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Senior Accountant

Title of Job: Senior Accountant
Role Located in: Okta Headquarters (San Francisco, CA)
Reports to: Accounting Manager

Company Description: Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. Our IT products uniquely use identity information to grant people access to applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. Our platform securely connects companies to their customers and partners. Today, thousands of organizations trust Okta to help them fulfill their missions as quickly as possible.

Position Description: We are in search of a top tier Senior Accountant who is highly motivated to learn and grow within a fast-paced organization. This role will be responsible for supporting the month-end close process, SOX compliance control execution and quarterly / annual audit process, as well as identifying and driving project-based work to provide process efficiencies for the general ledger team. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, communicative, self-motivated team player with a solid working knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations, and internal controls. Additionally, this individual thrives on process improvement and enjoys working in a challenging, collaborative environment to support our continued growth and success. This role will be reporting to the Accounting Manager.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform various GL month-end close activities, including preparation and review of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations such as Cash and Investments, Prepaids, Capitalized Software, Fixed Assets, Accruals, Commissions and various other areas
  • Record and reconcile intercompany activity and assist in the consolidations process
  • Prepare Balance Sheet and P&L fluctuation analyses
  • Assist in preparing internal and external financial reporting schedules
  • Evaluate process and system infrastructure, along with identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities
  • Maintain and enhance the internal controls over accounting processes and systems
  • Assist in implementing new accounting policies and procedures
  • Provide a high level of customer service with finance and non-finance business partners by providing financial insights and relevant reporting
  • Support the quarterly reviews and annual audit requests and inquiries from our external auditors
  • Ad hoc accounting projects and requests, as needed

 

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree, emphasis in Accounting
  • 4-7 years of combined public accounting (ex. Big 4) and private industry at a publicly traded company
  • CPA or CPA candidate a plus
  • Solid working knowledge and application of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and SOX/internal controls
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and organization skills
  • Ability to execute, follow-up, and ensure attention to detail     
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • A team player, adept at building relationships across the organization
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines in a fast-paced environment, without sacrificing accuracy
  • Proficient with Microsoft tools (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred 

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Okta
The foundation for secure connections between people and technology

Okta is the leading provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. With deep integrations to over 5,000 apps, the Okta Identity Cloud enables simple and secure access from any device. Thousands of customers, including Experian, 20th Century Fox, LinkedIn, Flex, News Corp, Dish Networks and Adobe trust Okta to work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at https://www.okta.com/privacy.

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