Senior Corporate Accountant at Arista Networks (Remote)

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Company Description

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 400 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 20 million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the 25/50G consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

Job Description

Arista requires a Senior Corporate Accountant with international business experience. Arista has offices in Shannon, Co. Clare. An integral part of the finance team reporting directly to the Senior Manager Corporate Accounting, the role includes working closely with the international tax, treasury and payroll teams. This role will include responsibilities related to the Corporate accounting function and world-wide month-end close and consolidation process. The role involves not only managing the day to day accounting of the business but also identifying and executing actions which will improve the performance of the business and resilience of its operations.

  • Play a key role in the general ledger and world-wide month-end close and consolidation process, including review of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations of US and International entities for completeness and accuracy.
  • Primary areas of general ledger responsibilities include prepaid expenses, fixed assets, accrued expenses, other assets and liabilities, intercompany transactions, and elimination and consolidation entries.

  • Develop and manage strong, collaborative relationships with global team members and business partners across multiple organizations within the Company.

  • Assist in coordination the monthly close process and maintain the monthly close calendar and related checklists to ensure the books are closed on a timely basis.

  • Maintain proper process/policy documentation and strong internal controls; partner with internal and external auditors to ensure continued compliance with SOX.

  • Assist in quarterly reviews and annual audits with our external auditors and assist in the preparation/review of audit schedules and provide timely responses to auditor requests.

  • Assist in the preparation and/or review of schedules and analyses for monthly/quarterly reporting packages. 

  • Manage service providers and foster good relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Provide support for projects and activities related to internal/external reporting, tax and FP&A. 

  • Responsible for general ledger maintenance, including review and set up of new accounts, departments and entities. 

  • Maintain compliance with the Company’s various reporting obligations under required government surveys.

  • Evaluate processes, drive system enhancements, and identify opportunities to optimize and scale.

  • Partner with all parts of the business to facilitate continuous improvement.

  • Complete various ad hoc tasks as required.


  • Qualified chartered accountant with 3+ years’ post qualification experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably in a high-tech multi-national organization.
  • Consolidation experience in multi-currency environment.

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting or finance.

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP/ other local GAAPs

  • Strong accounting knowledge and attention to detail, and experience driving internal controls and processes. 

  • Self-starter with the ability to form conclusions and present findings, and ability to manage priorities and deadlines.

  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; works well both independently and in a team environment, and ability to interact effectively across the Company and with internal and external auditors.

  • Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical principles.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office and advanced excel skills.

  • Proficient with accounting software and Microsoft Office (experience of NetSuite would be an advantage but is not essential).

Additional Information

The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

Due to the international nature of this role a high degree of flexibility will be offered and required.

Job Type: Permanent

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

More Information on Arista Networks
Arista Networks operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA, San Francisco, CA, Cary, NC and Nashua, NH. Arista Networks was founded in 2004. It has 2867 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Remote Work Program and Paid Holidays. To see all 270 open jobs at Arista Networks, click here.
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