Long Beach, CA 90802

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Category: Accounting Job Number: [TO] Accountant Pay Rate: 23-24/hr

Helpmates is currently looking for an outstanding Accountant. This is a great opportunity to work for a well known non profit.


Essential Functions of Accountant:

  1. Prepare monthly journal entries for assigned funds and intercompany general journals as assigned.
  2. Review incoming cash receipts and accounts payable batches, verify general ledger coding, ensure accurate and timely payments and posting, and ensure company policies and procedures are followed.
  3. Ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end closing; generate monthly financial statements and other required reports, and distribute them properly by applicable deadline.
  4. Coordinate monthly grant revenue recognition with corps personnel to ensure accurate accrual, billing and reporting.
  5. Review and publish accurate monthly financial statements; review financial statements, provide financial analysis to the Corps, and contact Corps for budget variances on a monthly basis or as needed.
  6. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  7. Provide liaison between Finance and Corps serviced related to A/P, Cash receipts and reporting, follow up with pending questions/issues.
  8. Review and track capital projects/deferred maintenance projects.
  9. Provide training to field personnel the TSA policy and procedures. Ensure TSA policies and procedures related to bookkeeping and accounting are followed.
  10. Provide oversight for the maintenance of Custodian accounts.
  11. Assist in the preparation of internal, and external audit schedules.
  12. Co-ordinate and assist with preparation and implementation of budget for the assigned Corps.
  13. Perform projects and research related to assigned Corps.
  14. Provide Backup for other accountants.
  15. Perform any other duties that may be assigned.


Requirements of Accountant:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 semester (or 24 quarter) units in accounting.
  2. Minimum 5 years accounting experience.
  3. Ability to adapt and learn new skills quickly.



Helpmates goes beyond placing you at a job, as we assess your skills, your interests and determine the best culture and fit to showcase your unique talents.  We’ve been working with top employers across Southern California for over 40 years, and as a result, we have access to unique career opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.


All the jobs I've been referred to turned out great, [my recruiter] has always been there for me whenever I needed her help; she's a great agent and also a great person. When this assignment ends I will be relying on her to find me another job for sure. Thank you all for your hard work and kindness.” - Helpmates Specialist


“The service we are provided by Helpmates stands out above the rest. They consistently follow up in a timely manner and are always available to help. In this tight market they provide proactive options to support our staffing needs.” – Helpmates Client


Helpmates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 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 California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).


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