Senior Inventory Accountant

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, GoPro has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.

What You Will Do

This position will play a critical role in accounting and managing various elements of GoPro’s Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of impactful accomplishments in fast growing global environments. Strong cross-functional collaboration, communication, and analytical skills are required to influence decision making in planning and execution of strategic initiatives. He/she possesses an in-depth knowledge of operations finance, applicable cost accounting concepts, financial statements and experience working with external auditors to maintain and establish controls necessary for US GAAP and international statutory compliance.

This position reports into Senior Manager, Financial Reporting.

Perform monthly close for inventory functions. Ensure timely and accurate preparation and review of reserves and accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analysis, management reports, and other financial analysis as required
Play a hands-on role in the day-to-day inventory accounting operations and work closely with cross-functional groups to develop and maintain processes, procedures and policies
Prepare, consolidate, review and present inventory valuation analyses on a monthly basis to finance and operations leadership teams
Partner with operations organization and FP&A to provide insights of cost drivers, risks and accounting guidance
Identify, perform and drive process improvement opportunities in the month end close process
Identify financial accounting risks and recommend mitigation steps and controls
Support quarterly and annual audits by the external auditors, assist in Sarbanes-Oxley documentation, audit and lead schedules

Skills We’re Stoked About

BS in Accounting or Finance required; CPA/CMA/MBA a plus
Minimum 5 years in Operations Finance and/or Cost Accounting; with emphasize on contract manufacturing on a global scale
Successful track record of effectively interfacing with operations personnel to identify, support, and execute on value-added ideas to improve profitability
Attention to details, strong analytical background
Proven ability to influence cross functionally and solve complex problems
Consumer device and NetSuite experiences are desired
Strong Microsoft Excel skills required; must be comfortable working with and analyzing large data files

Perks

Your own GoPro camera (mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture them with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthyProgram – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmer’s market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer