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Senior GL Accountant (West Coast, USA - Remote)



Accounting & Finance
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Senior GL Accountant

Location: West Coast, USA – Remote (this is a remote role, but candidate must be physically located on the West Coast of the United States)

About GridGain

We live in a world that increasingly expects instant gratification. To remain competitive, enterprises must process and analyze extraordinary amounts of information in milliseconds.

GridGain's Unified Real-Time Data platform enables a simplified and optimized data architecture for enterprises that require extreme speed, massive scale, and high availability from their data ecosystem. It seamlessly combines streaming data in-motion and historical data at-rest with compute functionality to help companies handle complex analytical, streaming, and transactional data workloads at ultra-low latencies.

GridGain is trusted by companies like Citi, Barclays, American Airlines, AutoZone, and UPS to manage mission-critical data operations across their businesses.

GridGain is growing! Join the team and play a critical role in a fast-paced Silicon Valley startup that's changing the definition of "real time," and the world's expectations for high-speed data processing, computation, and analytics.

GridGain is currently looking for a Senior GL Accountant who will perform a wide variety of financial and accounting related tasks. Candidate should be self-motivated and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. This role requires strong analytical abilities and a foundational knowledge of accounting principles. The Accounting Manager will report to the Controller and must be a team player with a positive attitude and a desire to help the team be successful.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage monthly and quarterly close cycles and prepare consolidated financial statements
  • Collaborate with HR in processing global payroll in a timely manner, review payroll calculation, and post payroll Journal entries. Review employee expense reports and enforce corporate expense report policy
  • Liaison between 3rd party accounting firms and US head office as it relates to intercompany activities for 3+ subsidiaries
  • Perform GL functions, cash management and support the controller with daily accounting activities
  • Reconcile GL accounts, prepare accounting schedules, and review financial information to verify completeness and accuracy. Investigate and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Work closely with the external tax firm to support the preparation of federal, state, local and foreign tax filings. Exercise professionalism and accuracy in providing timely and accurate financial information to the tax advisors
  • Improve systems, assist in developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, internal controls, and best practices
  • Active participation in the annual audits by the external auditors and annual bank due diligence
  • Perform other related accounting duties as assigned
  • Assist in various ad-hoc and compliance projects as needed

Skills & Requirements:

  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience in financial and accounting work
  • CPA license strongly preferred
  • Advanced MS Office skills. Superior knowledge of Excel is a MUST!
  • Accounting Software (Intacct), and bill.com & Ramp
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations
  • Experience with intercompany transactions, consolidation, and elimination of subsidiaries
  • Experience with financial statement preparation and monthly close process
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate simply and effectively
  • Proactive and highly responsive
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments


  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive benefits packages
  • Stock options
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements