Accounting Manager Proofpoint
Duties & Responsibilities:
Successful candidate will take a leadership role in all aspects of the company finances and accounting practices and will have complete responsibility in managing monthly, quarterly and/or year-end close processes.
Responsible for performing and overseeing various tasks related to the month and quarter end close, including consolidated financial statement preparation, booking journal entries, preparing variance analysis and reviewing and reconciling balance sheet accounts.
Provide guidance over proper application of general accepted accounting principle (GAAP), and manage the accounting workflow to meet established deadlines and internal control requirements.
Supervise, train and develop accounting staff including providing the staff with the necessary guidance and training to ensure they have proper experience and qualification to fulfill their job responsibilities and support career progression within the organization.
Work extensively with the Financial, Planning and Analysis group during month end close to explain forecast variances and unusual trends.
Responsible for interacting and coordinating with internal and external auditors and maintain proper documentation to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley and quarterly audit requirements.
Perform various projects on an as needed basis
Bachelor?s degree with emphasis in Accounting/Finance or related field
Minimum 10 years accounting/reporting experience, with at least 2 years of public company experience
Consolidation experience and foreign currency translation experience required
Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of the Company.
Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise professional judgment to resolve complex accounting challenges.
Must be detailed oriented and with extensive experience with Microsoft Excel
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public in 2012.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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