• Accountant (Budgets)

    Job ID 2018-1696
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Carlos
    Job Category
    Strategic Staffing
    Job Type
  • Overview

    MGO Strategic Staffing has an immediate opportunity for an Accountant for our client in San Carlos, CA. This is a 6 month contract position. In this position, The Accountant reports to a Finance Manager in the Budget Department, and will perform a variety of professional level accounting activities within the Finance Division in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Excel, and Word, Testing Required

    Examples of Essential Functions:


    • Compile, interpret and analyze accounting data such as budget, encumbrances and expenses.
    • Review grant documentation to ensure fund setup is in compliance.
    • Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations.  Make necessary correcting entries.
    • Process and analyze accounting data in an electronic Enterprise Resource Planning database (ERP). 
    • Prepare financial reports.


    Examples of Duties:


    • Review and analyze transactions for completeness, accuracy and proper coding.
    • Prepare vouchers journal, payroll reclass for entry into the ERP.
    • Analyze project costs and grant expenditures.
    • Review grant and budget documentation for ensuring conformance with agreements, contracts and local, state or federal regulations.
    • Answer questions, and resolve issues for internal and external customers.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:


    Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. 
    • Three years of full-time accounting experience.


    Other Requirements:


    • Must have experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning system (e.g. PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle); experience with PeopleSoft is desirable.
    • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite,;intermediate Excel is desirable.
    • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills. 

    For immediate consideration, apply here.


    MGO Strategic Staffing is a highly respected professional services firm that specializes in placing accounting, finance, information technology (IT) and human resources personnel. Our reputation is based on integrity and proven performance. We have been in business for over sixteen years and have provided interim staffing and consulting services to a wide variety of local and state agencies and numerous corporate clients.


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