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Posted about 1 year ago

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The Red Hat Finance team is looking for a General Ledger Accountant to join our Accounting team in Israel. In this role, you will prepare, review, and manage the general ledger to meet month and quarter-end reporting deadlines for Israeli entities. You'll manage prepayments and accruals and internal and statutory accounting. As a General Ledger Accountant, you’ll need to have solid reconciliation and analytical experience and be able to work under strict deadlines. You will report directly to the General Ledger Accounting Manager.


  • Manage U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) reporting responsibilities
  • Communicate with external accounting provider who prepares monthly accounting packages for review
  • Perform extensive reviews of the externally prepared accounts and resolve discrepancies as they arise
  • Ensure externally managed accounts are in sync with Oracle balances on a regular basis
  • Book journals on Oracle with appropriate supporting documentation
  • Provide commentary on unexpected costs and variances in trends
  • Coordinate with internal team members and functional group members at various levels to provide explanations and resolve issues relating to accounting entries
  • Complete monthly reconciliation, journals, and controls
  • Prepare and maintain local statutory financial statements
  • Serve as a point of contact for testing of technical system enhancements and improvements in areas of responsibility
  • Continuously review processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Review expense reports and related tasks
  • Communicate with internal and external auditors as required for U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and statutory compliance audits
  • Serve as a point of contact, helping associates with queries related to purchase requisitions, and as a point of contact of accounts payable (AP) processes
  • Produce ad hoc reports for management on request

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field like accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of experience in a multinational environment in a similar role
  • Experience with GAAP and SOX regulation; local GAAP reporting experience
  • Experience working on strict deadlines and ensuring compliance with company policies
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively document, write, present, and engage associates from different management levels, individual contributors, and stakeholders across all geographical areas
  • Passion for quick learning and applying new skills and technologies
  • Highly motivated with an ability to demonstrate creative problem-solving and analytical skills within a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work with diverse groups at all levels of the business
  • General ledger accountant experience in a similar role; part-qualified or qualified accountant status is a plus
  • Experience with Oracle EBS is a plus


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