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Centrify Corporation

Staff AccountantSanta Clara, California, United States

Staff Accountant

Santa Clara | California | United States

If so, you'll be right at home at Centrify. We are always looking for talented, motivated individuals who would like to help us design, build, sell and support the next generation of integrated software solutions as we redefine security from a legacy static perimeter-based approach to protecting millions of scattered connections in a boundaryless hybrid enterprise!

The staff accountant's purpose is to support the Accounting Manager and others in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department so that the Accounting Manager can spend a greater portion of their time supporting the Assistant Controller. The staff accountant will initially be responsible for various month end close procedures such as: (i) monthly bank reconciliations, (ii) preparing accrual entries for corporate credit cards, as well as (iii) analyzing departmental spend to identify accruals for incurred but not invoiced expenses that are procured by the business. The staff accountant will initially be responsible for various day-to-day accounting activities, including but not limited to: (i) participating in projects to improve and optimize the monthly accounting close process, (ii) performing audits of corporate credit card transactions to ensure compliance with policy, (iii) researching and recording banking transactions, and (iv) assisting accounts payable team with new vendor administration. In addition, the staff accountant will be expected to support the external audit process. The month end close and day-to-day responsibilities for the staff accountant will grow over time, as the above processes are optimized.

Therefore, we are currently seeking an experienced staff accountant that is used to working in fast paced environments and holding a wide variety of responsibilities. The staff accountant should be resourceful, dedicated and always willing to find a way to get the job done. The staff accountant should possess a strong customer service orientation, with a desire to continually learn and grow by assuming additional job responsibilities over time. The successful candidate will also possess strong verbal and written communication skills. A strong work ethic, with the ability to constantly pay attention to detail are a must. The staff accountant should also be able to work well with others and on an independent basis.

Initial Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Record corporate credit card expense transactions, including month-end accruals
  • Research and record daily bank transactions
  • Develop monthly departmental spend accrual estimates through trend and other data analysis
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of other balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare fluctuation analyses of certain expense and balance sheet accounts
  • Perform monthly audits of corporate credit card transactions to ensure compliance with policy
  • Participate in various projects to improve and optimize the accounting close process
  • Assist A/P team with new vendor administration activities
  • Assist and support the external audit process
  • Other general accounting duties as assigned
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement and implement them.
  • Assist in establishing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring accounting control procedures and accounting policies.

Qualifications, Experience & Education:
  • BS Accounting or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years general accounting experience
  • Experience with the month-end close process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • NetSuite and Concur experience preferred
  • Experience with external audit process preferred
  • Self-starter with strong ability to plan and set priorities to meet deadlines

Centrify offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We also provide an Employee Assistance Program, paid holidays, paid time off, flexible spending account, stock options, 401k, and more. This is just part of what made Centrify one of Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work in 2016"!

Centrify Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a diversified work environment, free of discrimination and harassment.

For more information regarding our company, or to search for all available job openings, please visit our website at

Centrify does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.

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