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Senior Accountant in Palo Alto, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2118610

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Compensation: Up to $90K/year

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Are you a Senior Accountant ready to put your skills to work? With this company, you'll support the monthly and quarterly accounting close process and prepare consolidated financial reporting, handle fixed assets, reconciliations, consolidations, intercompany (including international), FX, and balance sheet accounts.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator a team-player, and work collaboratively to cultivate strong working relationships.

  • Perform General Accounting functions
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end month-end close work and account reconciliations for various accounts
  • Assist with Consolidation and Allocation process
  • Perform financial analytics, accurate GAAP statements
  • Assist in preparing quarterly reviews, annual audit schedules
  • Interface with outside auditors to ensure timely deliverables
  • Prepare and manage monthly accruals ensuring completeness and meeting month-end deadlines
  • Accounting reconciliations on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis (intercompany accounts and invoicing)
  • Assist with annual SOX compliance working with the external auditors
  • Prepare CapEx schedules, depreciation and amortization schedules, Fixed Asset account reconciliations, quarterly consolidated fixed asset schedules
  • Assist in process improvements, implementations, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures

  • 8+ years of accounting experience (global/international, publicly traded company preferred)
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess analytical skills and interpret/communicate financial information
  • Team-oriented & flexible, proactive, process-improvement focused
  • Must be able to prioritize, multi-task, and meet dead-lines under pressure
  • Able to work on complex issues requiring knowledge of US GAAP and evaluation of various factors
  • CPA or equivalent is preferred
  • Previous work experience within a public high-tech company or Big 4 accounting experience is highly preferred

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."