Summary & Scope of Position:
Provide accounting support on month-end close process, including SEC reporting, revenue recognition, contract accruals, and inventory valuation. In addition, support the operations of the Company’s international operations and review of monthly financial information from the Company’s international operations, preparing journal entries, and reconciling accounts.
Assist with preparation of quarterly review and annual audit schedules and footnote disclosures for SEC filings such as forms 10Q/10K
Maintain accurate financial records to ensure compliance with the Company’s policies including Sarbanes-Oxley and US GAAP
Assist with preparing and accumulating support for control documents selected for SOX testing
Interface with European finance team relating to Company’s international operations
Assist with preparation of monthly financial statements for internal review.
Maintain appropriate accounting records for contract accruals, revenue adjustments and inventory valuation
Prepare journal vouchers and account reconciliations for both U.S. and international operations
Assist in researching and documenting various accounting topics
Perform hands on monthly processes per accounting close schedule for both U.S. and international companies
Assist with preparation of quarterly Audit Committee slides
Respond to questions about expenses, trends, and deviations from budgets
Prepare various reports and analyses
Perform other related duties as required and back up accounting staff as needed
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent with a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience
CPA with at least three years of recent Big Four experience, preferred
Must be a self-starter
In-depth knowledge of US GAAP
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook; Oracle experience a plus
Ability to exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Requires flexibility to put in extra hours during critical times such as month, quarter and year-end close cycles
Willingness to shift hours as needed to accommodate European time zone differences and foster communication.
Strong attention to detail
Strong communication skills (oral & written); effectively interacts with others at all levels internally and externally
Flexibility; ability to switch priorities on short notice.
Strong time management ability
Ability to operate independently and in a team environment.