Senior Reporting (SEC) and Accounting Analyst

Category: Accounting Location: San Jose Job ID: 17695 Date Posted: September 25th, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Company is looking for an external reporting and accounting analyst to join our dynamic team. This is a critical finance role within our team and will work with employees at various levels throughout the company, as well as the internal and external auditors. Your primary responsibilities will include the preparation of SEC filings, management of our SOX program, drafting accounting policies and memos, and providing technical support to members of the Finance and Accounting team.

Deep knowledge of GAAP and motivation to contribute to an efficient close process is needed. You will participate in the month-end close process, including the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and assisting with preparing schedules for our external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits. You will also have opportunities to support management with special projects and workflow operational improvements.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with external financial reporting process, including quarterly and annual reporting (Form 10-Q and Form 10-K), earnings press release, other SEC filings, and other financial reporting as required ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements
  • Assist in drafting and the review of accounting policies ensuring compliance with GAAP and SEC requirements
  • You will review contracts and agreements, research relevant accounting guidance, and recommend the proper accounting treatment
  • Research and document technical accounting issues and assess impact of non-routine transactions
  • You will be assisting with the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Provide assistance with the management of the SOX program including coordinating with internal auditors and external auditors;
  • Provide audit documentation to the external auditors (e.g. acquisitions, goodwill impairment, segment reporting);
  • You will have ownership of journal entries and reconciliations of certain balance sheet accounts
  • Contribute to various ad hoc projects as requested

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in a public accounting firm
  • CPA preferred
  • Deep understanding and proficiency of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Proven experience interpreting technical accounting guidance
  • Minimal travel required
  • Superior analytical and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within a fast-paced dynamic team environment with an eagerness to learn and grow your skills
  • You should have excellent interpersonal abilities with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multi-task and deliver on projects on time
  • You should be proficient with Microsoft Office

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