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Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning! Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

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Senior Accountant - San Francisco, CA

 Senior Accountant

BW Office: San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning!

Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

About The Role

The Senior Accountant is responsible for closing the books and performing analysis of accounts with various staff members.  This position reports to the Corporate Controller.

What You’ll Do

  • Review and analyze financial data (i.e., aging reports, lease schedules, line item expense trends) and report variances & conditions to management
  • Close assigned overseas subsidiary books, including elimination of inter-company activity
  • Assist in preparing the books and schedules for annual audit-domestic & international
  • Assist in preparing and issuing quarterly and annual reports
  • Research accounting issues and assist in adjusting policies and procedures
  • Examine and analyze accounting records via the system (deductive reasoning)
  • Detect and evaluate significant findings and discuss those findings
  • Demonstrate reliability through good attendance and punctuality
  • Work as a team member performing any and all functions necessary for the successful operation of the office as determined by the Corporate Controller

What You’ll Need

  • Degree with concentration in accounting and 4 years of corporate GL accounting experience, OR 10 years of corporate GL accounting experience
  • Must have strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Must be able to adjust, reconcile and balance general ledger accounts
  • Must be able to demonstrate a detail understanding of full cycle accounting
  • Must possess intermediate skills in both Excel and basic Word applications
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Must have deductive reasoning skills and an ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends when called upon

To apply send resume to:  recruiting@businesswire.com

Business Wire is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Business Wire will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.