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2022-34732 -

Lead Accountant

Location(s): San Diego, California; Reno, Nevada; Mountain View, California
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Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

The QuickBooks Capital team is on a mission to transform small business (“SMB”) lending.  Imagine empowering QuickBooks customers to access funding in hours whenever they need it. Imagine giving SMBs the clarity to make the right decision about when to take funding, how much to take, and what type.  We’re working to make this a reality. QuickBooks Capital is adding new products at record setting speed to support our customers. We are helping our small businesses access the capital they need using technology and data to simplify the process.

If you are passionate about innovating for small businesses, solving customer problems, tapping the power of big data, and working in an incredibly fast-paced and fun environment, we invite you to come join our team.

We are looking for a Lead Accountant to support our growing portfolio and handle the daily operational accounting of our business.  We are focused on accelerating our growth and scaling the business and this role is critical to our success.  There is a tremendous amount of innovation ahead to achieve this scale with institutional quality servicing systems, data, reporting and operational processes. 

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of technical accounting experience with accruals, journal entries, and account reconciliations
  • Ability to interpret and present technical accounting details in lay terms to non-accounting business partners
  • Strong technical (GAAP) and financial accounting skills and ability to document accounting conclusions in a technical white paper
  • Public accounting or large public company experience strongly preferred
  • Software industry experiences a plus
  • Analytical thinker who can identify and implement effective processes improvements
  • Large accounting software package expertise (Oracle financials, etc).
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, strong written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding Excel skills
  • CPA preferred
  • BS or BA Degree preferred or equivalent work experience

Responsibilities

  • Gather, prepare, test and maintain journal entries for a broad range of accounting areas consistent with GAAP and corporate accounting policies to ensure close timelines are met.
  • Effectively assess risk over accounts and areas of responsibility. Apply judgment to ensure that financial integrity of accounting entries, accruals, and account reconciliations are intact and operating effectively.
  • Assist in research of technical accounting issues as needed. Apply proper accounting treatment required as a basis for booking journal entries and gathering audit evidence.
  • Technical accounting preferences in credit losses, allowance for loan losses, ASC 606, ASC 860.
  • Participate in the month and quarter end close process and related responsibilities for the accounting department.
  • Prepare and maintain reports / schedules for management, prepare schedules requested by internal and external auditors.
  • Research and document company position on technical accounting issues with the ability to effectively communicate and present to business partners.
  • Support compliance and improve processes and internal controls in area of responsibility.
  • Understands business unit and functional group strategy, priorities and offerings, developing deep knowledge of core and adjacent markets.
  • Prepare financial statements including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and Statement of Shareholders’ Equity in accordance with GAAP.
  • Work directly with external auditors to support financial statement audits and control environment testing.
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