Junior Accountant (French language required)

San Francisco, California, United States Full-time

Company Overview

Since 2003, Jade Associates has been providing specialized accounting and tax services to French expatriates and entrepreneurs. Jade became a part of the Fiducial family in 2015. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best: serve their customers.


Position Overview

Jade is looking for a motivated Junior Accountant who has experience working with small businesses and individuals on accounting and tax matters.

The Junior Accountant will be responsible for general bookkeeping, monthly write up, tax, payroll and other accounting functions for Jade clients.  Some individual and corporate tax preparation and special projects may be required. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • General accounting and financial statement preparation

  •  Reconciliation of bank and company accounts

  • Preparation of individual, corporate and partnership tax returns 


Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • French Language ability required
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word.
  • Proven track record of solving practical problems 
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and handle a high-volume workload


The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has an entrepreneurial drive, is self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.


Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required