Accounting Manager - Treasury

Accounting and Finance Santa Clara, California


Our Mission
At Palo Alto Networks®, everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish — but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
Your Career
Palo Alto Networks is looking for an Accounting Manager - Treasury to add to the team to help drive financial accounting quality and efficiencies under robust internal controls through the Company’s continued high pace of growth. This person will be responsible for hedge/derivative accounting, mergers and acquisition (M&A) integration, and work with cross-functional teams to support projects and implement process improvements in a fast-paced environment.
Your Impact
  •   Manage derivative/hedge accounting, analysis and reporting under ASC 815
  •   Manage accounting and analysis under foreign currency transactions under ASC 830
  •   Support investment and debt accounting and reporting
  •   M&A accounting and integration – supporting ongoing accounting activities and integration post acquisition.
  •   Review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for various accounts, ensuring accuracy and adherence to GAAP and Company policies
  •   Support monthly closing activities by preparing or reviewing accurate journal entries
  •   Prepare periodic and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis
  •   Partner with cross-functional teams on a regular basis to identify areas for improvement and solve problems
  •   Identify actionable insights and suggest recommendations to address issues and improve accounting processes/efficiencies.
  •   Assist with other projects and responsibilities as required
Your Experience
  •   Minimum BA/BS degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  •   Certified Public Accountant Preferred
  •   Minimum 5-10 years of experience with ASC 815 and 830
  •   Experience with SAP and/or other large ERP systems is a plus
  •   Experience with Hedge Tracker and/or other similar derivative reporting systems is a plus
  •   Detail oriented and accurate and efficient in processing transactions
  •   Proficient with Excel and other general applications
  •   Ability to multi-task, stay organized and prioritize deadlines in fast paced environment
  •   Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  •   Promotes teamwork and works well with others
  •   Energetic and positive attitude
The Team
You have a passion for numbers, our organization has a passion for cybersecurity. You’re looking for a career with a more fulfilling mission. We have open positions to top talent seeking a financial challenge. Our accounting department deals with numbers daily, supporting infrastructure, dealing in automation, building solutions and providing accurate, insightful financial information to empower our business lines. The ideal candidate has exceptional skills in accounting and analytics and an innovative mindset to approach finance problems differently. Our innovation doesn’t stay in Research and Development. Within finance and accounting, we seek people who are looking to try new things, while solving business critical equations. If you’re seeking a financial challenge but with a world-wide impact – this is it.
Our Commitment 
We’re trailblazers who dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: We can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.
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Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.