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General Ledger AccountantSan Mateo

We’re looking for a sharp, organized accountant to join our finance team. From accounting to tax to treasury to planning and budgeting, our group is led by the CFO/Co-founder and supports all aspects of the business to make sure PerimeterX grows and stays healthy. If you’re ready to bring your strategic, quick-thinking accounting skills to PerimeterX, we want to hear from you.

The Role

We are hiring a General Ledger Accountant who will be a key member of the Finance team and will be hands-on in supporting the company’s month-end and day to day accounting operations. The General Ledger Accountant will be responsible for close activities, reconciling general ledger accounts, and participating in special projects within the Accounting team. This role will report to the Senior Accountant.


  • Execute on all aspects of accounting operations, with a focus on GL Accounting, AP, T&E, Payroll
  • Support the month-end close process by preparing journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and flux analysis
  • Maintain and improve upon the current accounting infrastructure, ensuring that all financial systems and files stay in sync with the GL and accounting policies are adhered to
  • Process vendor invoices, employee expense reports, and corporate credit card reconciliations
  • Process payroll and prepare related journal entries
  • Maintain documentation of accounting policies and operation procedures
  • Increase accounting process efficiency by improving on and implementing new processes and technologies
  • Assist with annual audits and bank audits
  • Assist in preparation and timely filing of all required tax returns and other statutory filings
  • Take lead on special projects as required

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA is a plus
  • 2-4 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and FASB codification and pronouncements
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (vlookup, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of systems generally and ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work across various levels within the organization
  • Positive, energetic, optimistic attitude, not afraid to roll up your sleeves
  • Team player, strong interpersonal skills including conscientiousness, professionalism, attention to detail, flexibility, dependability, and, last but not least, a good sense of humor
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • SaaS experience is a plus

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