Autodesk Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting in San Rafael, California

Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting

Location: San Rafael, CA- United States

Job ID: 18000000A9

Position Overview

Looking for a career that combines innovative technology and creativity, ultimately helping both creative and engineering types to build a better world? If so, meet Autodesk. Every year Autodesk hires talented Financial Analysts to join our team and benefit from unlimited access to our technology and industry mentors. If this sounds like you, read on!


  • Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of Autodesk

  • Be 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, accruals, royalties, compensation and capitalization of software development costs)

  • 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 Qualifications

  • Master's Degree (Accounting, Finance or related field)

  • You have 1 year experience in the job offered or in an accounting/auditing-related occupation

  • You have 1 year experience in each of the following skills:

  • Apply relevant accounting principles under US GAAP to determine the correct accounting treatments for various accounting topics and areas

  • Utilize advanced excel tools (Pivot tables, Vlookups, Index, etc.) to process and analyze data to identify, stratify, simulate, and evaluate various accounting treatments and options

  • Public accounting experience

  • Gain thorough knowledge of effective accounting control environments and assessed the design and implementation of clients internal controls

  • Planning, analytical, and communication skills with the ability to explain complex accounting concepts to a non-technical audience

  • Accounting work at multi-national public companies

  • Work closely with clients accounting department to provide accounting treatment guidance and ensure accounting standards are properly followed

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

Job: *Finance & Accounting

Title: Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting

Location: California-San Rafael

Requisition ID: 18000000A9

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.