Sr. Accounting Manager in San Jose, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2142408

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead an accurate, timely and GAAP compliant consolidated monthly close within the corporate deadlines.
  • Oversee the accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions of the company worldwide.
  • Provide detailed explanations for variances in monthly and quarterly numbers.
  • Maintain detailed monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Review and manage the reconciliation of operating expenses globally.
  • Provide guidance on revenue recognition to the SVP Finance and ensure revenue recognition complies fully with ASC 606.
  • Think outside the box on how we can improve our processes to enable growth. Identify and drive accounting process improvements throughout the organization.
  • Identify and assist in the implementation of appropriate systems of internal control (e.g. SOX) globally.
  • Be the primary interface for the company's external auditors and tax advisors worldwide.
  • Ensure statutory compliance for the company in all its locations and be responsible for statutory reporting processes and transfer price policies in all locations.


  • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • BA/BS in Accounting. A CPA is a plus.
  • Extensive experience in GAAP and familiarity with IFRS is a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of ASC 606 and ASC 842.
  • Sound knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).
  • Solid leadership skills required and ability to interface and collaborate with senior executive management
  • Ability to work in a global environment and support internal customers geographically dispersed
  • Experience of working in SaaS businesses will be an added advantage.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel required.
  • Experience working in an ERP environment. Netsuite preferred.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated,

Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

About Nelson:

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