Staff Accountant in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

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Job Description

Accounting Professionals-don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle!

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for accounting professionals. Our client has an immediate need for a Staff Accountant!

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search, and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, operations, administration and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

Staff Accountant

A nationally recognized nonprofit organization is seeking a Staff Accountant to assist with their AR and month end close. This role is a 6 month contract in Mission Valley


  • Oversee and maintain organization's cash receipt process.
  • Collaborate with fundraising staff to review, process, reconcile and report on contributed revenue.
  • Collaborate with program management to maintain various grant reconciliation schedules.
  • Perform monthly revenue and expense allocations according to organization's allocation guidelines.
  • Perform monthly close procedures, including reconciliation of multiple general ledger accounts for both cash and accrual books.
  • Prepare various account reconciliation schedules.
  • Assist in reconciliation and processing of organization's corporate credit card process.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reporting metrics for Finance Committee and distribution.
  • Reconcile organization's various bank accounts.
  • Support Senior Accountant with monthly financial statement analysis for multiple lines of businesses.
  • Assist and prepare HUD draws and ensure timely payments.
  • Coordinate with Supportive Housing Manager regarding accounting compliance of HUD grants
  • Document department processes, procedures, and policies; including but not limited to internal controls.
  • Assist Controller and Senior Accountant with year-end audit preparation.
  • Assist Controller and Senior Accountant with annual budget process.
  • Support Controller and CFO with ad hoc projects.


  • Accounts Receivable and month end close (reconciliations and journal entries
  • Not for profit industry, preferred, not required
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Reliable, detailed, good communication skills written and verbal


  • ONSITE OR REMOTE: Hybrid, 9/8/80 work schedule