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Senior GL Accountant



Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023

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As a Senior GL Accountant at GitLab, you'll support the external audit processes, working directly with the external auditors and internal team members from Technical Accounting and Accounting Operations to drive results.

What you'll do in this role

  • Ensure execution of monthly, quarterly, and year-end close under the company’s timeline.
  • Responsible for month-end close procedures including preparation of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations for prepaids, accruals, software implementation costs, etc.
  • Provide support for various ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Work closely with multiple levels of organization and cross-functional teams, including but not limited to FP&A, Sales Ops, People Ops, Legal, Benefits team, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 key controls in the financial areas of responsibility, as applicable.
  • Assist with monitoring the need for business process improvements and assist with the design processes, procedures, and reporting enhancements to improve financial and operational processes.
  • Support the design and implementation of new policies and procedures related to audit requirements and business activities.
  • Assist with preparation of reports and presentations for CFO, Controller, Board of Directors and Audit Committee meetings.
  • Work with and support the accounting team in day-to-day activities, special projects, and workflow process improvements.
  • Support overall department goals and objectives.

We're looking for

  • 3-5 years US GAAP public company experience is required.
  • Software company experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP principles.
  • Experience with Netsuite or other big ERP system preferred but not required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and/or Google Docs and Sheets.
  • Experience working with international subsidiaries.
  • Flexible to meet changing priorities and the ability to prioritize workload to achieve on time accurate results.
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$77,300$149,000 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$77,300$165,600 USD

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