Senior General Ledger Accountant
Wize Commerce - San Mateo, CA

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Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this position is located in Wize Commerce’s San Mateo headquarters and will have significant interface with other corporate finance and business departments (including Credit, Tax, FP&A, Sales, Purchasing and Merchant Administration), operational finance teams in the world-wide business units as well as the external auditors. This person will be part of a team of technical accounting professionals that perform general corporate accounting functions and will be involved in developing accounting policies, procedures and related internal controls in a complex, multinational corporate environment.

Essential Functions:
Post, reconcile and close month end for various general ledger accounts and entities.

Create, post, and research complex journal entries across numerous entities. Create, post, and research inter-company transactions and eliminations, transfer pricing issues and currency translation issues across numerous entities.

Work closely with AP team to ensure accruals, prepayments, allocation, and fixed assets are correctly booked.

Gather, prepare, and summarize general ledger data on an accrual basis to ensure accurate financial statements.

Enter and post other monthly entries provided by other Accounting staff.

Create financial reports and presentations for all levels of management.

Analyze large quantities of complex data and research accounting data through sub-ledgers and the GL and draw logical conclusions

Excel and adapt in a changing environment to work on multiple concurrent projects and quickly assess multiple business processesProduce complex, detailed accounting reconciliations and various reports for external auditors and tax consultants.

Write desk procedures and analyze SOX walk through documentation for accuracy.

Understanding of SOX control environment.

Ensure accounting activities comply with GAAP.

Strong base knowledge in the practice and application of US GAAP

Deep knowledge of Accounting Operations in General Ledger – including policies, accounting processes and procedures

Strong knowledge of working with multiple currencies and multiple legal entities in multiple countries.

Strong knowledge of internal controls within General Ledger processes is required

Extensive reconciliation background and strong Enterprise Accounting system and Excel skills

Must have demonstrated experience and ability to develop processes and suggest improvements to make more efficient / scalable.

Strong Excel spreadsheet skills and working knowledge of other Microsoft Office products

Strong working knowledge of Concur Enterprise online Expense reporting system and Coupa procurement system is preferred

Strong communication including written, presentation and listening skills

Strong time management and project management skills

Strong analytical, problem solving skills and collaborative skills

Ability to multi-task on competing and deadline sensitive priorities

Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and process orientation.

Education and Experience:
Minimum 5+ years of GL experience required

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics and NetSuite preferred

Experience working with external auditors

Recent public company experience in a cloud business model environment preferred

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

BS degree in Finance / Accounting, CPA is preferred.

Experience in a multinational business environment

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