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Senior Accountant

Salary is negotiable and the position is open until filled.

For nearly two decades, D&A Communications (a boutique marketing and public relations firm) has developed creative strategies that stimulate public interest in community issues, public policy, products, and services.

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant for D&A Communications, who reports directly to the President and CEO, manages all finances. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of standard accounting metrics, such as forecasting, invoicing, overhead rate, and budgeting. Additionally, the Senior Accountant manages all invoicing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and client accounting correspondence. Preparing reports to the President to track cash flow and ongoing budgeting, as well as ensuring that all company accounting processes and systems are compliant, are critical in this role.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsible and accountable for managing all bookkeeping functions, up to and including:

  • • overseeing day-to-day processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable; • preparing financial statements;
  • • performing month-end close activities, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting schedules;
  • • developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets; and preparing periodic reports and forecasts;
  • • performing month-end close invoicing procedures;
  • • bank reconciliation;
  • • 1099 processing and other taxes;
  • • advising management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts;
  • • expense allocation;
  • • appraising, evaluating, and conducting inventory of real property and equipment, including recording information such as the description, value, and location of property;
  • • corresponding and working closely with HR Manager regarding HR issues;
  • • surveying operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems;
  • • preparing payroll for third party vendors;
  • • corresponding and coordinating with Tax Accountant for CEO and company.


Qualifications and Skills

Strong understanding of Accounting principles and practices, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data; advanced proficiency in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel); proficiency with Apple Computers and software; ability to produce reports/graphs/charts/tables in Word, Excel and PowerPoint; strong organizational skills along with effective time management skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; customer focused and team oriented; high integrity and honesty; ability to set and manage priorities; self-starter; ability to work with minimal direction and supervision.


  • Group medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) Plans.
    Job Type: Full-time

    Application Questions
    • How many years of Accounting experience do you have?
    • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's?
    • Are you in San Francisco, CA?
    • Do you have the following license or certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)?
    • Do you speak English?
    • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
    • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?


Applications Process

Submit a cover letter, resume, and verification of highest degree to Write "Senior Accountant, and your name" in the email subject line. Faxed, incomplete, and late application packets will be rejected.

No phone calls please.


D&A Communications provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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