Sr. Accountant Corporate Accounting - Bozeman, MT

  • Oracle
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • May 10, 2022
Full time Accounting Management Senior Level

Job Description

Job 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 actively managing all aspects of accounting, financial audits and internal management reporting for the legal entities/ company codes managed by the Corporate Accounting team (Corporate Legal Entities).  The Senior Assistant Financial Controller will support in enforcing that the Oracle Corporate legal entities are compliant with all US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), local tax, accounting and financial regulations, required by local country legislation.

Specific areas of responsibility will include supporting the GCO (Global Controllers Organization) representation on the Board of Directors, performing the Financial Controllership of corporate legal entity assets and liabilities; performing the financial reporting of legal entities’ results (monthly, quarterly and annually) in accordance with US GAAP and Local GAAP, and, performing the analysis and interpretation of financial results, to manage risk presented to Oracle operations; identifying opportunities for and project manage innovation enhancements in the organization processes.


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

The Senior Assistant Financial Controller will work very closely with Middle Management and will work in cross-functional relationships with Oracle’s Finance organizations – Global Controller Organization, Technical Accounting, External Reporting, Tax, Treasury, Global Business Finance and SOX organizations. He/she will also work closely with the external auditors.



  • Manage monthly and quarterly close cycles, ensuring that US GAAP financial reporting is performed timely, in accordance with corporate close guidelines, consolidating all Oracle entities, preparing journal entries, reviewing income statement activity and balance sheet reconciliations to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial statements.
  • Develop and drive the process of intercompany reconciliation between Oracle legal entities.
  • Review the account reconciliations of all the corporate entities for reasonableness and appropriateness.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet and P&L flux analysis of the assigned Corporate legal entities.
  • Support the Financial Controllers in the regions with day-to-day activities to ensure compliance with Oracle’s policies and US GAAP reporting standards.
  • Prepare quarterly schedules for SEC 10Q/10K filings by collaborating with Financial Controllers globally. Support the External Reporting team in preparing the quarterly reports.
  • Collaborate with Global Finance Organizations including, Global Business Finance, Tax, Treasury and Legal. 
  • Responsibility for the preparation and audit management of the statutory financial statements for assigned Corporate legal entities.
  • Work closely with external local auditors to get the audit completed within statutory timelines
  • Participate in Global & Regional strategic initiatives that optimize and enhance the operations of the Chief Accounting Officer organization.
  • Ability to research past transactions and interpret past events and future treatment. 
  • Support Internal Audit and SOX PMO on the assessment of internal controls, implementing recommendations, reinforcing controls for deficiency and maintaining updated documentation on local processes.
  • Acts as a reference for team members, providing direction and mentoring to other members of the organization.
  • Collaboration with Tax organization on tax authority information requests and audits.
  • Implement best practice system processes and controls for the Corporation and legal entities to comply with all internal and external financial reporting obligations.





  • Professional Accounting Qualification, CPA is required.
  • BS in Accounting / BS in Business with major in Accounting.  MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant progressive experience in the technology sector with multinational companies/Fortune 500, or public accounting experience in a top 10 accounting firm.
  • Experience in corporate accounting, consolidation process and intercompany preferred
  • Good understanding across the breadth of finance responsibilities including, accounting, revenue recognition, treasury, tax, business practices, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with US GAAP accounting, finance and tax regulations.  Knowledge and experience of ASC 830 (formerly known as SFAS 52).
  • 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.
  • Project Management capabilities - the ability to plan, initiate, monitor and implement projects within a team.
  • Requirement to work from Redwood Shores HQ during the critical month, quarter and year-end.

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.