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Oracle Accountant 3-Fin in Bozeman, Montana

Job Identification : 113873

Job Category : Finance

Job Locations :

Bozeman, MT, United States

Redwood City, CA, United States

Rocklin, CA, United States

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) provides the world's most complete, open and integrated business software and hardware systems with annual revenues in excess of $40.5bn, and approximately 132,000 employees worldwide, operating in 145 countries globally. Over the past 10 years, Oracle has consistently delivered earnings growth comfortably ahead of target. Oracle has acquired in excess of 100 companies since January 2005, including PeopleSoft / JD Edwards, Siebel, Hyperion, BEA, SUN Microsystems, Micros and NetSuite.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The Corporate Accounting team, which is a part of the Global Controller Operations (GCO) is a key part of Oracle’s World Class Finance organization. This progressive and innovative team comprises a dynamic group of approximately 16 financial professionals responsible for Oracle’s US GAAP external reporting, external statutory reporting, US & local compliance and fiduciary responsibilities, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

The Senior Assistant Financial Controller supports the Financial Controller and Senior Finance Director in the Corporate Accounting team in further supporting the members of the Board of Directors with the fiduciary responsibility for compliance and protecting the interests of Oracle Corporation (Oracle) and its legal entities that are managed by Corporate Accounting.

The Senior Assistant Financial Controller is responsible for working closely with the acquired company’s accounting team to record the acquired company activity in Oracle’s general ledger during the entire integration cycle, from purchase date to full system integration. The Senior Assistant Financial Controller will provide support in enforcing that the acquired company legal entities are compliant with all US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), local tax, accounting and financial regulations, required by local country legislation.

Additionally, this position works closely with Middle Management, and will work in cross-functional relationships with Oracle’s Finance organizations - Oracle controllers in all regions, Treasury, Tax, other M&A integration teams, Global Business Finance, Technical Accounting and Corporate Consolidations to ensure financial activities of acquired companies are recorded in an accurate and timely manner, in both of Oracle’s internal management reporting and external SEC financial reporting.

Responsibilities also include corporate governance, ensuring that acquired company legal entities are operating in compliance of Oracle’s policies and procedures, in order to preserve shareholders’ value.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities of the Senior Assistant Financial Controller, M&A Consolidation include the following:

  • Participate in discovery sessions with the acquired company accounting & finance leadership, in order to:

  • Understand the acquired company legal entity and reporting structure for the purpose of establishing the correct company set-up in Oracle’s M&A ledger and to create a company mapping file;

  • Obtain a full understanding of acquired company’s trial balance in order to map GL accounts from the acquired company accounts to Oracle accounts;

  • Load the opening balances from the acquired company to derive the opening balance sheet at the time of change in control in Oracle’s general ledger;

  • Review the monthly activity received from the acquired companies, including proper elimination of intercompany transactions and investment in subsidiaries, and foreign exchange impacts,

  • Map the account activity to Oracle accounts and load the activity into the Oracle M&A ledger;

  • Provide tax activity detail, as submitted by acquired companies, to the Tax team, which assists in preparation of the tax return;

  • Preparation of accounting entries to reflect the legal integration of acquired companies with Oracle subsidiaries;

  • If necessary, this position will assist with the preparation of the monthly submission file typically prepared by the acquired company;

  • Preparation of quarterly reconciliations and certain quarterly reports;

  • Responsible for intercompany reconciliations of certain global intercompany accounts;

  • Performs SOX control to tie out the trial balance from the acquired company general ledger to the Oracle general ledger trial balance, to ensure balances are aligned during the integration period;

  • Ability to research past acquired company transactions and balances to support statutory reporting and tax audits;

  • Participate in Global & Regional strategic initiatives that optimize and enhance the operations of the Chief Accounting Officer organization.

  • Implement best practice system processes and controls for the Corporation and legal entities to comply with all internal and external financial reporting obligations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting is necessary, CPA is preferred

  • 3 - 5 years relevant progressive accounting experience, preferably in the technology sector, specifically with general ledger

  • Experience in corporate accounting, intercompany and consolidation preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, including FX/multi-currency accounting

  • Good understanding across the breadth of finance responsibilities including, accounting, revenue recognition, treasury, tax, business practices, etc.

  • Dynamic, innovative & problem resolution focused, troubleshooting and analytical skills.

  • Fast learner, attention to details, inquisitive personality.

  • Results oriented, ability to multi-task and can thrive in a deadline driven environment

  • Knowledge and experience of ERP systems. Experience in Oracle financials preferred.

  • Ability to immerse oneself to understand problems and propose solutions.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to interact with various levels of management.

  • Ability to effectively work in a multi-location organization and adapt to different cultures.

  • Ability to identify and execute operational excellence and continuous improvement initiatives to improve resource optimization.

  • Excel spreadsheet experience (advanced features)

  • Works well under pressure & meets all deadlines

  • Possible travel required

For consideration, please send your resume to brock.musgrave@oracle.com

As part of Oracle's standard employment process, candidates will undergo a complete background check prior to an offer being extended. These background checks are conducted by a professional third party firm at no charge to the applicant and include: prior employment verification, education verification, social security trace, criminal background check and motor vehicles records (where required for position).

Oracle Supports Workforce Diversity

Maintain general accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure that proper information is reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

As a member of the finance division, you will assist in accounting functions which may include general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and inter-company transactions. Maintain the general ledger to include the preparation of journal entries, analysis, reconciliation and reporting. Maintain and implement general accounting systems. Conduct account reconciliation periodically, ledger close activities, and provide accurate financial data to support management in decision making. Develop and prepare financial reports including profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Review and analyze inter-company transactions. Ensure all journal entries comply with internal and external audit specifications. Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of internal procedures and processes. May participate in special projects.

Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. Strong analytical, prioritization and communication skills in partnering with other internal groups and management. Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets is essential. Familiarity with Oracle Financials is essential. 5 years accounting experience and BA/BS degree in Accounting or equivalent. Some positions need you to be bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese.

About Us

Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. That’s why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

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