Senior Corporate Accountant

San Francisco
13 Oct 2019
20 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Apstra is looking for a full–time Senior Corporate Account to join the growing accounting and finance department at its Menlo Park, CA Headquarters. As an essential member of the team, you understand accounting principles and the full cycle of accounting from end to end. You'll be actively involved in the day to day accounting activities as well as helping implement key improvements and processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the technical accounting expert for the company by researching, resolving and documenting accounting issues.

  • Driving the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements.

  • Working cross–functionally to establish accounting processes for new products.

  • Implementing process improvements and control enhancements for day–to–day activities.

  • Partnering with Sales to ensure that commissions and bonus plans are designed and implemented in accordance with ASC 606 accounting standards and Company initiatives.

  • Ensuring expense report submissions adhere to company policy.

  • Reviewing AP for accuracy and completeness and processing payments.

  • Preparing and recording journal entries in accordance with GAAP.

  • Maintaining fixed asset ledger.


  • 8 to 10 years of accounting experience, Big 4 experience preferred

  • ASC 606 experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Auditing experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.

  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

  • Understanding of GAAP standards

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Experience with process improvement and proficiency with spreadsheets

  • Hands–on experience in the financial close process

  • CPA preferred

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