THE POSITION

As our Accountant in San Francisco, CA, you will be a significant contributor to the day to day domestic and international accounting operations and play a critical role in various reporting requirements.  Primary areas of focus for this role are financial reporting, month-end close, and maintaining the accuracy of the general ledger and subledgers. You should have a deep grasp of US GAAP, the ability to move fluidly between the details and big-picture, and the desire to invest in a growing international accounting team.

You will report to the Accounting Manager in San Francisco, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepare accounting entries and account reconciliations for various domestic and international financial activities, including: cash, investments, payables/receivables, leases, fixed assets, prepaids, and accrued expenses
  • Prepare vacation, bonus, and commission accruals on a monthly basis
  • Perform financial statement review to ensure all expenses are captured in the appropriate period
  • Review of expense reports in Expensify
  • Review of vendor bills for multiple Mesosphere entities
  • Collaborate with the FP&A team to provide meaningful and accurate financial data
  • Prepare quarterly 701 financial statements and assist in preparation of the US audited financial statements
  • Support the annual audit process domestically and internationally
  • Review current procedures and seek ways to improve processes to ensure timely monthly close, accuracy of accounting entries, and operational efficiency
  • Assist in international payroll process as necessary
  • Technical accounting - research accounting issues and prepare written documentation
  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary  

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA in Accounting or equivalent – CPA preferred
  • 2+ years accounting experience (public experience a plus)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter and team player and able to work in a fast pace and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with NetSuite, Expensify, and Excel a plus
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

PERKS AT MESOSPHERE

  • Competitive Salary
  • Stock Options
  • Pick your Tech Gear
  • Company 401K Plan
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pet friendly office in downtown San Francisco
  • Catered meals at the office
  • Gym/Wellness Stipend

ABOUT MESOSPHERE

Mesosphere is leading the enterprise transformation toward distributed computing and hybrid cloud. We combine the rich capability you get from public cloud providers with the freedom and control of choosing your own infrastructure.

Mesosphere DC/OS is the premier platform for building, deploying, and elastically scaling modern applications and big data. DC/OS makes running containers, data services, and microservices easy across your own hardware and cloud instances.

Mesosphere helps businesses accelerate time to market, ensure resilient applications, and save on cloud and infrastructure costs. Backed by T. Rowe Price, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Microsoft, HPE, Data Collective, and Fuel Capital, Mesosphere is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Hamburg, Germany, London, England, and Beijing, China.

 

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