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General Accountant

Company: Res-Care, Inc.
Location: Salinas
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Our Company


Are you a numbers aficionado, skillful in maximizing costs and minimizing expenses? Finance and Accounting focuses on the organization's financial management strategies and execution. If this piques your interest, read more below and apply today!


  • The Project Accountant is responsible for tracking, analyzing, and reporting project financial status. This position ensures that procedures and policies are in place to facilitate effective and efficient financial reporting and ensure compliance with local, state and corporate policies
  • The Project Accountant directs fiscal operations relating to financial planning, funds management, accounting, reporting and disbarment
  • Prepares financial performance reviews, and maintaining project financial data
  • Prepare and maintain project budgets, forecasts and cash flows
  • Administer supplier contract terms, verify compliance and review payments
  • Work closely with company management, project management and clients to provide financial insight and reporting on the performance of assigned projects
  • Ensure that the project fulfills all financial obligations in a timely and economic manner in accordance with established policies and goals
  • Ability to coordinate accounting activities which includes establishment of accounts and procedures, reporting and record keeping
  • Understand revenue recognition, project invoicing, journal entry preparation and general accounting rules
  • Performs month-end closing activities
  • Process payroll, accounts payable and prepares accounts receivable invoices to customers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in business, accounting, finance or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years accounting experience
  • Must have demonstrated Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting
  • Principles (GAAP), be able to interpret balance sheets and profit/loss reports, and write and implement financial management policies and procedures
  • Must be able to budget and forecast across multiple funding streams and communicate the contracts financial position
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to use general office equipment
  • Must have excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work across all levels of management and staff

About our Line of Business

Equus Workforce Solutions, formerly ResCare Workforce Services, is the nation's leading provider of workforce development services in North America. With a dedicated and passionate team, Equus puts the industry's best practices to work nationwide by focusing on the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions. Assisting over a million job seekers and thousands of employers annually, Equus Workforce Solutions is the most comprehensive workforce development company in the United States. For more information visit

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