Sr. Accountant
WhiteHat Security - Santa Clara, CA

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WhiteHat Security is the industry leader in Web (or application) security, with an impressive client list of Fortune 500 companies. While most companies are diligent in protecting their networks, websites have emerged as the number one target for attacks. Website attacks can be catastrophic to a company and WhiteHat helps clients mitigate risks before they can be exploited. Founded in 2001 by a former Yahoo! Information Security Officer and application security pioneer, WhiteHat combines a revolutionary, cloud-based technology platform with an extraordinary team of the best application security experts in the business (our team includes super talented folks from the likes of Google, Yahoo!, HP and BigFix (IBM) to name just a few.) This incredible combination of resources enables our customers in key verticals including e-commerce, financial services, information technology, and healthcare, to prevent damaging hacker attacks.

Not only are our products and technology leading the industry, but we have a thriving culture and impressive team that collectively make WhiteHat an exceptional place to work. If you are seeking a leading edge technology company where you can make a tremendous impact and build your career in meaningful ways, take a look at us! We'd love the opportunity to get to know you.

WhiteHat Security is headquartered in the Silicon Valley (Santa Clara) and also has a key technical team in Houston, Texas.

We are looking for a Sr. Accountant to join our team in Santa Clara!

The Sr. Accountant will need to have a well rounded background in the day to day operations of a maturing start up company. The role will require this person to be involved in all aspects of the close, from assisting with accounts payable and accounts receivable to completing, reviewing and analyzing the balance sheet and income statement. This person will need to be high energy with a desire to implement new processes to improve efficiency and to collaborate with the accounting team to effectively report the company’s financial position.

Analyze and monitor the transactions taking place in an organization and ensure that they are recorded according to the accounting standards. Knowledge of revenue recognition standards is needed.
Prepare financial statements and management reports.
Prepare budget vs. actual analysis.
Preparation of revenue and deferred revenue entries. Knowledge of SaaS revenue recognition a plus.
Prepare or review monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts

  • Review of accounts receivable transactions and accounts receivable aging
Review of accounts payable and accrued expense balances.
Assist with cash management analysis
Monitor the physical assets of the company, their depreciation value and take effective steps to manage them.
Keep a track of the shared and the indirect costs of the organization.
Assist external auditors during audit.
Manage the Use and Sales Tax accounting process.
Study the revenues trends and expenses of the company so that they are appropriately recorded.

A Bachelor's degree in accounting from a reputed college/university. CPA, CMA candidates are preferred.
4-5 years of experience in a similar or related field.
A sound knowledge of the accounting and auditing principles.
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of Intacct or NetSuite.
Knowledge of Software Revenue Recognition Policies a plus.

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