Accountant - GL (Qualified CA)

Palo Alto Networks
May 23, 2024
May 25, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is looking for a Accountant to help drive financial accounting quality and efficiencies under robust internal controls through the Company’s continued high pace growth. This person will be responsible for several accounting processes working with cross-functional teams to support projects and implement process improvements in a fast-paced environment.

Your Impact
  • Prepares journal entries and ensures journals are supported with appropriate documentation and calculations, uploads, and parks journals in company SAP ERP software for various legal entities and countries across the US region
  • Prepares account reconciliations monthly in Blackline, ensures all reconciliations are accurate and of high quality and appropriate back-up documentation is attached - Follows-up timely on resolving any reconciling items
  • Assists and participates in the monthly financial close process and all related activities
  • Shares suggestions for process improvements to increase efficiency and/or reduce risk and support execution of process improvements
  • Assists in any additional and ad-hoc activities required by the US R2R team
  • Excellent communication skills are key to ensure candidates can efficiently work together with NL team, likely daily/continued contacts are going to be required, by various communication channels like slack, zoom, email, etc.
  • Support corporate accounting team in preparing audit schedules for internal and external audits
  • Collaborate with external auditors for the area of work assigned
  • Preparation of a limited number of analytics that will assist the US controller team in completing some of the more complex journals (e.g. F.03 FX clearing), and the monthly flux and close related reviews