ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Sr. International Accountant in San Jose, California

Sr. International Accountant

San Jose, California


What We Are Doing:

We are providing solutions for one of the largest needs in the security space. ForeScout is at the forefront of IoT Security. As the world is becoming more and more connected so is the need for ForeScout’s solutions.

The Sr. Accountant will operate with accuracy and timeliness, deadline driven, team-oriented environment. This position supports the Accounting team managers in the following areas: corporate and international accounting, financial reporting and analysis, financial planning & analysis, financial systems oversight, oversight of the monthly close-to-report process, internal management and US GAAP financial reporting, cash management, tax filing, and the application of accounting principles to the analysis of financial information and the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports.

What You Will Do:

  • Assist with the preparation and issuance of Company monthly financial reporting. Provide monthly financial reporting, analysis, summaries and explanations related to drivers of account fluctuations and variances.

  • Assist in the financial analysis, internal management and US GAAP financial reporting.

  • International accounting and preparation of financial reports and summaries of foreign business subsidiaries - P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, foreign currency fluctuations and impacts, etc.

  • Work and coordinate with foreign third party professional service providers on local accounting, reporting and statutory issues.

  • Ensure all financial data and transactions are properly documented and supported.

  • Intercompany accounting & reporting – ensure properly accounted for, reported and eliminated.

  • Provide detailed inter-company account listing as at the end of the reporting period to local accountants.

  • Reconcile the inter-company confirmation to the accounting records.

  • Agree timetable and responsibilities for the resolution of any differences on the inter-company balance or any other information required for the completion of the monthly reporting.

  • Review, prepare and record monthly journal entries in NetSuite general ledger system and ensure all necessary support and documentation exists and is maintained.

  • Prepare various general ledger account analyses and reconciliations.

  • Monthly update of foreign exchange rates in NetSuite general ledger system

  • Review, code post and/or distribute vendor invoices related to foreign operations.

  • Review VAT withheld calculation, filing of VAT returns and statutory reports.

  • Provide assistance and support for the annual external audit.

  • Ad-hoc financial reporting and special projects as requested by the accounting management.

What You Bring to ForeScout:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in accounting is required.

  • A mix of public and private experience with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

  • Excellent understanding of accounting theory, US GAAP, and practical application.

  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (EXCEL, WORD, PowerPoint, Access) and Outlook (pivot tables, v-look-ups)

    What ForeScout Offers You:

Strong product, good leadership, great culture, good people, diverse, great benefits, great compensation. If you have good work ethic, are visible, lean in, you will be recognized. We are in growth mode and there is tons of opportunity. A positive attitude and being flexible to change goes a long way here at ForeScout!

  • Competitive compensation and Benefits

  • Collaborative and innovative environment – make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology.

  • We work hard…and we PLAY hard!