Full Job Description
Nintendo of America Inc.
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch ™ system and the Nintendo 3DS ™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System ™ , Nintendo has sold more than 4.5 billion video games and more than 710 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy ™ , Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS ™ family of systems, Super NES ™ , Nintendo 64 ™ , Nintendo GameCube ™ , Wii ™ and Wii U ™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com .
We’re the home to world-renowned characters, timeless games and the record-breaking Nintendo Switch system, but we’re missing one thing … you! Nintendo of America’s Finance Department is looking for a Sr Accountant focused on revenue accounting! The person will help to support our digital revenue accounting efforts. Alongside revenue accounting experience strong analytics, time management, organizational skills, and the ability to manage complex issues is required.
Ideal candidate(s) will demonstrate a clear understanding of US GAAP , financial statement analysis, financial reporting, and the desire to work in a collaborative environment. Help us build a better Nintendo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you!
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Provides professional level financial, accounting and reporting duties for moderate to complex functional areas
Provides historical and future-based financial analysis, fiscal performance and accounting functions for assigned area of responsibility
Identify needed improvements in business processes and internal controls, and works closely with management to design and implement improvements to ensure compliance with GAAP, JSOX and federal and state tax requirements
Assesses the impact of new/modified GAAP on processes and procedures
Monitors key internal control points for process integrity
Assesses and recommends the appropriate accounting and reporting of moderately complex transactions and activities
Generates monthly, quarterly and ad hoc financial and management reporting
Monitors accuracy and timeliness of accounting processes for assigned areas
Performs month-end, quarterly, and annual closing activities and financial reporting duties, including accruals, adjustments, reconciliations, variance explanations and documentation
Develop and analyze financial projection information based on historical trends
Compares actual to projected expenses by project and analyzes variances
Assists in establishing and implementing new or modified systems, accounting methods, and procedures relating to production activities
Works closely with IT on development, test and implementation of accounting systems and modifications
Works closely with other areas of business to implement new/modified processes, accounting methods and procedures relative to area of responsibility
Acts as backup subject matter expert to the manager for the functional area and may represent the team, department or manager on projects and/or meetings as needed
Participate and lead ad hoc projects within defined parameters in support of team and department
May lead or coach less experienced team members
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
Four to six years of related experience
In depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures
Experience in financial statement analysis
Knowledge of automated accounting systems (Oracle EBS preferred)
Excellent spreadsheet and word processing skills (Excel and Word preferred)
Experience with preparation of consolidated financial statements and financial reporting preferred
Public audit background preferred
Experience providing reporting and analysis to management required
Experience presenting reporting and analysis to management preferred
Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business, or related field, or equivalent
CMA or CPA preferred
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