Accounting Manager

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ZPE Systems is looking for an Accounting Manager to work at our office in Fremont to manage the daily operations of the accounting department. This position reports to Corporate Controller. It is a hands-on position that manages all aspects of accounting. This is a great opportunity to shape the small accounting team to be responsive to the needs and challenges required to scale for growth.

The ideal candidate has formal accounting education, self-motivated, have a positive attitude, can perform with minimal supervision and work closely with the international accounting teams, customers and vendors. The individual has the desire and capacity to grow with the company and embraces the opportunity

Position Information

Type: Full-time
Fremont, CA

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage and participate, in a hands-on fashion, in all day-to-day accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Inventory and Fixed Asset Accounting.
  • Responsible for the preparation and approval of all journal entries, as well as G/L accounts, Bank and Credit Card reconciliations.
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance purposes.
  • Generate, review and revise documentation, processes, and procedures as needed to improve accuracy, increase transparency, and improve control activities.
  • Own monthly financial reporting including Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow, and variance analysis. Add new reporting as required.
  • Work closely with outside CPA firm on preparation of corporate income tax returns, as well as supporting the financial audit and preparation of annual published financial report.
  • Review financial results versus budget and prior periods, identifying trends and concerns.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested.
  • Additional tasks as requested.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • Strong bookkeeping and accounting background.
  • Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
  • Strong knowledge of Quickbooks Advanced and intermediate MS Excel skills.
  • Excellent understanding of, and experience with, US GAAP, internal controls, financial reporting, revenue recognition, corporate tax concepts, regulations, and best practices.

Required Skills:

  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail. Proactive mentality and deadline oriented.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, set priorities, multi-task, and maintain a positive attitude with strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies.
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Portuguese is a plus.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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