Senior Accountant

4 days left

Jun 01, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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Yext (NYSE: YEXT) is the leading digital presence platform for multi-location brands, with thousands of customers worldwide. With one central platform, brands can seamlessly deliver consistent, accurate, and engaging experiences and meaningfully connect with customers anywhere in the digital world. Our AI and machine learning technology powers the knowledge behind every customer engagement, which is only possible through our team of innovators and enthusiastic collaborators. Join us and experience firsthand why we are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work globally by industry leaders such as Built In, Fortune, and Great Place To Work!
Yext is seeking a Senior Accountant to join its growing and dynamic international accounting team! This is a hands-on position with a mix of accounting and operational duties! This role will be responsible for assisting in the day to day transaction processing and accounting for international accounts, focused primarily on the payroll and statutory reporting processes, while will include preparing journal entries and account reconciliations in connection with the monthly close process, and performing financial analysis on an as-needed basis.

What You'll Do

Participate in various accounting functions to include; preparing reconciliations and roll forwards, account analysis and processing month end journal entries for a variety of G/L accounts, and other monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close and reporting processes

Collaborate with global payroll team and external service providers to reconcile and record all payroll activity, review and reconcile settlement of payroll liabilities, and prepare monthly and annual payroll account reconciliations on a legal entity basis

Facilitate processing of intercompany transactions, ensuring accurate recording, reconciliation, and settlement of balances.

Assist in implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial transactions are completed according to GAAP principles

Design, test, and implement process improvements and system enhancements in collaboration with IT, to drive efficiency and scalability across financial processes.

Manage processes in accordance with SOX control requirements, ensuring adequate identification and mitigation of control risks and documentation of control procedures.

Work with independent auditors to provide support for audited financial statements under various statutory reporting jurisdictions

Manipulate and reconcile large volumes of data in Excel from various internal systems and the general ledger

Coordinate with HR and other departments to address payroll-related inquiries and resolve issues.

Provide ad-hoc analysis to the team when requested

What You Have

BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field

4+ years experience in accounting, with exposure to payroll or compensation related accounts

Working understanding of GAAP / IFRS

Ability to manipulate and manage large amounts of data

Ability to identify problems and discrepancies, independently perform research and analysis of causes, and recommend corrective actions

Collaborative style with the ability to communicate clearly and precisely on technical and operational issues

Must be detail and results-oriented with an ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced, and constantly evolving environment

Ability to evaluate priorities and multi-task accordingly while keeping others apprised of status with respect to deadlines

Excellent written and formal presentation skills

Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Bonus Points

Big 4 public accounting or public/private company corporate accounting experience;

Chartered accountant (CA)/CPA or working towards completing a CPA/CA

Familiarity with Netsuite, Coupa, Tableau

Perks and Benefits

At Yext, we take pride in our diverse workforce and prioritize creating an engaged and connected working environment. Our ambitious mission is to transform the enterprise with AI search, and we know that to achieve that, we need a global team of innovators, visionary thought leaders, and enthusiastic collaborators passionate about making a meaningful impact in the world and contributing to an extraordinary culture.

We believe that people do their best when they feel their best and to feel their best, they must be well-informed, fuelled, and rested. To ensure our employees are at their best, we offer a wide range of benefits and perks, including:

Performance-Based Compensation: We offer an attractive bonus structure and stock options for eligible positions.

Comprehensive Leave Package: Our leave package includes Paid Time Off (PTO), Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Casual Leave, Bereavement Leave, National Holidays, and Floating Holidays to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

Health & Wellness Offerings: We provide medical insurance with 7L coverage, including enhanced parental and outpatient department (OPD) coverage for you, your spouse, two dependent children, and two parents (as applicable and subject to eligibility requirements).

Relocation Benefits: We offer relocation assistance and an allowance to eligible candidates to help ease your transition.

World-Class Office & Building Amenities: Our office has a top-notch infrastructure, including gaming rooms, a plush pantry, and breakout areas.

Yext is committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture where every person is seen, heard, and valued. We believe in equal employment opportunity and welcome employees and applicants of all races, colors, ethnicities, religions, creeds, national origins, ancestries, genetics, sexes, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientations, genders (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), ages, physical or mental disabilities, citizenships, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. It is Yexts policy to provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities as required by law. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or participating in the employee selection process, please complete this form.