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Accountant - III
Ref No.: 18-15987
Location: Foster City, California
Accountant – III
Foster City, CA
6+ Month Contract
  • This position interacts directly with our employee base and with service providers to ensure compliance to our Corporate Purchasing Credit Card and T&E policies.
  • This position works closely and reports to Associate Director, Payables Administration to drive efficiency and cost savings for our North America (US & Canada) operations through analytics, reporting, auditing and training.
  • The Travel and Expense Program Administrator must be able to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment with a customer focus and excellent attention to detail.
  • The position requires the ability to prioritize work, demonstrate strong accountability, good judgment, and meet established deadlines.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to:
  • Audit and administer travel and expense reporting for an employee base in excess of 5000+ employees.
  • Effectively administer the North America Corporate Purchasing Credit Card Program.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Perform reconciliations amongst credit card issuing bank, Concur expense management software, and, company ERP system.
  • Interact with peers, various management levels, and, outside suppliers.
  • Understand and leverage ERP system functionality.
  • Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and identify trends through analysis of various data.
  • Work independently.
  • Develop desk procedures and training as necessary to support the business.
  • Lead and drive action plans to increase operational productivity, process scalability and compliance.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • Administration of a Corporate Purchasing Credit Card Program.
  • T & E Program Administration.
  • Administration of a third party expense management software, preferably Concur.
  • Strong understanding of AP functions, general accounting practices, and SOX requirements required.
  • BA or BS degree in accounting or related field.
  • Experience with Oracle or other ERP system required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
  • Excellent relationship building and business partnering skills required.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must have 4+ years of relevant experience for a medium to large-sized company.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Confidential approach to sensitive information.
  • Experience in multi-national organization a plus.
  • Software/systems implementation experience a plus.