Accounting System Specialist : 18-03876

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 11/08/2018 Job Category: Finance & Accounting Job Number: 11562512
Akraya is looking for a Accounting System Specialist for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly to Subhajit at 408-512-2364, If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Accounting,  Bank Reconciliation,  SEC, Sarbanes Oxley(SOX), Compliance
Duration: 6 Months+
Contract Type: W2

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join the Corporate Accounting team based in South San Francisco. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the global accounting quality close process including journal entries, consolidation and reporting activities. The role currently manages the US and European fixed asset ledgers, ' Client' bank reconciliations, intercompany settlements and global royalties. Apart from a few standard closing activities most days will bring up new challenges and experiences making this a truly exciting global role.

  • Assist the Senior Manager, Global Accounting' with regards to month-end closing activities
  • Manage the US and European fixed asset registers including additions, disposals, construction in progress, run depreciation and assist with the global annual asset verification and life review process
  • Identify and record royalty accruals, work with marketing, product operations and legal to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Manage the Bank Reconciliation process for all ' Client' bank accounts (US and Europe) and record changes in investments
  • Manage entries and reconciliations associated with intangible assets, prepayments, commissions, deferred rent and accrued interest
  • Record IT/Facilities allocation entries
  • Record European/US and US/Canada transfer pricing entries
  • Work with our Japanese team to ensure that their results are loaded into Microsoft Dynamics AX in a timely and accurate manner
  • Propose monthly intercompany settlements and initiate them in ' Client' CashPro
  • Oversee the ' Quarterly non-sales contract rep letter' process
  • Create journal entries as and when required during the close
  • Assist in the production of monthly and quarterly reports for the CFO including reporting significant items
  • Support quarterly external audit and manage the PBC deliverables
  • Production of quarterly SEC filing footnotes including fair value of financial instruments, asset grids, minimum leases commitments and debt amortization schedules
  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance throughout in all activities and support the team to complete various ad-hoc tasks
  • Participate in the ' record to report' process improvement team
  • Work with legal, tax, treasury, operational, shared service center in Singapore and FP&A teams to manage any accounting queries
  • Contributes to the development of new procedures, processes and standards for team/area, identifying improvements for managing daily operations
  • Builds lateral, cross-functional relationships to investigate opportunities for innovation and cost savings
  • Completes analyses based on research and interpretation, to evaluate and recommend solutions
  • Applies independent judgment to solve problems outside of established processes and procedures

  • Accounting Degree
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience is a major plus.
  • Experience of Atlas Reporting and BlackLine account reconciliations is a plus
  • Excellent excel skills are required
  • Experience working for a multi-national company with overseas subsidiaries and a shared service center is a big advantage
  • Highly self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • The ability and willingness to roll up your sleeves to support the team as and when required
  • The ability to resolve issues quickly using data from financial systems
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills
    Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Subhajit at @ 408-512-2364
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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