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Autodesk makes the software and tools that help people imagine, design, and make a better world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with their software. Autodesk offers their employees benefits like:

  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision/Life
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 6 week paid sabbatical every 4 years
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A "week of rest" at year's end
  • Job Type

    Full Time

    Job Details

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    Position Overview

    The Corporate Accounting team is seeking a well-rounded, strong performer who will be a key contributor to the worldwide close process. The ideal candidate has corporate and/or public accounting experience, excellent communication skills and the ability to produce high quality work in a high energy team environment. The position can be located anywhere on the west coast and will report to the Corporate Accounting Manager. This role presents an outstanding growth opportunity for candidates who are looking to develop their experience in a Controllership organization.

    We are only looking for candidates based in the San Francisco Bay Area for this position.


    • Play an integral part in the worldwide close process through preparing, analyzing and reviewing assigned general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries, and other analysis to support the consolidated financial statements

    • Ensure compliance with US GAAP for various accounting areas (for example, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, centralized allocations, and quarter-end accruals). Prepare and review accounting entries as appropriate

    • Work closely with business partners and accounting teams worldwide to understand changes in the business and statutory requirements which impact US GAAP accounting areas

    • Prepare flux analyses and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and schedules for management and external auditors as appropriate

    • Prepare analysis of non-departmental costs for FP&A forecasts

    • Review and prepare various cost allocations by functions

    • Analyze technical accounting issues under US GAAP and prepare accounting memos addressing technical issues as required

    • Analyze technical accounting issues and provide guidance to the Finance community, as required

    • Identify opportunities for process improvements to optimize the financial close process. These projects include information systems improvements as well as creating efficiencies with manual processes

    • Government surveys

    • Additional ad hoc and special projects as required

    Minimum Requirements

    • BA in Accounting or Finance with proven academic excellence

    • 4+ years of related experience (minimum 2 years of public accounting experience a plus)

    • A working knowledge of SAP is preferred

    • Experience with BlackLine a plus

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA qualification required

    • Experience in multi-national public companies is preferred (Experience in software industry a plus)

    • Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of relevant accounting principles under US GAAP

    • Proactive, excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to explain complex accounting concepts to a non-technical audience

    • Detailed oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills, organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement and growth

    • Strong excel skills and ability to analyze data

    • Ability to work well in a team and as an individual contributor

    • Ability to prioritize workload, perform in a fast-paced global environment and work overtime during peak times such as quarter-end

    About Autodesk

    Autodesk helps people imagine and create a better world through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software. In addition to designers, architects, and engineers Autodesk also helps students, educators, and casual creators bring their ideas to life with user-friendly applications.

    Why Work for Us?

    You'll join a diverse group of professionals who are highly engaging and a lot of fun to work with. This is what you can expect: interesting and challenging assignments; a flexible schedule and a collegial work environment. Autodesk employees are passionate, creative, and focused on making an impact in their respective fields.

    Learn more about why Autodesk is continually ranked a top place to work by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor, and others: Top 7 Reasons You Should Work at Autodesk and check out what Autodesk employees are saying. You'll love Autodesk's unique sabbatical program, which provides eligible, full-time employees in the United States with six weeks of paid time off – every four years!


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    About Autodesk

    Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.


    We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.


    When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!


    From health and financial benefits to time away and everyday wellness, we give Autodeskers the best, so they can do their best work. Learn more about our benefits in the U.S. by visiting https://benefits.autodesk.com/

    Salary transparency

    Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $76,500 and $132,000. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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    We take pride in cultivating a culture of belonging and an equitable workplace where everyone can thrive. Learn more here: https://www.autodesk.com/company/diversity-and-belonging

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