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Accounting Assistant

Sacramento, CA


Direct Hire

1 opening

The Company

Founded in 2003, Cambria Solutions, Inc. (Cambria) is a national information technology and management consulting firm headquartered in Sacramento, California, with offices in Los Angeles, California; Olympia, Washington; Tallahassee, Florida; and, Atlanta, Georgia.

Cambria builds custom-tailored solutions helping clients successfully deliver their most important projects and solve their most difficult challenges using ingenuity and a distinctly humanized approach, something we like to call HumanGenuity™.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all facets of Accounts Payable
  • Coordinate all facets of General Ledger accounting
  • Coordinate all facets of Cash Management
  • Assists with multiple facets of Accounting Close & external Annual Tax Audit
  • Assist with other tasks and activities as required

The Position

This position coordinates the Accounts Payable and General Ledger functions for Cambria Solutions, as well as handling other related activities and projects.

The Accounting Assistant maintains electronic and hardcopy vendor (incl. suppliers, subcontractors, etc.) records, receives and enters bills in the accounting system, secures payment approval and generates payments according to vendor trade payment terms and company policy.  Interacts with suppliers and subcontractors to resolve A/P-related matters, prepares and files all periodic, recurring non-income based commercial taxes, license renewals and fees, and quarterly income tax payments. The Accounting Assistant reviews employee and company credit cards, downloads and posts to accounting software.

The Accounting Assistant performs recurring accrual accounting analyses (payroll, benefits, PTO, cost of sales, prepaid expenses, deferred income, etc.) and posts general journal entries and reversals to the accounting system. Performs monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (e.g., cash accounts to bank statements, etc.).  Prepares and issues 1099-MISC forms and IRS transmittals after each year-end.

The Accounting Assistant provides support in the fulfillment of planning & reporting exercises, and the annual external CPA audit. Ensures that all desk procedures are well-documented and maintained, and that mechanisms are in place for tracking process performance. Identifies opportunities for process improvement and offers recommendations for improving the accuracy and efficiency of those processes. Assists with initiatives to automate Cambria business processes and accepts ad hoc project assignments as required.

Position Requirements/ Competencies

  • The candidate should have a solid understanding of both cash- and accrual based financial accounting, including academic training
  • Advanced user skills and experience with QuickBooks is required
  • Intermediate to advanced user skills in MS Excel
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced and changing environment and be able to handle stressful situations
  • Well organized, focused, accurate and productive, and capable of handling a substantial workload. Analytical skills and strong problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal relational skills, and should be able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Dedicated to excellent customer service, quality and continuous improvement, and open and receptive to constructive critical feedback
  • Experience working in a service business, especially one that serves State, Local or Federal government agencies is a plus

Education and Relevant Work Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business preferred
  • 2-3 years’ experience working as an Accounting Assistant
  • Experience with QuickBooks, GL accounting, MS Office applications

Our focus is simple. Start with the right people, deliver solutions and provide consistent value that will impact our communities.  Interested in joining Cambria?  Please remit your resume and salary requirements.

Cambria Solutions is an equal opportunity firm. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status and/or registered domestic partner status, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, childbirth, physical or mental disability, status as a disabled or Vietnam veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.