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Staff Accountant


Location: San Francisco, California

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

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About the Role
Megaport is looking for a system savvy and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join the dynamic Finance and Accounting team. In this role, you will work closely with the Senior Accountant for North America and you will be a key player in assisting the global accounting team.

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 230 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Assist with month-end close process
  • Track and lead adherence to month end reporting calendar
  • Assist with administering revenue accruals
  • Assist with commission calculations and accruals
  • Revenue accruals and Accounts Receivable billing cycle
  • Cost accruals revenue/Accounts Payable invoicing cycle
  • Assist with Inter-company accounting
  • Maintain fixed assets register movements
  • Accounts reconciliations
  • Maintain supporting and making manual journal entries
  • Working cross functionally with teams across various locations
  • Ad hoc duties and assignments
  • What We Are Looking For

  • Undergraduate degree in financial accounting
  • Minimum two years of relevant accounting experience; tech environment preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across various departments
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, hyper growth environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to explain logically, clearly and concisely
  • Strong knowledge and application in using Advanced Microsoft Excel formulas
  • Self-starter, looking for ways to improvement process and ability to resolve issues
  • ERP system experience expected; Megaport is using Microsoft D365
  • What We Offer

  • Flexible working environments with the ability to do your job from anywhere
  • Birthday Leave
  • Generous study and training allowance + development opportunities
  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers for interested candidates
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