Accountant Jobs in California

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Burlingame, CA
Burlingame, CA 94010 Advanta Accountancy, Inc. is a certified public accountant (CPA) and financial advisory firm based in California, U.S.A....
3 days ago
Walnut, CA
We are an accounting firm looking to hire one full-time and two part-time staffs working in the office as a Tax Accountant Assistant. -Having a tax return filing experience is a plus....
3 days ago
University of California - San Diego - La Jolla, CA
This position is one of four Lead Award Accountant positions within the division serving the Vice Chancellor areas....
Remote Work
3 days ago
VincentBenjamin - Irvine, CA
Recommended Skills Microsoft Excel Testing Certified Public Accountant Quick Books (Accounting Software) Tax Consulting Accounting...
2 days ago
Belkin Corporation - El Segundo, CA
close cycle to ensure all deadlines are met (month-end close cycle is defined as the week leading into and the three days after the fiscal month-end close date) Ability to get along with others and...
3 days ago
San Diego, CA
Recommended Skills Accruals Fixed Asset Balance Sheet Financial Statements Generally Accepted Accounting Principles General Ledger Apply to this job. Think you're the perfect candidate?...
Remote Work
2 days ago
The Travel Corporation - Los Angeles, CA
Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare journal entries for multiple companies Prepare account reconciliations for multiple companies, address variances Prepare bank reconciliations, investigate and clear...
3 days ago
MetaSource - Fresno, CA
Responsibilities Examine accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department Review...
Remote Work
3 days ago
Honda - Fairfield, CA
Perks & Benefits A great culture starts with providing well for our employees. Schomp understands that the best way to create a great customer experience is to ensure that our employees love their...
2 days ago
Kelly Services - San Jose, CA
._** **Whats a typical day as a REMOTE senior accountant?...
Remote Work
1 day ago
Advantage Sales & Marketing - San Diego, CA
We are looking for a detailed and results-driven Staff Accountant to prepare financial statements and analyze information from the general ledger system....
2 days ago
El Segundo, CA
Accounts Payable General Ledger Financial Statements Accounting Finance Apply to this job....
2 days ago
Intuit - San Luis Obispo, CA
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
2 days ago
Intuit - Long Beach, CA
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
2 days ago
Oakland, CA
Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application...
2 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in California as reported by the BLS.


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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.3%)
  • Master's Degree (27.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in California
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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