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Staff Accountant

Finance | Pleasanton, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Staff Accountant 628097

The Staff Accountant plays a critical role in planning and executing the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close and reporting process of Corporate Operations Accounting team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact with various cross-functional partners, including Legal, Real Estate, IT, Procurement, Tax & Treasury, and others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze transactions to ensure compliance to US GAAP and execute monthly and quarterly close processes in SAP and HFM, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, derivatives designation and effectiveness testing. (50%)
  • Perform variance analysis, analyze financial statements, and prepare total company roll-forward schedules and footnotes to support the External Reporting process. (15%)
  • Assist in technical accounting research and analyze proper accounting treatment (e.g. lease accounting classification testing). (10%)
  • Identify and implement process improvements as part of Continuous Improvement initiatives (10%)
  • Provide support to internal and external audit activities including preparation of audit supporting schedules. (10%)
  • Prepare Sarbanes-Oxley internal control self-assessment testing and annual process review. (5%)

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Business or Accounting degree
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience
  • CPG industry experience preferred
  • CPA certification or CPA candidate
  • Solid SAP or ERP systems and process experience preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and financial statements
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to take ownership of issues and ensure timely resolution
  • Ability to work on cross-functional activities and form solid business relationships across functions
  • Flexible, adaptable, and proactive team player
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

$35-$40 Per Hour          Pleasanton, CA  94588         2 Month Assignment