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Senior Accountant - San Francisco, CA/Remote

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning!
Organizations, large and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, and generate social engagements that develop interactions with their target audiences.
 Senior Accountant I is responsible for performing month-end close journal entries, reconciliations and analytics, assisting with preparation of financial statements and reports for the US and Foreign entities, and collaborating with cross-functional teams. This position reports to Sr. Managing Accountant.

What You Will Do

  • You will have an opportunity to serve as a key contributor to the corporate accounting team and strengthen your understanding of both operational and technical accounting processes.
  • Be responsible for accurate and timely month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures and prepare and analyze financial statements.
  • Analyze actual results and provide variance analysis.
  • Prepare and review month-end close journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and analytics over significant account balances.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Assist with annual audits, tax schedules, and special projects as needed.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with US GAAP and company accounting policies/procedures.
  • Explores the modification and implementation of changes in key systems and procedures.
  • Research complex questions, investigate their impact, and make recommendations for implementation.
  • Work on infrastructure development projects in Oracle, Salesforce, and other systems.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 5+ years of experience in public accounting and/or relevant corporate accounting experience in large or high-growth companies.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter who is highly organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities and adapt to change and uncertainty.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with virtual teams.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, including Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, and accounting software (i.e. Oracle ERP) systems.

What We Offer

  • The base salary range for this position is $80K to $90K.  Offered salary will be determined by several factors, including but not limited to: applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with geographic market data.  Business Wire reserves the right to modify this salary range at any time.

  • Business Wire’s total rewards include:
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Excellent health benefits that begin on your first day of employment
  • $100 monthly fitness allotment, a tuition reimbursement program, and enhanced mental health resources
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match, and annual profit sharing contribution (subject to company performance)
  • PTO, Floating Holidays, Wellness Day Off, Birthday Day Off, and more!
A pre-employment background check will be required after the acceptance of an offer. Business Wire is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Business Wire will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Apply

Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

401(k) plan with company match Ability to work remotely Enhanced mental health resources Excellent health benefits Fitness allotment Mental health resources Profit Sharing PTO, Floating Holidays, Wellness Day Off, Birthday Day Off, and more! Tuition reimbursement Tuition reimbursement program

Skills

Excel Oracle Salesforce US GAAP

Tasks
  • Analyze actual results and provide variance analysis
  • Assist with annual audits, tax schedules, and special projects
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements and reports
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with US GAAP and company accounting policies/procedures
  • Perform month-end close journal entries
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare and review month-end close journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reconciliations and analytics
  • Research complex questions and make recommendations for implementation
  • Work on infrastructure development projects in Oracle, Salesforce, and other systems
Experience

5 years

Education

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Certifications

CPA

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9