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Senior Accountant

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Vista Equity Partners | Accounting/Finance | Oakland, CA

We are looking for a dynamic, detailed oriented, self-starting Senior Accountant to join our growing team. The Senior Accountant will primarily be responsible for overseeing and controlling general accounting operations including reviewing, verifying and analyzing financial transactions within all accounting processes. Potential candidates should possess excellent analytical skills and have the perseverance to solve problems with minimal oversight. A thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP is preferred.

 

Essential duties include:

  • Support month-end close activities including but not limited to preparing GL entries, balance sheet reconciliations, prepaid expense and accruals and P&L analysis
  • Manage full-cycle AP and AR
  • Ad-hoc projects and reporting as assigned by Controller and CFO
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Review and recommend improvements to accounting systems and procedures
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Assist with external financial statement audits and tax returns
  • Reconciling system reports and resolving discrepancies
  • Manage expense review process and employee relationships. Ensure expense reports processed prior to set deadlines

 

Qualification requirements:

  • Attention to detail with high degree of accuracy
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher -  Accounting or Economics preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Experience with automated financial systems - Concur Solutions or Sage Intacct preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with large volume of data preferred
  • Able to multi-task and work to internal and external deadlines
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong computer desktop skills required. Advanced skills in MS Excel desirable

 

About Vista Equity Partners:

Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With more than $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista Equity Partners currently invests in software, data, and technology companies led by world-class management teams with a long-term perspective. Our investment approach is anchored by a sizeable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield both flexibility and opportunity.