and service deliveries, make recommendations and implement changes for improved efficiencies
  • Fulfill responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the Company values and behaviors and maintain high ethical values


  • CPA, CPA Candidate or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with complex reconciliations
  • Experience in working for large company & dealing with large volume of transactions
  • Process oriented with a mindset on how to achieve efficiencies within a function
  • Detail, deadline and goal-oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Be a self-starter with fast learning skills and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to manage multiple priorities with accuracy and efficiency
  • Significant experience and competence with Excel (advanced skills), Word and Outlook. Ability to develop and analyze data spreadsheets a MUST
  • SAP experience a plus but not required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Candidate should have solid understanding of U.S. GAAP

Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.