Manager, General Accountant - Contractor

Finance / Accounting San Jose, California


Description

Job Title:  Consultant - Manager, General Accounting

Department:  Finance

SUMMARY

This role will work with the corporate general ledger, international accounting and consolidations teams on a temporary basis, and support the corporate accounting functions as they work on global expansion initiatives. The position is located in San Jose, CA and reports to the Director, Accounting.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with month-end close activities related to general ledger, intercompany, international accounting and consolidations
  • Identify accounting issues and assist in their resolution
  • Review account reconciliations for areas of responsibility
  • Support Global Policies and US GAAP compliance through standardization and best practice assessments using Blackline
  • Assist with preparation and delivery of global training programs for various accounting processes
  • Support ERP projects including set-up of new legal entities, preparation of test scripts, review of test results and conversion of historical data
  • Assist with various SAP enhancement projects
  • Assist with balance sheet flux review and preparation of quarterly reporting packages

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7-10 years of total experience with 4-5 years in managing and mentoring staff
  • Hands-on experience with SAP ERP
  • Experience with Blackline account reconciliation tool is a plus
  • Public company accounting experience is a plus
  • Excellent written, oral and communication skills to work with management and cross-functional groups
  • Proficient in general accounting under US GAAP
  • Problem solver, system oriented and strong analytical skill
  • Detailed-oriented with effective organizational and time management skills

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • 7-10 years of general and international accounting experience; SOX process owner
  • Excellent written, oral and communication skills to work with management and cross-functional groups
  • Experience in developing a mentoring and team environment
  • BS degree in accounting or finance required

•      CPA required, preferably in active status

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle objects and tools; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move light to moderate weight.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

• Work Environment:  The noise level and temperature in the work environment is usually moderate.

WORK SCHEDULE AND HOURS

Regular business hours

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