Senior Accountant

  • location: Palo Alto, CA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $48 - $55 per hour

job description

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will play an important role within the US accounting operations team on month/quarter end close and assisting with ad hoc special projects. The position reports to the Director of Accounting. Additional info:  - Talent will begin the assignment remotely. - Talent should be local to Palo Alto


• Responsible for various month/quarter-end close activities, which includes but not limited to journal preparation, accrual calculation, account reconciliation and period over period variance analyses for US operations
• Manage and record fixed assets and associated depreciation, including coordination of physical inventory count
• Identify and recommend process improvements
• Coordinate and work effectively with corporate finance in Ireland, internal auditors and external auditors
• Proper application of the Company’s finance policies, practices and procedures and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley internal controls
• Assist the US accounting team on ad hoc special projects
• Communicate effectively and build strong relationships throughout the organization
• Work in a collaborative way within Accounting and cross-functionally

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working up to 40 hrs of overtime per week
  • account reconciliation (5 years of experience is required)
  • SAP/Oracle (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • Advance Excel (2 years of experience is required)
  • US GAAP (2 years of experience is required)
  • Bachelors
  • Years of experience: 0 years
  • Experience level:
Shift: First

Working hours: 9 AM - 5 PM

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