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Staffing Accountant

Emeryville, California, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Company Summary:

Devon Self Storage is a competitive company with over 30 years of experience in the self-storage industry. We currently manage over 100 facilities nationwide with continued expected growth. As an employee-owned, private real estate company, we offer a wide portfolio of properties, including third-party managed facilities. We serve 25 states across the United States, including California, Georgia, Florida, and more. Ready to take your career to the next level? Devon Self Storage is looking for talented individuals who are passionate about helping us become the best in the business. With competitive wages, excellent benefits, room for growth, and a friendly work environment, we'll help you reach the top of your game. Join us and be a part of our growing success story!

Job Summary:

We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Staff Accountant to join our accounting team. As a Staff Accountant, you will play a vital role in the accurate and efficient financial operations of our organization. Your primary responsibility will be to assist in maintaining the company's financial records, ensuring compliance with accounting principles, and supporting the preparation of financial statements and procedures.

This position is on-site Monday-Friday, in our Emeryville, CA office, we flexible start and end times from 6:30am-8:30am and ending at 3:30pm-5:30pm PST.

The pay range for this role is $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 annually depending on experience.


• Maintain and update the general ledger, ensuring all financial transactions are accurately recorded, categorized, and properly documented.

• Process and record invoices, ensuring timely and accurate payments to vendors and suppliers. Reconcile vendor statements and resolve any discrepancies.

• Issue and track customer invoices, follow up on outstanding payments, and manage collections to ensure timely receipt of payments.

• Assist in preparing financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, in accordance with accounting principles and company policies.

• Perform regular bank reconciliations to ensure that all cash transactions are properly recorded and accounted for.

• Analyze and track expenses, identifying trends, cost-saving opportunities, and areas for improvement.

• Collaborate with auditors during internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations for financial transactions.

• Support the budgeting and forecasting process by providing financial data and insights to help management make informed decisions.

• Utilize accounting software and financial systems to record, store, and retrieve financial information accurately and efficiently.

• Stay updated on accounting regulations and standards, ensuring the organization's financial practices are in line with the latest guidelines.

• Work closely with other departments, such as finance, HR, and operations, to gather information, answer inquiries, and provide financial insights.

• Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes and enhance efficiency in financial operations.

• Maintain organized and secure financial records, ensuring compliance with document retention policies.

• Take part in special projects or assignments as requested by management or senior accountants.

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Demonstrated ability to analyze financial data accurately, identify patterns, and detect discrepancies with meticulous attention to detail.

• Proficient in managing multiple tasks effectively, prioritizing responsibilities, and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

• Excellent interpersonal abilities to collaborate with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders, coupled with clear and effective communication in both written and verbal form.

• Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office tools (such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and mid-tier ERP systems to manage and process financial data efficiently: experience in SAGE Intacct a plus!

• A proven track record of three to five years of experience in accounting roles, showcasing a growing level of expertise and responsibility.

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent.

• Three to five years' experience of progressive accounting.

What We Offer:

• Eligibility for health, vision and dental coverage.

• Vacation and sick time packages

• 13 paid company holidays.

• 401 K plan with employer match.

• Paid Parking

• Free fitness center on site

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