Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • San Francisco


Please apply via the Cisco Meraki portal.

Cisco Meraki is searching for an experienced Controller to join our Finance team in San Francisco! As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality. We also understand on a personal level, by simplifying powerful technology we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. Are you ready to join the team? 

What You Will Do:

You are a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic individual who thrives in a rapidly changing environment. In this role, you will be providing vital guidance and support to the accounting team. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility, cross-functional communication skills, and an ability to adapt and learn independently in the team-oriented and innovation-focused culture of the Cisco enterprise. This is a great opportunity for the right person to expand their experience and hone their skills in a global organization that offers a broad horizon for career advancement.

Additional Key Responsibilities:

Leads and motivates a team of accounting and financial professionals onsite at Meraki.
Responsible for global accounting systems, processes, controls and reporting for Meraki, including the operational integrity of Great Plains ERP, procurement/payables, receivables, inventory, supply chain, tax, intercompany, revenue recognition, sales enablement and compliance.
Manages and oversees entire close process end-to-end.
Interfaces extensively with the operating teams on financial and accounting issues including sales operations, sales, supply chain, operations finance, tax and engineering.
Interfaces extensively with Cisco systems, processes and controls to ensure effective consolidation and reporting of financials at various states of integration.
Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
Responsible for the US GAAP/IFRS book & fiscal compliance matters (statutory accounts, direct & indirect tax) for Meraki’s legal entities.
Continuously improve processes and systems by developing compelling, insightful recommendations based on quality data analysis and lead execution against recommendations quickly and with flawless accuracy.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
10-15 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, Audit or related areas
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
CPA License
Excellent communications skills, written and oral.
Leadership presence and ability to effectively interact across all levels of the organization.
Prior experience managing and motivating a team and in-business experience (end-to-end).
Nice to Have Qualifications and Skills:

Experience with Microsoft Great Plains or Oracle ERP systems
Big 4 Audit Experience
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

About the company

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We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

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