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The Finance team is seeking a General Ledger Accountant as part of our growth. This person will perform the day-to-day ledger entries with the guidance of the Accounting Manager – NORAM.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will help to streamline processes and improve existing procedures as Elastic dynamically grows and as the accounting team proactively plans ahead.

You will review accounts and prepare supporting schedules for the monthly close.

In addition, you will:

  • Perform corporate month-end close activities including journal entry preparation and account reconciliations
  • Preparation of US and International payroll and benefit journal entries, financial accruals, bank transactions and other journal entries
  • Preparation of financial statement flux analysis
  • Produce ad-hoc reports, analysis, and special projects
  • Assist with audit by providing supporting documents and answering procedural questions for auditors

What You Bring Along:

Do you have the dedication to problem solve, ask questions, and find answers?

Are you eager to work in a dynamic, global tech company as part of a rapidly growing finance team?

Can you evaluate and recommend new approaches and procedures that result in process improvements and efficiencies?

If that’s you, hopefully you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (mandatory)
  • 4-6 years of professional, relevant experience
  • Experience with ERP system (mandatory)
  • Intermediate Excel skills, (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with Sarbanes- Oxley compliance and internal controls
  • Team oriented personality
  • Experience with foreign currency and multiple international subsidiaries EMEA, APAC, NA, preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong attention-to-detail
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Positivity! We each love what we do and believe that a positive attitude matters

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co.

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