Senior Accountant

Accounting Los Angeles, California


Position at J2 Cloud Services

This Senior Accountant position is an opportunity for an ambitious finance professional with four or more years accounting experience to join a dynamic business (SaaS business model) with high growth ambitions.

 Global continues to grow and we are expanding our accounting team which operates in the US and international cloud (SaaS). As a fast paced, dynamic, global accounting team of a public company we are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Company's accounting activities.

As a Senior Accountant, you will participate in all activities related to full-cycle accounting by business unit and location and primarily manage the accounting and finance operations.

We are seeking a high-performing, innovative and results-oriented person to work within the team, to assist with building and developing the Shared Service Centre for J2 Global®’s Cloud Services in the North America region. Our expanding accounting team operates in our Global HQ in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

The successful candidate will assist with accounting for J2 in North America, including the timely completion of month end, quarterly accounting reviews and the submission of annual statutory reporting for a number of legal entities. In addition J2 has an active acquisition strategy in the region, so experience of the accounting for integration of acquisitions would be an advantage.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for preparing month end close activities to strict deadlines and maintaining Balance Sheet reconciliations to a high standard
  • Ensure proper & timely recording of financial transactions in accordance with US GAAP policies & procedures, and internal control standards
  • Assist with implementation of accounting standards, for example ASC 606 and 842
  • Prepare detailed financial footnote disclosures
  • Supporting the annual audit process
  • Liaise with business unit’s Finance Directors at month end and perform insights and analysis on current performance vs budget and forecasts
  • Work with members of finance team to achieve corporate and department objectives
  • Work with manager on mergers & acquisitions and integrations post acquisition
  • Perform ad hoc tasks as required

Job Requirements and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant with 4+ years’ experience required
  • A self-starter with experience of working in a fast paced team environment
  • Someone who takes ownership, makes recommendations, and takes the lead on delivering efficiencies and bringing improvements
  • Experience in meeting tight monthly/quarterly deadlines
  • Technical proficiency in accounting matters
  • Experience of international accounting in a US multinational would be advantageous
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical skills
  • Experience in online and/or subscription service business models an advantage
  • Good business acumen and an ability to work across boundaries and cultures.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal are essential to this position.
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion or similar accounting system would be advantageous
  • Excellent excel

J2 Cloud Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About J2 Cloud Services:

Founded in 1995, J2 Cloud Services (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents. 

The Digital Media Division, created with J2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc. Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

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Our Company:

 Fast-paced and dynamic, J2 Cloud Services is not your typical 9-to-5 work environment. Operating from numerous international offices – including Hollywood, Ottawa, Dublin, and our emerging market in Tokyo – and supporting a plethora of time zones, J2 Cloud Services™ truly lives up to its name.

The executive staff has an open door policy, inviting each member of the company – from directors and managers to entry-level positions and interns – to partake in casual conversation.  Employees are not just colleagues – they’re business partners, fostering an efficient and effective environment. The inviting and energetic environment creates a world where differing opinions matter and collaboration leads to success.  From a small start-up in 1995 to an award-winning company recommended by Forbes, J2 Cloud Services has grown by establishing an amazing company culture – one that will continue to foster ingenuity and invention.