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Staff Accountant

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do.At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.About the TeamWe are professional accountants who go beyond our daily responsibilities while striving for operational efficiency through system optimization and process automation. We prioritize the development and training of team members so that they become well-rounded accounting professionals with the skills vital for the next generation. We are committed to working hard and having fun while maintaining work-life balance.About the RoleWorkday is looking for a highly motivated Staff Accountant to join a collaborative and growing team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, motivated, a great communicator, and enjoys collaborating with people with a diverse set of talents, in a dynamic fast-pace environment. This position will report to the Accounting Manager. Through the involvement in various operational activities and monthly close procedures, this position will play a pivotal role in the accounting processes.Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze information to prepare journal entries in compliance with GAAP
  • Perform month-end ledger account reconciliations; investigate and resolve variances in ledger accounts
  • Manage monthly expense accrual calculations primarily relating to accruals for goods and services received, but not invoiced
  • Process operational transactions with a high level of accuracy - including but not limited to bank reconciliation, prepaid expenses, intangibles, fixed assets, and leases
  • Assist in balance sheet and income statement flux analysis in accordance with close timelines and for management reporting
  • Assist with implementation of process improvements and automation of manual processes
  • Support SOX compliance efforts and assist in improvement of control procedures
  • Assist with audits, including preparing work papers for the auditors and analyzing data.
  • Support month-end close processes
  • Perform various ad hoc projects as requestedAbout YouBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (or with an emphasis in accounting)
    • Minimum 3 years of accounting experienceOther Qualifications:
      • Public accounting, software and/or SaaS industry preferred
      • Experience using large ERP system
      • Advanced spreadsheet skills with the ability to manipulate and digest data
      • Experience with tight deadlines and timeliness for work performed
      • High attention to details and accuracy, excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
      • Eagerness to learn and tackle challenges in a rapidly growing and dynamic environment#LI-NF3As a federal contractor, -Workday -is -requiring -all new hires -to verify -that -they -are -fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 -within 72 hours of -beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. -Workday -is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact - -to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Pleasanton, California

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