Data Direct Networks

  • Accounting Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Chatsworth
    Job Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/15/2018 2:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    DataDirect Networks ( is the world’s largest privately held data storage company. We are the leading provider of data storage and computer technologies, solutions and services that enable content-rich and high-scalability IT environments to create and deliver value out of their information. Our customers include many of the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing environments, life sciences, professional media and security and intelligence organizations.  Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN solutions are the business-enabling backbone to today’s complex IT infrastructures.

    Job Description

    We are currently seeking an: Accounting Manager 


    Job Summary:
    The company is seeking an Accounting manager who will be responsible for supervising and managing the accounting department and all areas of financial reporting. We are looking for someone to develop and maintain accounting principles, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing and reporting information. Must have a strong understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Accounting manager will advise on budgets, financial reporting, and forecasting. He or she will also be responsible for managing accounting team, helping audit and ledger preparation, and supporting managers across teams with financial procedures.


    Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

    • Prepare worldwide consolidated financial statements and analyses for the company and other internal management reports
    • Manage and supervise accounting department employees; responsible for day-to-day supervision and leadership and closing process; monitoring deadlines and providing support and coaching
    • Review closing journal entries and reconciliations and ensure financial accounts are properly supported and reconciled on a monthly basis
    • Maintain, develop and implement accounting processes, procedures and internal controls for continuous process improvement
    • Follow and comply with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
    • Perform technical accounting research, advise, document and implement appropriate accounting treatment
    • Assist with budget and forecasting activities including budget/forecast to actual variance analyses
    • Support the annual audit process with external auditors
    • Support compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate taxes and regulations

    Qualifications for this role are:

    • The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, business partnering, organizational, and interpersonal skills with strong knowledge of accounting processes and procedures and US GAAP
    • Strong attention to details and demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to adapt quickly, work independently, take ownership, and work in a flexible team environment
    • CPA strongly preferred and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business required
    • Minimum 7 to 8 years of progressive accounting experience plus relevant managerial roles, Big 4 public accounting experience a plus

    Experience in large ERP systems preferably Oracle, and MS Office including proficiency in Excel

    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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