Sr. Accountant
DataDirect Networks, Inc. - Chatsworth, CA

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DataDirect Networks (DDN ) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN's solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world's most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today's information powered enterprise.

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant

Job Summary:
The Senior Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller and is responsible for the monthly general ledger close, balance sheet and income statement analysis. He/she will be expected to utilize and apply his/her relevant accounting experience and knowledge to perform detailed work and analysis in a challenging, fast-paced environment. This role will be expected to develop thorough understanding of the business, Oracle ERP accounting environment and monthly close process and reconciliations and auditor interaction.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Review or complete required supporting schedules, account reconciliations and journal entries related to the month end close in a timely manner;
Responsible for various accruals and corporate liabilities and other miscellaneous accounts;
Assist in the development and ensure compliance with DDN’s accounting policies and procedures;
Prepare footnote support for SEC filing requirements,
Provide deliverables for external auditors;
Participate in various ad-hoc projects and analysis for management

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Minimum 3 years of relevant accounting experience
Strong understanding of GAAP required
Intermediate skill level of Excel required
Must be analytical and be able to identify issues and propose solutions
Must be detail oriented and have a high degree of accuracy on work output
Strong communication skills required
Ability to multi-task in fast paced work environment
Flexible to accommodate overtime to meet deadlines

Other Qualifications:
Proficiency in Oracle preferred
CPA a plus, but not required

DDN has a strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
Self Starter – A pro-active orientation and the ability to operate independently to achieve goals.
Success/Achievement Orientation – Ability to thrive in the face of adversity, drive to overcome all obstacles to reach goals.
Leveraging Relationships – Orientation to leverage all relationships (internally and externally) to maximize personal and DDN successes.
Problem Solving – Ability to understand a situation and to identify the best route to satisfy all concerned parties and enhance DDN’s brand.

DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.

Thank you for your interest in joining DDN!

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Thank you so much and have a great day!

The Recruitment Team at DDN

Thank you for your interest in joining DDN!