Ali Cox & Company Inc Business Specialist Turlock, CA · Full time

Do you have experience in accounting & human resource policies and procedures? Are you People Oriented and have supported Employee Resource Groups? Do you strive to balance accounting ledgers? Interested in working in a fast-paced, collaborative and ambitious environment? If so, we want to speak to you! We are looking to hire a responsible detail-oriented individual in the role of a Staff Accountant / HR Specialist. In this full-time position, the successful candidate will work closely with the Business Director of the company performing the following functions.


Our Values:

The ideal team member will exemplify our agency Values of being “All In.” All in on audacity, never settling, putting people first, and doing the right thing, in all aspects of their job.  Here’s our take on the Values: 

  • Putting People First: We believe that people are at the center of everything we do.  We approach our colleagues, clients, and vendor partners as humans first and professionals second.
  • Audacity: We approach everything with fire in our bellies—ready to not only tackle our company vision and mission, but also audaciously explore the unknowns.
  • Never Settle: We always find our way to yes and simply refuse to call it “good enough.”
  • Do the Right Thing: While circumstances may change, our desire to do things for the right reasons will not.

Job Location:

  • This is a hybrid role with a minimum of 60% of work (3 days per week) to be completed in our Headquarters office of Turlock, CA.  


This position reports to the Business Director

Job Responsibilities:

Primary Accounting Functions

  • Records daily revenue and cash collections activity
  • Processes, records and issues payment of payables
  • Performs regular checking, credit card, and other account reconciliations
  • Investigates discrepancies, tracks down vendor documentation where necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly cash forecast
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet, profit and loss  statements, budget vs actual reports
  • Prepares monthly AR billing statements
  • General AR collections follow up
  • Maintains the general ledger and chart of accounts
  • Records of Payroll Transactions and expenses
  • Assists with payroll processing preparation
  • Assists with gathering necessary information for outside auditors or state agencies
  • Assists in the preparation of yearly budgets
  • Maintains knowledge of GAAP accounting principles
  • Performs other related accounting duties as assigned

Primary Administrative and Human Resources Functions

  • May assist with various HR functions associated with compliance, recruitment, onboarding, performance management, and company policies
  • Maintain employee data including audits, compliance, and quality control measure documentation
  • Explain Company policies and procedures to employees
  • Maintain and update HR documents
  • Maintenance of the Finance/Accounting and HR Calendars
  • Assist in event and activity planning
  • Maintain company equipment log
  • May assist with mail distributions, placing needed phone calls, and other clerical tasks as needed
  • Performs other related human resources duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with employees and clients
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently enter data into computer software and systems
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting
  • Understanding of the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.  Familiar with Google Sheets
  • Familiar with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks Online
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to operate related office equipment

Education and Experience: 

An Ideal candidate would have the following:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or related field
  • At least one year of Human Resource experience or education
  • At least three years of Bookkeeping experience with accounting/finance reporting a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time