Senior Accounting Analyst at Illumina (San Diego, CA)

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Do you want to make a difference? Illumina's mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let's talk. We've built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives.

We're an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Just check out our investor events and presentations to learn about our financial accomplishments. Our growth isn't just in financials, we've been busy hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that's why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World's Smartest Companies each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you. Join the journey of a lifetime. Join Illumina.

Job Summary:

The Sr Accounting Analyst will play an integral role on the Corporate Accounting team, working through complex issues, transactions, and projects independently, as well as collaboratively with other finance and cross-functional team members. The successful candidate will be able to work and communicate effectively in a dynamic and open team environment, interacting with all levels of our organization, international team members, and external auditors. The position offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to develop and grow in a global accounting team.

Responsibilities:
  • Support to the Sr. Accounting, Manager in the protection of our company's assets; includes performing month-end account analysis, reconciliations, journal entry posting, and quarterly presentations.
  • Subject matter expert responsible for analyzing, reviewing, recording activity and collaborating with bookkeepers for Latin America entities.
  • Record payroll accruals and maintain journal entry support as part of the monthly close process.
  • Responsible for foreign exchange analysis and general accruals.
  • Reconcile monthly balance sheet related accounts and other month-end close duties.
  • Responsible for maintaining Sarbanes-Oxley internal control narratives and testing documentation for areas of responsibilities
  • Participate in quarterly reviews annual audits, and project testing for applicable areas of ownership.
  • Identify process improvement initiatives by applying strong analytical, communication, collaboration and problem solving skills.

All listed responsibilities are deemed essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience, background in public accounting is preferred and corporate accounting experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting regulations
  • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Experience with SAP (or equivalent ERP system) is preferred.
  • CPA certificate and relevant industry accounting experience is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to effectively work within a team to expedite completion of critical projects with other functional groups
  • Must bring a process improvement mindset.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to accuracy and quality while meeting goals and tight deadlines; superior attention to detail is a must.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize workload and perform multiple tasks under accelerated deadlines.
  • Must be flexible in terms of adjusting schedule to various demands driven by our dynamic business environment.
  • Self-directed and able to work well and communicate effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing


Education:

Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university; MBA and/or CPA a plus

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Illumina may require proof of COVID vaccination in accordance with local statutory requirements (subject to limited exceptions) beginning November 1, 2021.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact [email protected] To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
More Information on Illumina
Illumina operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA, Madison, WI, Foster City, CA and San Diego, CA. Illumina was founded in 1998. It has 7400 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 40 open jobs at Illumina, click here.
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