General Ledger Accountant

 GitLab
 April 7, 2021
 Remote

The General Ledger Accounting team are responsible for providing timely and accurate month end close financials, that are GAAP compliant.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure an accurate and timely month end close by preparing various journal entries and account reconciliations for cash, prepaids, accruals, inter-company, fixed assets and various other accounts
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues
  • Assist and or reconcile bank statements as needed
  • Ensure proper accounting policies and principles are followed in accordance with GAAP
  • Assist in project implementation of new procedures to enhance the workflow of the department
  • Ensure compliance of internal controls as related to SOX
  • Assist in quarterly reviews and annual audit with external auditors
  • Support overall department goals and objectives
  • Provide backup support to the accounts payable team as needed
  • Provide backup support to the reporting, FPA, and operations as needed
  • Understand how to perform a flux analysis for month end that summarizes and tells the “story” of the activity.
  • Understand the activity for 2 of the 5 areas of the company organization (Marketing, G&A, R&D, Sales, COS) and the related month end accounting processes.
  • Ensure compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 key controls in the financial areas of responsibility, as applicable.
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
  • Provid account detail and support and explain variances to internal stakeholders.
  • Work with and support the accounting team in day-to-day activities, special projects, and workflow process improvements
  • Support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Work with operations and other areas to ensure accruals are properly captured
  • Assist with other accounting projects

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience public accounting experience preferred, or working toward a CPA
  • Working knowledge of GAAP principles and financial statements
  • Flexible to meet changing priorities and the ability to prioritize workload to achieve on time accurate results
  • Must have experience with a large ERP system, Netsuite is a plus
  • Proficient with excel and google sheets
  • Software Company Experience preferred
  • International experience preferred.
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Ability to use GitLab

 

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

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