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Senior GL Accountant

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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.




The Senior General Ledger Accountant will report to the Sr. Accounting Manager and will work closely with the Corporate Accounting team in San Francisco. To be successful in this role, you must have strong knowledge of GAAP and the ability to operate effectively in rapidly scaling, dynamic environment. You should have the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and follow through on tasks. Also, you should have ability to interact effectively with cross functional teams, including Finance, HR, Payroll and Benefits, Treasury, AP, AR, Internal Audit, Revenue, and IT. We are looking for someone that seeks professional development who can quickly understand broad objectives, work independently to achieve those objectives, and be able to take initiative for process improvement.


Job Functions

  • Assist in month-end close activities
  • Prepare and record various journal entries including, but not limited to, those related to cash, other investment, finance accruals, and intercompany settlements
  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Manage and lead world-wide corporate analytical review procedures
  • Collaborate with different functional teams to continue to develop world class finance and accounting processes and actively contribute to a highly disciplined financial statement close
  • Provide timely and accurate accounting information to internal customers on ad hoc basis
  • Maintain process documentation and ensure SOX 404 compliance for Corporate functional area
  • Assist in implementations of new policies and procedures
  • Assist with other projects as assigned


Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related, CPA preferred
  • Minimum of five years of total experience
  • Minimum of three years of general ledger, month-end close and reconciliation experience in an ERP environment (SAP experience preferred)
  • Strong financial analytical skills with a strong ability to identify incongruities and anomalies in balances
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)
  • Excellent oral, written, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies
  • Positive, get-it-done attitude and agile approach to problem solving




Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.



Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland