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Accounts Payable Accountant

Polaris Wireless Inc., a Silicon Valley based company, has commercialized a wireless location technology that makes the delivery of location services economically feasible. Recent market studies predict that demand for location-based services (LBS) delivered over cellular networks will become a significant contributor to carriers’ revenue, with the majority of sales coming from the information and emergency service sectors, wireless Internet and personal security markets. The Polaris Wireless technology is an extremely cost-effective solution to the location determination problem, since no changes in the wireless device or in the network operator’s base stations are required.

The Company is the leading provider of low cost location technology to the wireless industry. It is focused on becoming the dominant location solution for wireless networks, government agencies and making its technology ubiquitous in the industry. The Company has commercially deployed its location products across 24 wireless networks in the US for E911 Phase II location services and in EMEA and APAC for security applications. Polaris recently conducted extensive field trials of its technology with several prominent wireless carriers for LTE networks.

Overview of Responsibilities

Polaris Wireless is looking for an AP accountant to handle the accounts payable function. The individual should have experience in multi-currency conversion and a good understanding of GAAP rules. The individual must also have thorough understanding in general sales and use tax rules, W-9, 1099 filing requirements.

In addition, you will also work with external auditor and tax professional for annual audit and provide reconciliation schedules related to AP and Liabilities accruals. We are looking for a Detail oriented and passionate individual contributor that can work independently for this position.

Specific responsibilities will include:


1.      Review and post all expense reports and vendor invoices in QuickBooks.

2.      Prepare wire and check batch for disbursement cycle.

3.      Prepare respective forms for contractors/non employees for annual IRS reporting.

4.      Maintain Vendor agreements, payable files and W-9 folder.

5.      Review and post accruals for contractor expenses, general accruals and travel & entertainment expenses.

6.      Maintain Fixed Asset sub-ledger and Depreciation schedules

7.      Prepare annual Property tax Return.

8.      Prepare Sales and Use tax return.

9.      Prepare annual 1099 filing.

10.   Assist in annual audit.

Education and Experience:

The individual should have a Bachelor degree in Accounting or related fields and a minimum of 3 years work related experiences

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or related field.
  2. Demonstrate ability to work under pressure, pay attention to detail and accuracy.
  3. Understanding concepts FX exchange gain and loss and multi currencies.
  4. 3 – 5 years of experience in Accounts Payable operation.
  5. Good knowledge of Quickbook software and proficiency in Mircosoft Office suite products - Excel, Word.

Located in Mountain View, CA, Polaris Wireless is seeking an intelligent, talented, creative, and motivated designer of the highest personal integrity to join their team. Polaris Wireless offers competitive compensation, with a significant options package and a generous benefits plan, which includes a 401(K) program.

Contact Us

US: +1 408 492 8900

EMEA & Intl.: +41 41 531 1440

APAC: +65 9164 6732