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Senior Accountant

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2 months 
Four 10-hour days, Tuesday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
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Diamond Bar, CA
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PAY RATE: $30-34, DOE



  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field
  • 3 to 5 years of professional-level accounting experience.
  • Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or similar professional certification.

  • Experience working in a government agency or performing government agency audits.
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of computer-based automated accounting, payroll and cash management systems.
  • Proven ability to evaluate, investigate and resolve accounting and payroll issues.
  • Training and experience that demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting, payroll and cash management principles and practices.
  • Proficiency with related computer applications and various tools for data analysis, research and report preparation.
  • Demonstrated project management and lead or supervisory experience.

    Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the development and enhancement of automated internal accounting system design and procedures, including monitoring internal control procedures and consulting with IT staff on in-house custom-developed computerized systems. Major responsibilities include capital asset management, analysis and verification of financial statements, and overseeing accounting of federal and State grant awards.


    The Senior Accountant develops accounting systems and procedures according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); researches and compiles financial data to determine SCAQMD's financial and investment status; performs professional accounting duties and consults with department staff on daily accounting activities. In addition, the incumbent will oversee the Cash Management Section of the Finance division which will include responsibility for, but is not limited to:

  • Coordinating ongoing year-end and State audits.
  • Working closely with outside agencies and institutions on related SCAQMD financial transactions.
  • Working with the Payroll unit on W-2s and quarterly tax returns.
  • Preparing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

    Duration of Assignment: Approximately 2-3 months (may be extended based on operational need)

    Work Schedule: Four 10-hour days, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

    Work Location: Diamond Bar, at the junction of the 57 and 60 freeways --- parking is free; there is a cafeteria on-site.

    This agency takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.

    At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.


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    Equal Opportunity Statement:

    “APR Consulting, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications for all positions equally without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status or any disability as provided in the Americans with Disabilities Act. APR Consulting, Inc. participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.”

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