Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting (SEC)

Category: Accounting Location: San Jose Job ID: 16769 Date Posted: March 5th, 2019

Our client is seeking a Financial Reporting Senior Accountant to join their world-class, dynamic controllership organization at  headquarters in San Jose, CA.  This position assists in ongoing compliance with the Company’s GAAP and SEC reporting requirements including the in-house filing of annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K.  The Financial Reporting Senior Accountant plays a key role in drafting financial and non-financial disclosures, including coordinating directly with regional controllers and key business groups in collecting and validating disclosure inputs.  This position reports to the Financial Reporting Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the preparation of drafting financial and non-financial disclosures, including Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations and various topics within the footnotes of the Company’s filings on Form 10-Q and Form 10-K
  • Assist in preparing the consolidated statement of cash flows and earnings per share model
  • Own and prepare reconciliations of consolidated equity accounts
  • Assist in researching applicable GAAP and SEC accounting and disclosure requirements for proposed transactions
  • Assist in the management of the external audit and review process, including the coordination and delivery of the requested client prepared schedules
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 key controls in the financial areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for ensuring accounting files and archives are maintained in accordance with company document retention policy
  • Create and own the process by with the Company prepares and submits census and other reports for various governmental agencies
  • Assist in implementing process enhancements and automating existing processes where possible

 

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (CPA preferred)
  • 2-3 years of public accounting and/or industry experience (Big 4 experience a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, accounting procedures, accounting systems, and SOX process
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products with very strong Excel, Word, and Power Point skills – creating clear and concise presentations is a key attribute of a successful candidate
  • Working knowledge of Oracle preferred but not required
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills – must be solutions oriented
  • High level of initiative, motivation, and curiosity – must be willing to learn
  • Detail oriented and able to work effectively on a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Exceptional written communication skills required – sample documentation may be requested
  • Ability to work well on large and small cross-functional teams
  • Ability to successfully handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment

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