Senior Accountant

Katerra   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 49 days ago

Senior Accountant

at Katerra (View all jobs)Scottsdale, AZ

Katerra is an end-to-end construction and building services company transforming property development, design, and construction—from start to finish. We are building an entirely new kind of company that brings together expertise in design, technology, material sourcing, manufacturing, and construction as a single integrated offering.

With this unique approach, we have the opportunity to design and build beyond compromise. Beautiful, efficient, sustainable–we can do it all. The era of design concessions is over.

At Katerra, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.

One of Katerra’s cultural principles is Diversity. We believe different backgrounds, ideas, and skillsets result in better outcomes. Katerra does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Katerra encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.

Senior accountant

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual, in Scottsdale to join a newly established Operational Accounting Team. The team will be part of an extended accounting team that stretches from Corporate in Menlo Park, CA across the States and through to China and India. The successful candidate will have good basic operational accounting experience and is committed to professional growth with Katerra. The candidate should have knowledge or large ERP systems, SAP preferred as well as experience with process improvement. The position reports to the Operational Accounting Senior Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts in accordance with policy
  • Confirm amounts posted to ledger are both accurate and correctly coded
  • Create and post journal entries with supporting documentation
  • Calculate and post any appropriate monthly accrual
  • Establish solid partnership with relevant business party
  • Correct expenses that are not reflected appropriately in the general ledger
  • Professionally challenge existing processes with a focus on efficiency
  • Support an accurate and timely monthly close within the corporate deadlines
  • Collect detailed explanation for variances in month and quarterly numbers
  • Establish strong partnerships with all extended teams in Scottsdale/Phoenix, Menlo Park as well as other Katerra offices
  • Provide timely support and guidance to all ad hoc corporate

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least 5 years accounting experience, Bachelor's Degree is preferable
  • Solid experience in general ledger accounting such as cash, fixed assets, other accruals, prepaid, opex and revenue
  • Ability to work as part of an extended and dispersed team
  • Experience of working in the architecture/engineering/construction Industry and/or manufacturing will be an added advantage.
  • Solid working knowledge of excel a must
  • Experience working in an ERP environment. SAP preferred.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized – critical skill
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

Please note that KATERRA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, KATERRA will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, KATERRA explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of KATERRA.