Senior Accounting Manager in Sunnyvale, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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Job Number: 2155221

Senior Accounting Manager
Sunnyvale, CA


We are seeking a hands on GL Accounting Manager to manage the GL & Fixed Asset functions for our US entity This position will work cross functionally with various teams within the company such as our Finance Operations team, Accounts Payable, & Service teams to provide timely data or to assist with trouble shooting and remediation of problem areas. This position will report to the North American Controller and will manage a team of 2 direct reports.


  • Excellent understanding of General Accounting, lease accounting and fixed assets
  • Able to deliver results in a fast-paced work environment
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset support schedules for SEC reporting
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate consolidation and reporting of the Companies monthly Fixed Asset Rollforward
  • Responsible for monthly Cash and Quarterly Royalty related reporting
  • Month end close journal entries, reconciliations and flux analysis
  • Propose, develop, and document proper processes for data mining of issues.
  • Able to handle complex analysis/account reconciliations for problem areas
  • Able to handle remediation and make recommendations for change when issues arise
  • Manage internal and EY audits for US entity
  • Provide support to Global Consolidation teams during month close and reporting cycle
  • Responsible for Global Fixed Asset physical inventory for Company and subsidiaries
  • Responsible for ensuring policies and procedures for responsible areas are reviewed and updated at least annually
  • Prepare audit schedules as necessary
  • Special projects as needed.
  • Responsible for managing and developing a team of 2 Accountants


Education and Experience (in years):

  • BS in Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA preferred
  • Expert in excel
  • 5-7 years of progressive Accounting Experience including either a Senior Accountant or a Supervisory/Manager roll

Knowledge and skills:

  • SAP experience preferable
  • Advanced Excel and word skills (i.e. pivot tables etc...) is a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to persuade others
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self -starter
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast paced ever changing environment

About Nelson:

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