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Accountant - III
Ref No.: 18-08696
Location: Foster City, California
Position Type:Acct-Finan (V)
Start Date / End Date: 06/19/2018 to 06/18/2019

Job Title: Accountant - III
Duration: 1 year
Location: Foster City, CA- 94404

Job Description:
  • Client is seeking a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for cash accounting, prepaid/accrual accounting, and reconciliations for the North America Region.
  • The Senior Accountant will provide accounting support to the North America Financial Shared Services center (NA FSS) in accordance with US GAAP.
In this role the successful candidate will:
  • Partner with colleagues in other functions to coordinate and execute the financial close and management reporting process. These functions will include Finance, Procure to Pay, Sales & Marketing, General & Administrative as well as external vendors. This will include the timely and accurate review and posting of month-end close and accounting transactions.
  • Perform GL account analysis, and account reconciliations for the respective functional areas.
  • Ensure financial results are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Maintain a control environment in which the processes are consistent with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley and Client Controller's Manual.
  • Participate in or lead cross-functional initiatives to improve processes.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors to ensure the quarterly review and audit activities are executed in a timely manner.
  • Work with other financial analysts and may serve as team lead to ensure successful accomplishments of individual and team goals and objectives.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors to ensure financial statements are presented accurately and filed timely.
  • Support Oracle enhancement, OBIEE, Hyperion and UAT testing.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Performs and possibly supervises accounting sub-function and preparation of reports and statistics detailing financial results.
  • Coordinates schedules, activities and reports with other departments.
  • Establishes and maintains operating procedures within the context of existing SOX controls and company policies.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of journal entries (with appropriate supporting documentation) for the month-end close and accounting transactions.
  • Maintains, reconciles and resolves reconciling items for balance sheet accounts.
  • Responsible for preparing analysis and schedules for management as well as internal and external auditors.
  • Frequently interacts with peers, outside vendors, external auditors and functional group members at various management levels.
  • May be asked to train employees in other functions on the proper use of accounting software and tools.
  • Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations or providing technical information concerning specific projects.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a BA or BS degree in accounting or equivalent.
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle R12 eBusiness Suite required.
  • Must be able to apply accounting knowledge to day-to-day operations and assigned projects.
  • Strong technical expertise in their area of responsibility is required.
  • Ability to identify trends through analysis of various data.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, and Word) required.
  • Strong written, presentation and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills are required.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, meeting deadlines in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus.

Apply on-line for immediate consideration, please send your updated resume and contact info via
 Contact: Rashmi M
Email: | Phone: 732 272 0331