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Staff Accountant – Global
Ciena is seeking a Staff Accountant who will be primarily responsible for the cost center expenses for the services organization including monthly accruals, monthly review for proper classification, and monthly distribution of cost center reports to Management. This individual will manage the completion of day to day transactions against deadlines and collaborate with other internal groups, as well as perform various cost analyses. This position will also assist with other projects undertaken by the Accounting Group, as necessary.
This individual should have a solid understanding of accounting rules (GAAP).
Specific responsibilities include the following:
Manage monthly accrual identification process and prepare related journal entries for services cost centers
Identify, obtain relevant support and prepare journal entries for prepaid expenses and other items, as necessary
Prepare and analyze monthly fluctuations in responsible cost centers and assist in assessing propriety of accounting
Prepare, deliver and obtain approval for monthly cost center reports
Work closely with project managers and purchase order owners to maintain accurate records for accrual process
Analyze monthly and quarterly trends in the services accounts by vendor and investigate significant or unusual items
Prepare journal entries and perform general ledger account reconciliations
Complete month-end analyses for services costs for review by Management
Provide internal and external auditor assistance
Support international teams, as necessary
Assist with other projects undertaken by Accounting Group, as necessary
Degree in Accounting/Finance
Three years of experience in Accounting/Finance function with a large multi-national company preferable
Experience in working with individuals across various organizational levels
Attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
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As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination. Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
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