Calix Inc.

Sr. GL Accountant (Contractor)

US-CA-San Jose | US-CA-Petaluma
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Contract Full-Time


Calix is seeking a Sr. GL Accountant to join the Finance team.  This position will play a lead role in Account Receivable processes, Sales and Use Tax reporting and Cash Management processes. The position will interface with the company’s Order Management, Sales, Operations and RMA Management organizations, and Tax and Treasury director. In addition, this position will work on deliverables for Quarter, Year end and Sox Audits, as well as, on ad-hoc analysis and various projects that support the accounting department.



Cash Management

  • Manage bank and investment accounts and record manual transactions in all.
  • Produce weekly journal entries for cash transactions and transfers
  • Prepare all cash and investment account reconciliations
  • Manage and reconcile unapplied cash receipts
  • Provide audit and PBC deliverables in regards to cash and investment accounts.

State and Use Tax

  • Analyze and compile monthly sales transaction detail for use in the preparation of sales & use tax returns
  • Perform quarterly accounts payable review to calculate use tax liability on self- consumed items
  • File monthly/quarterly sales & use tax returns with taxing authorities
  • Maintain sales tax exemption certificate binder
  • Maintain Vertex and Oracle Sales Tax Tables
  • Reconcile GL accounts Sales Tax Payable and Use Tax Payable

Fixed Assets

  • On an ongoing basis and with a basic understanding of proper accounting practices and controls, maintain the Oracle fixed assets module by setting up project numbers, ensure proper authorization of capital expenditures, process expenditures to assets under construction to final fixed assets, execute depreciation runs
  • Track in progress projects, verifying in-service dates for capitalization, and assist owners with retirement and disposal of fixed assets according to policy
  • Assist with Purchasing and Payables to ensure that capital expenditures are tracked accurately from inception to capitalization
  • Prepare month-end fixed assets reconciliation and various financial reports for monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Lead the annual physical inventory process to ensure existence of corporate assets
  • Research and prepare journal entries to record transactions in compliance with GAAP and, on a monthly basis, reconciles assigned general ledger accounts
  • Prepare financial schedules for audit support for areas assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Relevant progressive experience
  • Detailed understanding of GAAP and financial statement analysis
  • Previous experience with SAP / Oracle.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to communicate in small and medium groups comfortably
  • Detail orientated


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