Staff Accountant

Finance Los Angeles, California Seattle, Washington Austin, Texas Clearwater, Florida


Position at Ziff Davis

This Staff Accountant position is an opportunity for an ambitious finance professional to join a dynamic business (SaaS business model) with high visibility and growth ambitions. Ziff Davis 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 Staff Accountant, you will participate in all activities related to full-cycle accounting by business unit and location. This is a key position not only in the accounting department but in the operations of the company as well. The Staff Accountant will analyze financial data to identify issues and inconsistencies, assist in internal financial reporting and provide technical accounting guidance.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare and record journal entries using adequate supporting documentation.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts as part of month end close cycle as needed
  • Identify risks, implement controls, and maintain proper process documentation in accordance with SOX
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and analyze balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other financial reports specific to new acquisitions.

Job Requirements and Experience:
  • 2+ years strong GL monthly close experience and GL process flow experience required
  • 2+ years experience in a Software or Software as a Services (SaaS) company desired
  • Strong G/L analysis and understanding of GAAP accounting principles required
  • 1+ years strong ERP accounting experience required, Oracle Fusion Cloud is a plus
  • Experience in multitasking, prioritizing and meeting tight monthly/quarterly deadlines
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently while contributing to overall department objectives
  • Must have excellent MS Excel skills and experience building complex spreadsheets
  • 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

Ziff Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.