gl accountant in palo alto

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contact
christine chang, tatum executive services
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 85,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
palo alto, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
permanent
working hours
8 to 5
salary
US$ 85,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
experience
3 Years
reference number
500557
contact
christine chang, tatum executive services
phone
408-573-1111

job description

job summary:

High growth pre-IPO e-commerce start-up is currently looking to hire a GL Accountant for their team. This role would report to the Accounting Manager and be responsible for supporting month close process, full cycle AP, managing expenses, journal entries, accruals, and maintaining balance sheet reconciliations. Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years experience, good understanding of US GAAP, and experience working in a public company environment. Prior experience in Oracle Fusion and NetSuite is a plus.

 
location: Palo Alto, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $85,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the full cycle of AP disbursements (weekly check runs, wire payments and ACH payments).
  • Day-to-Day responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Entering and processing North America (United States and Canada) vendor bills and credit cards in the accounting/billing system
    • Processing employee expense reports in Concur
    • Obtaining proper approval of invoices per Company's policies and procedures
    • Process and distribute payments/checks to vendors/employees including preparation of wires for various vendors
    • Primary contact for business travel matters
  • Manage the company travel and expense policy, including the corporate credit card program
  • Prepare annual tax filing Form 1099s
  • Maintain vendor files and W-9s
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies timely and provides requested information to business owners, FP&A, management and vendors as needed
  • Perform end-to-end accounting duties (e.g., month-end close journal entries, analysis, reconciliations).
  • Maintain accounting records as required per company policy and required for GAAP and control purposes (documentation, approvals, etc.)
  • Continue to apply best practices to all AP areas by adding value through process improvement and creating workflow efficiencies, e.g. reduce processing time, improve accuracy and reduce paper-based processes.
  • Interact with various third-party service providers that support the accounts payable function
  • Handle special projects and provide backup support as needed for finance/accounting team
 
qualifications:

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business / Finance / Accounting
  • 2-3 years or more of AP and/or general ledger accounting experience is required
  • Good understanding of application and practice of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Team player and has ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented and excellent organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to be proactive and identify accounting issues and identify areas for improvement (i.e. missing information, inconsistencies with contracts etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and familiarity with automated accounting systems and their application to accounting functions
  • International experience a plus
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion and NetSuite a significant plus
  • Prior experience working in a global public company corporate accounting department
  • Previous SOX experience highly valued
  • Self-starter with "can do" attitude and ability to multi-task while performing a variety of complex tasks
 
skills: General Ledger

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skills

General Ledger

qualification

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business / Finance / Accounting
  • 2-3 years or more of AP and/or general ledger accounting experience is required
  • Good understanding of application and practice of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. 
  • Team player and has ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented and excellent organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to be proactive and identify accounting issues and identify areas for improvement (i.e. missing information, inconsistencies with contracts etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and familiarity with automated accounting systems and their application to accounting functions
  • International experience a plus
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion and NetSuite a significant plus
  • Prior experience working in a global public company corporate accounting department
  • Previous SOX experience highly valued
  • Self-starter with “can do” attitude and ability to multi-task while performing a variety of complex tasks

responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the full cycle of AP disbursements (weekly check runs, wire payments and ACH payments).
  • Day-to-Day responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Entering and processing North America (United States and Canada) vendor bills and credit cards in the accounting/billing system
    • Processing employee expense reports in Concur
    • Obtaining proper approval of invoices per Company’s policies and procedures
    • Process and distribute payments/checks to vendors/employees including preparation of wires for various vendors  
    • Primary contact for business travel matters
  • Manage the company travel and expense policy, including the corporate credit card program
  • Prepare annual tax filing Form 1099s
  • Maintain vendor files and W-9s
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies timely and provides requested information to business owners, FP&A, management and vendors as needed
  • Perform end-to-end accounting duties (e.g., month-end close journal entries, analysis, reconciliations).
  • Maintain accounting records as required per company policy and required for GAAP and control purposes (documentation, approvals, etc.)
  • Continue to apply best practices to all AP areas by adding value through process improvement and creating workflow efficiencies, e.g. reduce processing time, improve accuracy and reduce paper-based processes.
  • Interact with various third-party service providers that support the accounts payable function
  • Handle special projects and provide backup support as needed for finance/accounting team

educational requirements

Bachelor's degree