Senior Accountant


South San Francisco, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 163 days ago

  by    Ronald Parks

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Our client, a global consumer products company is seeking an experienced accounting professional to join their team, located in SF Bay Area to work in the capacity of Senior Accountant. The chosen candidate will assist with overseeing the Global Control Environment and improve our operations through risk management, controls, and policies. The successful candidate will possess a depth and breadth of SOX expertise coupled with a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and sound judgment.



*Provide internal controls related knowledge and guidance to Finance and Operations SOX 404 Leads in APAC, EMEA/ACE, AMER and Latin America regions.

* Collaborate and partner with Internal Audit to establish the Risk and Controls Matrix along with ensuring that the controls are embedded in the normal day-to-day processes.

* Collaborate and partner with the Regional Teams to address and remediate accounting and finance control deficiencies through a formal documentation process.

* Provide technical accounting guidance in collaboration with the Technical Accounting Team.

* Maintain and administer the organizations's global policies.

* Partner with the Oracle ERP implementation team to determine that the new system is compliant with internal controls and company policies.

* Assist with the preparation of SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for the Oracle ERP system.

* Assist with the global balance sheet review process.

* Assist with determining internal control and policy implications of ASC 606 Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 Lease Accounting standards. 

* Assist with the internal control deficiency exposure analysis.

* Perform tests in certain SOX locations for specific areas that I/A could then rely on.

* Implement education and training to ensure employees have adequate awareness and understanding of internal control standards.

* Perform internal control reviews to assess the compliance of departments and individual employees.



Best Industry ? CPG, Retail

Best Department ? Accounting




Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a related financial discipline is required.

5 - 8 years of related accounting experience is required.

Public accounting work experience with some private accounting experience is preferred.

High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

Lead or supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

System implementation experience is a strong plus.

Experience in analyzing/implementing various regulations and policies in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley and GAAP is mandatory in this role.

Expertise and proficiency in MS Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, ServiceNow and Sharepoint) as well as general PC expertise is required in this role.

Ability to independently research, analyze and interpret data

High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

Strong communications skills (Verbal, written and interpersonal) are required.

High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

Up to 15% Domestic travel is required.

US Citizens or Green Card holders only apply. No H1b visa sponsorship will be offered with this position.