Senior Accountant

Organization
Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

The Senior Accountant is a hand on position responsible for the general accounting activities of the company in accordance with GAAP including month-end-close, lease accounting, revenue accounting and financial reporting. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•             Maintain the General Ledger including sub-ledgers, creating of new cost centers and roll-ups
•             Perform monthly closing process including posting journal entries and account reconcilements
•             Perform detailed revenue reconciliations for product, service and collaboration revenue, including detailed contract review and revenue allocation based on BESP
•             Prepare and reconcile detailed lease schedules for 6+ properties
•             File VAT returns for three jurisdictions
•             Work with APAC accountants and reconcile international subsidiaries
•             Work with Operations team to reconcile cash, accounts receivable and other related accounts
•             Responsible for monthly financial reporting and ensure timely and accurate metrics to the management team 
•             Assist with annual financial external audits and external reporting requirements 
•             Ensure compliance with  internal controls and  SOX 404 requirements
•             Undertake projects relating to process improvement both from a business standpoint and system related

Requirements

Experience:
•    B.S./B.A. Business or Accounting preferred.
•    CPA (or passed all parts of the CPA exam).
•    5-7 years of experience in mid-size company as an Senior Accountant or 3-5 years of public accounting experience at a Big 4.
•    Ability to work well in a dynamic, results oriented and cross-functional team environment.
•    Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are crucial.
•    Must have strong work ethic.
•    Initiative a must.

Systems Experience: 
SAP, Advanced Excel

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

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