Senior Accountant

  • location: Palo Alto, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $100,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
$1B Technology Company in Silicon Valley is seeking an experienced Senior Inventory Accountant. This position will support both the Accounting & Finance departments performing inventory accounting functions.

location: Palo Alto, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
  • Monitor monthly inventory reserve calculations in excel
  • Understand existing inventory impairments
  • Maintain existing cash forecasting worksheets and update/improve as applicable
  • Work closely with various departments to gather data used for analysis and forecasting including Supply Chain, Legal, and Corporate
  • Understand and maintain various categories of inventory (program specific vs. common, prepaid, etc.)
  • Critically review reports and logs received for inconsistencies and/or errors
  • Prepare various deliverables to support the preparation of the financial statements and/or quarterly reporting
  • Provide and receive support to/from other Accounting / Finance team members, as needed.
  • Communicate with supply chain and other members of finance
  • Assist with any other ad hoc projects, analysis or analytics as needed
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and minimize inefficiencies
  • Execute procedures in accordance with company policies
  • May be responsible for projects or other jobs as assigned
  • Assist in analyzing and reviewing general ledger accounts through preparation of monthly reconciliations,
  • Produce and input various journal entries into Financial Systems (e.g. Oracle 11i and IFS).
  • Demonstrated independence and self-motivation to solve problems and work productively
  • Has demonstrated attention to detail and good-record-keeping skills
  • Prioritizes workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or finance
  • 3+ years' experience required
  • Must possess strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to multitask.
  • Experience working in medium or large ERP systems preferred (not required)
  • Good understanding of US GAAP
For immediate and confidential consideration, contact me at

skills: Inventory
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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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