Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Email Send Failed!

Accounting Clerk

Randstad USA • San Jose, CA

Posted 4 days ago

Job Snapshot

$18.00 - $20.00 /Hour
Accounting - Finance
Relocation - No


How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting and finance
  • Two to three years of experience in accounting
  • English proficiency is required

  • Prepares journal entries, account work papers, complex bank reconciliation, CDE program reports, schedules, charts, complex spreadsheets, work-papers, and database work papers in the performance of complex accounting, budget, and financial analysis work on a regular, monthly, interim, and/or annual basis.
  • Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical, and narrative financial statements or reports that requires analysis and interpretation; they work with the Auditor with data processing regarding automated financial and billing systems.
  • Reviews and analyzes grants, contracts, and proposals for fiscal soundness and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles. They also assist in preparing, and reviewing Federal, State, County and City budgets.
  • Reconciles financial ledgers and records; prepares financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules; researches and resolves discrepancies.
  • Audits accounting systems and procedures to ensure proper internal control and compliance with established policies; performs the conversion and ongoing maintenance of automated and accounting systems.
  • Provides assistance in the development of the annual budget, monitors budget activities; forecasts funds needed for the agency operations; assists in preparing the final budget document for approval of the Board of Directors.

  • Provides assistance to the Accounting Manager and prepares special studies and reports.

• Participates in fiscal year-end audit activities, including preparation of financial statements.

• Coordinates financially related activities with other departments, prepares worksheets and schedules; compiles data and records.

• Will collaborate with and review the work of fiscal staff in making entries, reconciliation's and performing other fiscal record-keeping work.

• Process provider payments

• Reviews program invoices for proper classification prior to payments

• Prepare journal entry to record revenue

• Analyzes actual to budget expense monthly and research significant variances

• Meets with program manager and accounting manager monthly to discuss program financial statement & project program status

• Prepares financial report and credit card report for board meetings

• Prepares the Cash Transaction Report and submits it online to Early Head Start Division of Payment Management quarterly

• Prepares SF 425 (Semiannual Report, Annual Report and Final Report), has the Accounting Manager review it, and has the Board Chair Person sign it

• Assists the Accounting Manager and Program Manager with preparing an annual budget

• Updates Early Head Start Program information online on separate websites as need

• Enters Annual budget online in Head Start Enterprise System

• Monitor access of 4C company cars by managing the Key Sign-out sheet and maintaining the keys in a safety box

• Allocate 4Cs Early Head Start employees time spent on Early Head Start administration or program function for Personnel Activity Report (PARs)

• Monitors provider payments and enrollment of children & discusses with Program Manager so that the maximum reimbursable amount is earned

• Prepares quarterly reports based on general ledger revenue & expense and enter into California Department of Education website.

• Assist the Accounting Manager in preparing annual budget, staff allocation, cost allocation and upload into Blackbaud accounting software

• Additional duties may be assigned as required

Job ID: 420240
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.