Senior Accountant - SEC Reporting (Big 4 Audit exp)
Location:
Mountain View , California
Posted:
January 17, 2018
Reference:
36888
Responsibilities
• Prepare and review disclosures for filing documents such as the 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
• Prepare and review EDGAR and XBRL formatting of Form 10-Q/K
• Plan for the filings such as preparing 10-Q/K shell, calendar, confirmation emails, process checklists, disclosure checklist, etc.
• Help monitor completeness and accuracy of Form 10-Q/K in filing software
• Analyze and incorporate 10-Q/K comments from various groups into the current draft while maintaining version control
• Coordinate and collaborate with corporate and operational teams to ensure results are reasonable and fluctuations are researched and explained in the MD&A section of the 10-Q/K
• Work cross-functionally with other groups to ensure compliance with SEC reporting requirements and to support the business needs
• Assist earnings process including review of executives' prepared remarks and investor presentations
• Research relevant U.S. GAAP literature and SEC rules as needed
• Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements
• Assist with the external auditors' requirements
• Assist in special projects, data gathering, benchmarking and process improvements
• Help identify transactions or items requiring disclosure in the SEC filings
• Stay current on the latest financial accounting and reporting developments

Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
• 2 - 3+ years of experience, CPA and public accounting experience preferred
• Strong and current understanding of financial statements, U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting rules
• Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
• High degree of initiative, exceptional organizational and problem solving skills and commitment to a high level of accuracy
• Excellent oral, written, people and analytical skills
• Detailed-oriented, organized approach to preparing work
• Desire to collaborate with various teams across the organization
• Ability to deliver work product on schedule and flexibility to work extended hours
• Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience with Hyperion Essbase and Business Objects experience is a plus

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