Senior Accountant

MapR - Santa Clara, CA

MapR Technologies, a provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission-critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP, and other leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more information, visit

The Senior Accountant position will focus primarily on the accounting period end close activities, internal financial reporting, and financial audits. This position will play an integral role in the day-to-day accounting operations and will be responsible for executing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures.

Perform monthly, quarterly and year-end close tasks including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of accounts, review/analysis of financial results
Prepare and analyze Cost of Sales calculation for Professional Services organization
Prepare monthly analytics (trends and variances) for internal financial reporting
Assist in annual financial audits, prepare and review various audit schedules for external auditors
Prepare and review financial information for annual corporate income tax filing
Review billing transactions
Responsible for sales tax reporting in Avalara
Responsible for cash posting and reconciliation
Monitor various accounting policies and procedures, assist with policy and procedure updates to be in compliance with GAAP, enhance internal controls
Identify and implement process improvements by focusing on streamlining and scaling
Assume other special activities and responsibilities as required

BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance, with 5+ years of accounting experience
CPA with public accounting experience preferred
Experience in ERP software (Netsuite), Avalara, Concur, Coupa preferred
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
In-depth knowledge of US GAAP, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively to meet deadlines