Data Direct Networks

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-CA-Chatsworth
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 2:53 PM)
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  • Overview

    DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

    Job Description

    Overall Position Summary:

    The Senior Accountant is responsible for the monthly general ledger close, balance sheet and income statement analysis. He/she will be expected to utilize and apply his/her relevant accounting experience and knowledge to perform detailed work and analysis in a challenging, fast-paced environment. This role will be expected to develop thorough understanding of the business, Oracle ERP accounting environment and monthly close process and reconciliations and auditor interaction.


    Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Review or complete required supporting schedules, account reconciliations and journal entries related to the month end close in a timely manner;
    • Responsible for various accruals and corporate liabilities and other miscellaneous accounts;
    • Assist in the development and ensure compliance with DDN’s accounting policies and procedures;
    • Prepare footnote support for reporting requirements,
    • Provide deliverables for external auditors;
    • Participate in various ad-hoc projects and analysis for management
    • May assist in the setup of processes and procedures that properly capture, track and report revenue, including deferred revenue, in accordance with the company revenue recognition policy.
    • Assist in the reporting of the implementation of new GAAP standards, including implementation for related area.
    • May generate revenue reports for internal and/or external use.
    • May be involved in reviewing, tracking and maintaining billing information in the financial systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with U.S. GAAP and other accounting regulations.
    • Participate in various ad-hoc projects and analysis for management

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant accounting experience
    • Mix of public and private accounting experience preferred
    • Strong understanding of GAAP required
    • Intermediate skill level of Excel required
    • Must be analytical and be able to identify issues and propose solutions
    • Must be detail oriented and have a high degree of accuracy on work output
    • Strong communication skills required
    • Ability to multi-task in fast paced multinational business environment
    • Flexible to accommodate overtime to meet deadlines

     Other Qualifications:

    • Proficiency in Oracle preferred



    DDN Core Characteristics

    DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


    Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

    Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

    Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

    Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.


    DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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