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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Finance

Oakland, US

Apply by:  13-03-2020

GL Accountant

Make Your Next Move Count


At Navis you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our teammates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!


Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


Perform accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to control the organization's financial resources and ensure that it complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.


Position Summary


The General Ledger (GL) Accountant is responsible for supporting daily accounting and month end close through booking journal entries, reviewing general ledger and preparing reconciliations.



  • Provide general accounting support and services including general ledger, fixed assets, sales/use and property tax returns.

  • Prepare journal entries

  • Maintain, analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts for accuracy

  • Help prepare quarterly and year-end audit schedules as required

  • Interact with departments and functions company wide, such as A/P, A/R, Payroll, HR, Engineering and Sales and FP&A to ensure the integrity and reliability of financial data

  • Play a key role in the monthly close process including preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliations of assigned accounts, research monthly variances and provide analysis of complex movements, ensuring financial transactions are properly recorded in the general ledger and accounted for in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as well as review assumptions and judgments underlying significant estimates.

  • Assist with internal audit and control process including updating narratives when necessary, assist with testing, assist with maintaining and updating corporate accounting policies.

  • Reviews and oversees AP Accountants’ entries for coding accuracy, expense review and travel policy compliance

  • Acts as the primary assistant to the Controller and Sr. Revenue Manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and three years of experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures.

  • Ability to work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review.

  • Ability to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Excellent organizational, written and communication skills, including task prioritization and effective time management

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel

  • Prior experience using ERP systems, SAP a plus


About Navis


Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable maritime platform stiving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.


Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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