Senior Accountant


2019-11-13 09:10:49

Job location San Francisco, California, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description


GoodData is seeking a highly self-motivated Sr. Accountant, who will help with month-end close processes and train junior staff. The individual will work with cross-functional teams to help develop and implement processes to improve operational efficiency. The candidate should have a strong understanding of US GAAP and the ability to research technical accounting literature.

We are looking for a driven individual who will learn and grow within the Company. The ideal candidate is highly analytical and thrives in a fast-paced startup environment.


  • Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls for assigned areas (e.g. cash, receivables, fixed assets, intangibles, accruals, capital leases, equity, revenue, costs and expenses, others)
  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables
  • Provide training and assistance to junior staff
  • Perform timely account reconciliations to ensure integrity and accuracy of the accounting records
  • Ensure transactions are accurately and timely reflected in the financial statements
  • Provide ad-hoc technical accounting research for questions that might arise
  • Improve process workflow within Netsuite and other systems (Salesforce, Concur, etc)
  • Assist with procedure documentation and implementing processes and accounting policies within the company
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual operational results and financial information, including footnotes for the audit
  • Analyze month-end results by performing flux analyses on the balance sheet and P&L
  • Assist with external audits and prepare ad hoc analyses as needed
  • Additional projects on an ad-hoc basis


  • BS/BA degree from a top tier school (Accounting, Finance or Economics)
  • Minimum three (3) - five (5) years of experience, straight out of public is ok
  • Big 4 experience (audit) preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant is a plus
  • Experience using Netsuite and other accounting systems is highly desirable
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and able to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team and suggest improvements to various processes
  • Positive and upbeat personality to work in a dynamic environment with all levels of management and functions
  • Strong understanding of accounting and finance principles
  • Prior experience with SaaS company is a plus

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