Accountant II


Fremont, CA, US

Job ID:  7910

About our group:


The Corporate Accounting team leads key accounting processes of the organization including complex accounting transactions, month-end close, review and clarification of finance policies and global consolidations. Our group works with various Seagate teams both within and outside of Finance on exciting accounting related topics and special projects and to streamline the monthly close.  


The Accountant II position provides great opportunity for growth. This role supports key accounting processes including complex accounting transactions and preparation of the Company's financial statements.

About the role - you will:


  • Perform month-end close activities including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and flux analyses and related reporting and disclosures.
  • Prepare the Company's financial statements and management reporting.
  • Maintain the accounting for restructuring, deferred compensation, and accrued labor benefits, etc.
  • Ensure applicable internal controls are performed and documented appropriately while meeting SOX deadline.
  • Coordinate with external auditors quarterly / annual engagements.
  • Partner with cross-functional business partners to support special projects, including system implementation, workflow automation and drive continuous process improvements.
  • Support annual Federal and State filings.

About you:


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thrives on working in team environment but also works well independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills with attention to detail and focus on internal control.

Your experience includes:


  • Work experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong knowledge of Excel.
  • Experience working with SAP S4/HANA


You might also have:



  • CPA preferred
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Power Point
  • Experience with Oracle and Tableau



Location: Fremont, USA, Research Center


Our Gold LEED-certified Fremont product-design campus drives innovation, bringing together a diverse set of engineering, design, operations, support and administrative teams. The site is equipped with state-of-the-art clean room and lab space. On-site social activities are popular, including our annual BBQ, ice cream social, and holiday events. Wellness programs, gaming rooms and the on-site fitness center help round out and balance your Seagate work-life experience, along with opportunities to give back to our local community.


The estimated base salary range for this position in the San Francisco Bay area is; $65,700.00 to $94,000.00. Actual salary range is based on the regional labor market of the role in the geography in which the position is located based on requirements of the job and your skills. This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.


Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees including but not limited to, eligibility for variable pay bonus, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, health savings account, dependent care and healthcare spending accounts, flexible time off/vacation, paid holidays and paid parental leave and well-being programs.



Travel: None

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About Us

With more than four decades of storage innovation, Seagate empowers humanity to thrive in the data age and helps people and businesses navigate the ever-expanding data landscape. 

We craft precision-engineered, cutting-edge solutions that help the world store and manage exponential data growth.

Seagate is powered by our talented, passionate, and diverse workforce of 40,000 employees across the globe who embody our core values: integrity, innovation, and inclusion. Striving towards excellence every single day, we show up with these values for our customers, business partners, shareholders, and communities alike.

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