Staff Accountant

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Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position

Staff Accountant, Singapore


Position Summary


  • This position reports directly to the Director, APJ Accounting. This position will get overall general accounting and reporting responsibility for Riverbed Singapore accounting records. This includes month end closing activities regarding Balance Sheet Accounts and Profit & Loss Accounts. Month end closing activities and reporting are performed according to US GAAP. In addition, this position is responsible for annual reporting under Singapore GAAP,
  • This position is responsible for providing support to the APJ countries by applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and ensure appropriate internal control procedures. This position will be expected to exhibit the highest professional standards, ethical principles, and attention to detail while working on numerous routine and ad hoc accounting support functions. Other valued attributes that we are seeking are a strong work ethic, capacity to get things done independently, and consistent performance with a sense of urgency and commitment.



  • Ensure correct and timely accounting in Oracle
  • Manage the local Accounts Payable process
  • Perform Account Reconciliation and analysis
  • Validate and record Travel and Expenses in line with Corporate policy
  • Calculate and post overhead allocations
  • Monitor and review automated postings
  • Monitor overhead expenses, incl. posting of accruals when necessary
  • Analyze fluctuations in overhead expenses and provide explanations
  • Preparation of Documentation and Back up for the Intercompany process
  • Prepare data for statistics and year end audits
  • Act as contact point for tax department, local team members and external auditors
  • Ensure integrity of internal control processes and compliance
  • Responsible for month-end close procedures, including preparation of monthly journal entries, payables, account reconciliations, and analysis of results.
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and other deliverables
  • Contribute in the preparation of required filings
  • Prepare relevant schedules for quarterly reviews and annual audits, work closely with internal/ external auditors and tax authorities
  • Support accounting team’s commitment to timely and accurate processing of accounting transactions in accordance with IFRS/GAAP and internal controls.
  • Ensure compliance for statutory and tax related work
  • Proactively identify issues and implement process improvements to streamline accounting process.
  • Help establish and maintain policies and procedures
  • Support the Director on ad-hoc projects and/ or daily tasks
  • Perform other special projects and analyses as directed



  • Professional accounting qualifications or finance
  • 4+ years Singapore accounting experience
  • In-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Experience with Oracle R12 is a plus
  • Must have the ability to execute multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationship across the organization
  • Proactive, assertive, and creative approach to problem solving
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)




About Riverbed

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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