Senior Accountant

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI)

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 12 months ago


This position will provide a multitude of services such as performing a variety of complex bookkeeping, accounting, and tasks. The Senior Accountant will be expected to apply US GAAP to the preparation and compilation of financial statements, completeness of monthly transactions, coordination with audit activities, and contribution to company’s compliances of Sarbanes Oxley.

Job Duties

  • Assist Senior Accounting Manager in preparing external reports, such as 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, etc.
  • Review and post journal entries/transactions from sub ledger, such as Accounts Payable journal entries.
  • Review or perform cut off procedures in revenues or expenses cycles as needed
  • Prepare tax reports.
  • Prepare Weekly Revenue Projection and Financial Projections report for senior management.
  • Fixed Assets and Intangible Assets Management.
  • Assist Senior Accounting Manager in internal accounting reporting, monthly close.
  • Perform various financial reports, budgets, forecasting, and ad hoc analysis.
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation, such as bank account reconciliation.
  • Special projects involving improvement or enhancements of accounting system and internal control.
  • Assist Senior Accounting Manager or Controller in various tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 5+ years experience in accounting.
  • 3+ years experience in audit experience with Big 4.
  • Experience with SAP ERP.
  • Strong working ethics.
  • Attention to detail and ability to perform diligent, analytical, and meticulous financial analysis.
  • Quick learner with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially advanced MS Excel and database tools skills are required.
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Adaptive to change.
  • Energetic, positive attitude, flexible, and highly organized.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Extended work hours, including weekends, possibly required during month end periods.
  • Analyze complex financial transactions and determine correct accounting entries.



Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting & Bookkeeping, Development Services - Planning, Admin & Clerical, Analytical, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Communication, Data Management, Document Control, Finance, GeoPhysics, Imaging Services, Inventory Control, Manufacturing, Mechanical Drafting, Media Relations, Office Assistance, Project Management, Public Relations, Quality Control, Research Development

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