General Accountant at Retail Solutions
San Jose, CA, US

RSi is a leading provider of retail data science based analytics and a big data management platform which helps top retailers and CPG companies manage their supply chain and marketing initiatives to drive sales results. Using machine learning, streaming analytics and predictive models, we are the go-to cloud based; peta-scale SaaS data management platform in the retail industry.

Join our team as a GL Accountant and join a global innovative technology leader with a strong presence in San Jose, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position, located in our San Jose, CA office, will support the Controller organization in the general ledger process processes. This position requires a driven individual who has refined communications skills and exceptional business acumen. He or she must be able to work independently and have to drive to follow up and follow through with increasing volume.                                                                                                                                               

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare G/L entries to properly account for company’s activities
  • Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls for assigned areas (accruals, taxes, payroll entries, and others)
  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports), including the majority of the Company’s accruals
  • Partner with cross functional teams as a strategic business partner to help drive the accuracy and timeliness of accruals in accordance with company policy
  • Ensure that transactions are accurately and timely reflected in the financial statements
  • Adherence to GAAP with respect to all accounting interpretations and application
  • Ability to perform complex fluctuation analysis for Income Statement, Balance Sheet and projects with the capability of identifying issues with a thorough understanding of the business operations
  • Assist in implementation of new policies and procedures
  • Assist with the execution of quarterly reviews and year-end financial audits
  • Assist with tax audits, state registrations, and other tax compliance requests
  • Provide support to special requests from FP&A, Tax and other business units
  • Drive to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
  • Perform Ad-hoc projects/research/analysis and complete special projects as needed

Knowledge and Skills:

  • BS degree in accounting
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Public accounting experience, preferable Big Four
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, work well in a dynamic environment, work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and have excellent organizational skills
  • Maintain confidentiality in all assignments and in all information obtained.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to identify areas of opportunities and drive improvements cross-functionally.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Desire for continual growth and learning with strong leadership potential
  • Strong financial systems ERP background – Intacct experience a plus; proficiency in MS Word, Office, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLookup, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization both internally and externally.

ABOUT RETAIL SOLUTIONS, INC.:

Retail Solutions, Inc. ("RSi") develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of award-winning software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that turn Retailer “downstream data”, such as point-of-sale (POS), supply chain, merchandiser feedback and category data, into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf for their suppliers.

RSi, the largest and fastest-growing company in the Retail Execution Management field, has more experience with processing customer-specific retailer data than any other company. Retailers and consumer product goods (CPG) companies trust Retail Solutions to grow sales, reduce out-of-stocks, improve promotion execution and effectiveness, maximize retail operation productivity and foster collaborative relationships in the retail industry to improve product availability for the end-consumer.

RSi serves more than 500 CPG Companies, including 23 of the top 25 global consumer goods companies, and processes data from more than 175 leading retailers in the Americas and Europe.

Retail Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, CA and has offices in Providence, RI, Bentonville, AR, Minneapolis, MN, Chicago, IL, Brentford, UK, Paris, France, Munich Germany and Shanghai, China.