• Company: Workday
  • Location: Pleasanton, California
  • Posted: December 03, 2017
  • Reference ID: JR-23324
Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description
We are looking for an Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, a self-starter, and a team player. This individual must also enjoy working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and contributing to product development.

Responsibilities of the position:
  • Support the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries in compliance with GAAP
  • Perform month-end general ledger account reconciliations; investigate and resolve variances in general ledger accounts
  • Prepare reconciliations for bank accounts, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, deferred rent and accrual accounts
  • Coordinate with various departments, including Treasury, FP&A, Facilities and Accounts Payable teams for proper recording of transactions in the general ledger
  • Support SOX compliance efforts and perform internal control procedures
  • Assist with audits, including preparing work papers for the auditors and analyzing data. Collaborate with internal team and external auditors to ensure successful audit results
  • Perform various ad hoc projects as requested

Education and Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 5-10 years of accounting experience including public accounting; software and/or SaaS industry preferred
  • Experience using large ERP system
  • Proficiency with MS Excel
  • Knowledge of foreign currency revaluation and translation
  • Experience with tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Collaborative team player; ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • An eagerness to learn and take on challenges in a rapidly-growing and dynamic environment

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