Sr GL Accountant

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure the execution of monthly, quarterly and year end close under the company’s financial close timeline
  • Responsible for OPEX accruals, including open PO’s accruals
  • Responsible for USF, sales tax auditing and state reporting requirements
  • Responsible for review of flux analysis of P&L, Balance Sheet, AP vendor payments and actual vs forecast
  • Responsible for reconciling designated balance sheet accounts and updating each reconciliation with current and accurate support
  • Perform period end close procedures, which may include capitalization of internal developed software development cost, stock based compensation, and investment transactions
  • Assisting and providing guidance to AP staff
  • Assist monthly financial reporting and management accounting analysis
  • Assist internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Provide technical support and advice to management
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Vision and ability to identify and implement process improvements and accounting systems as part of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assist financial system maintenance
  • Support ERP enhancements and other system projects
  • Support Senior Accounting Manager and Controller on special projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance, with a minimum 7 years related accounting and finance experience
  • Experience in NetSuite is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles, US GAAP
  • Self-driven and resourceful to meet deadlines, achieve goals, work independently as well as work well in teams or groups
  • Strong interpersonal, excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to multi-task, work under stressful conditions, and meet deadlines
  • Able to thrive in a fast pace-setting
  • Strong Excel skills with proficient understanding of systems
  • Robust analytical and problem solving skills, with great attention to detail
  • Solid organizational skills