Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting


  • San Francisco, CA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Job Requisition ID # 20WD42402

Position Overview

The Corporate Accounting team is seeking a well-rounded, strong performer who will be a key contributor to the worldwide close process. The ideal candidate has corporate and/or public accounting experience, excellent communication skills and the ability to produce high quality work in a high energy team environment. The position will be located in the San Rafael Corporate headquarters (with potential flexibility to work out of our San Francisco office) and will report to the Corporate Accounting Manager. This role presents an outstanding growth opportunity for candidates who are looking to develop their experience in a Controllership organization,

  • Play an integral part in the worldwide close process through preparing, analyzing and reviewing assigned general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries, and other analysis to support the consolidated financial statements
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP for various accounting areas (for example, stock based compensation, annual incentive bonuses, leases, facilities, royalties, inventory). Prepare and review accounting entries as appropriate
  • Work closely with business partners and accounting teams worldwide to understand changes in the business and statutory requirements which impact US GAAP accounting areas.
  • Prepare flux analyses and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and schedules for management and external auditors as appropriate
  • Prepare analysis of non-departmental costs for FP&A forecasts
  • Review and prepare various cost allocations by functions
  • Analyze technical accounting issues under US GAAP and prepare accounting memos addressing technical issues as required
  • Analyze technical accounting issues and provide guidance to the Finance community, as required
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements to optimize the financial close process. These projects include information systems improvements as well as creating efficiencies with manual processes
  • Government surveys
  • Additional ad hoc and special projects as required
Minimum Qualifications
  • BA in Accounting or Finance with proven academic excellence
  • 5+ years of related experience (minimum 2 years of public accounting experience a plus)
  • A working knowledge of SAP is preferred
  • Experience with BlackLine a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA qualification required
  • Experience in multi-national public companies is preferred (Experience in software industry a plus)
  • Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of relevant accounting principles under US GAAP
  • Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to explain complex accounting concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Detailed oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills, organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement and growth
  • Strong excel skills and ability to analyze data
  • Ability to work well in a team and as an individual contributor
  • Ability to prioritize workload, perform in a fast-paced global environment and work overtime during peak times such as quarter-end
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