Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-San Francisco
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  • Company Overview

    Riverbed, The Digital Performance Company, enables organizations to maximize digital performance across every aspect of their business, allowing customers to rethink possible. Riverbed’s unified and integrated Digital Performance Platform, brings together a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking and Cloud Edge solutions that provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. At more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Riverbed’s 30,000+ customers include 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at www.riverbed.com



    With over 2,000 employees globally, Riverbed offers the rewarding experience of working with some of the smartest, most passionate, and nicest people in the industry who are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. Each of us is committed to delivering the strategies, architectures and technologies that our partners and customers need to control, optimize and have visibility into their networks and applications.

    The Senior Accountant is responsible for providing support to the Consolidations, Reporting and General Ledger groups by applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and ensure appropriate internal control procedures. The Senior Accountant will be expected to exhibit the highest professional standards, ethical principles, and attention to detail while working on numerous routine and ad hoc accounting support functions. Other valued attributes that we are seeking are a strong work ethic, capacity to get things done independently, and consistent performance with a sense of urgency and commitment.



    • Coordinate monthly consolidation process, including coordinating with local accountants of our international subsidiaries to ensure timely and accurate reporting, managing eliminations and foreign currency revaluation.
    • Review and upload reporting packages received from local accountants at the international subsidiaries, reconcile inter-company balances and investment in subsidiary activity, and perform analytical review of international subsidiaries.            
    • Responsible for month-end close procedures for certain of our subsidiaries, including preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis of results.
    • Maintain in Oracle monthly and daily foreign currency rates, consolidated chart of accounts and Oracle Financial Statement reports.
    • Coordinate statutory audits, and other required reporting, of international subsidiaries. Review statutory financial statements and reconcile to US GAAP.
    • Provide support for technical accounting, especially related to lease accounting in accordance with ASC 420 and upcoming ASU 2016-02.
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and other deliverables as needed.
    • Contribute to the preparation of required quarterly GAAP financial reports.
    • Preparation and maintenance of stock accounting schedules and reconciliations.
    • Prepare relevant schedules for quarterly reviews and annual audits; work closely with external auditors.
    • Support accounting team’s commitment to timely and accurate processing of accounting transactions in accordance with US GAAP and the Company’s internal controls.
    • Proactively identify issues and implement process improvements to streamline accounting processes.
    • Help establish and maintain policies and procedures and internal controls.
    • Perform other special projects and analyses as directed by management.




    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
    • 3-4+ years progressive accounting experience, preferably a minimum of 2 years in public accounting and a minimum of 1 year in general, international or consolidation accounting. Big 4 experience preferred.
    • CPA, CPA eligible or working towards a CPA (strongly preferred).
    • In-depth knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) with advanced Excel skills
    • Experience with Oracle is a plus.
    • Must have the ability to execute multiple tasks, be detail oriented, committed to high quality and have the ability to adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across the organization.
    • Proactive, assertive, and creative approach to problem solving.
    • Strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills.


    Why Riverbed Technology?

    If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


    Learn more at www.riverbed.com


    Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.





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