Accountant
Burr, Pilger and Mayer LLP - Walnut Creek, CA

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Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. (BPM) has seen an average of 20% growth year-over-year since its inception 25 years ago. Established in San Francisco, and now with offices in San Jose, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek, and Santa Rosa, BPM is a full service accounting firm with a true entrepreneurial spirit. We offer expertise in the areas of Assurance, Tax, Business Consulting and Wealth Management to our clients in a wide variety of industries. BPM has one of the largest SEC practices in the nation, and one of the strongest International Tax teams on the west coast.

BPM has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, Accounting Today, and other industry publications. In 2009 BPM was awarded an EBBIE for Excellence in Business and commitment to the community. In 2010 we established an employee stock ownership plan(ESOP), a first in the United States for an accounting company of our size, offering employees a vested interest in the organization’s present and future success.

BPM is seeking an Accountant for their Internal Accounting Department located in Walnut Creek. In this role you will create and interpret financial statements and reports. You will also compile financial information, process journal entries into various accounts, and reconcile reports and financial data. Familiarity with and an awareness of the laws and regulations that apply to an accounting function are required to ensure compliance.

Responsibilities include:
Daily reconciliation and posting of cash receipts

Reconciliation of bank accounts

Oversight of bill payments

Preparation of financial statements and footnotes

Preparation of general ledger entries and reconciliations for month end closing

Assist in budget and financial forecasts under direction of the corporate Controller

General Payroll processing

Other projects as needed

Qualifications include:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience

Two years direct experience in accounting

Strong computer skills: Excel, various software applications, MS Office-MAS 90 a plus

Excellent communication skills, oral & written, attention to detail and documentation Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment

Ability to work independently and unsupervised