Cost Accountant

Shenzhen, CN

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
This position will be responsible for the accounting and reporting of various elements of GoPro’s Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold. The position will also supplement existing resources in the areas of internal/external financial reporting and general ledger accounting. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of impactful accomplishments in challenging, fast-paced environments; high attention to detail; excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills; and strong Excel and MS Office skills. The candidate must have direct experience with US GAAP and cost accounting, financial statements and experience with external auditors to maintain and establish controls necessary for US GAAP and international statutory compliance. This position reports into Senior Manager, Financial Reporting.
What You Will Do
Perform monthly close for inventory, cost of goods sold and general ledger accounting 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 and cost of goods sold analyses on a monthly basis to finance 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 3-5 years in Operations Finance and/or Cost Accounting; with emphasis on contract manufacturing
Strong Microsoft Excel skills required; must be comfortable working with and analyzing large data files
Attention to details, strong analytical background
Successful track record of effectively interfacing with finance and operations personnel to identify, support, and execute on value-added ideas to improve profitability
Proven ability to influence cross functionally and solve complex problems
NetSuite experience is desire
 
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 

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