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Accountant to Handle Special Projects (mountain view)

455 Whisman Road

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compensation: $30 to $40 per hour, depending on experience
employment type: part-time

Overview of Position

SimulTrans is seeking an accountant to handle a wide range of special projects, requiring a very good knowledge of accounting. To be considered for this work, you must have a wide range of accounting experience or be very smart and technical in both IT and financial senses.

Overview of Company/Employer

Established in 1984, SimulTrans, L.L.C. is a privately held, mid-size company, based in Silicon Valley (Mountain View), with six offices around the world. The company is stable, in terms of longevity, finances, and management team (the seven directors average 15+ years with the company).

SimulTrans is a leading player in the foreign-language translation and localization market ("localization" is the service of translating software and documentation, such as manuals and websites). SimulTrans' customers are generally large, international high-tech companies, mostly in computer, telecommunications, or medical industries.

Compensation and Flexible Hours

We are looking for an experienced accountant who takes direction well but can work independently on our special projects. Depending on your experience and skills, your initial compensation will range from $30 -$35 per hour.

This is a part-time position that will require about 20 hours per month. Since much of this work will be done independently, the work hours and location are flexible. You can work at home, or at our office, when convenient for you and when we can provide sufficient oversight.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Working with our CFO, you will handle special projects spanning various areas within our organization, including the following:

Create annual compilation reports

- Reconcile financial reports
- Prepare annual reports as back-up for a compilation report
- Convert Euro and Yen based subsidiary reports into dollar-based reports
- Update the prior year compilation report with the new year data
- Complete both routine and non-routine governmental and other reports

Take advantage of tax-savings opportunities

- Investigate new tax savings opportunities such as PPP loans, business tax credits
- Prepare reports, complete applications and compile verifying documentation to receive forgiveness as necessary for PPP loans and credits

Evaluate and assist with other accounting/business needs

- Investigate questions arising from governmental requirements or business practices
- Provide support to help transitions such as our recent change in payroll providers
- Assist with transitional issues such as evaluating new accounting software or services

Help with real estate matters

- Assist with real estate accounting projects, such as budgets and HR compliance
- Assist with gathering information and completing applications for annual insurance renewals

Position Requirements

- Ability to quickly understand new project requirements and decide on means to complete projects efficiently
- Willingness to take on projects within the company over a variety of areas
- Knowledge of office productivity software, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
- Ability to work cooperatively with other SimulTrans team members through superior interpersonal skills

Useful Skills and Experiences (not all required)

- Audit
- Payroll
- General accounting (AP/AR/Job Cost)
- Tax filings and planning
- Governmental reporting
- MAS90 accounting software
- Commercial real estate
- Estate planning
- Wealth management and benefits
- Treasury functions

The list above shows some of the areas that we deal with. While we have routine needs, we also deal with a wide range of topics (like foreign exchange, benefits, and other accounting areas that are not listed above). In other words, if you are good and can pay for yourself by saving us money, then we might have more work for you.

To Apply

If you are smart, knowledgeable, articulate, and diligent, and looking for part-time work, you are encouraged to apply for this position. You will likely be considered an employee and unless you meet California's rigorous independent contractor requirements.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter describing your unique skills, answering these questions:

1) In view of what you have read above, what skills and experiences are more relevant?
2) What are your compensation expectations?

For more information about SimulTrans, please visit https://www.simultrans.com.

Because of the sensitivity of this position, we will undertake a background check. You can work remotely but being closer to Mountain View is better. We enjoy working more closely together and are also very careful when it comes to Covid-related precautions.

We look forward to receiving your response!

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