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Staff Accountant

Goleta, CA, USA Req #779
Friday, July 1, 2022
ABOUT INOGEN Inogen was founded in 2001 to improve quality of life and increase freedom and independence for oxygen therapy users. Inogen is innovation in oxygen therapy. The Inogen mission is to improve freedom and independence for oxygen therapy patients through innovative products and services. Inogen is a manufacturer and Accredited Homecare Provider. Inogen is focused on quality care, continuous improvement, and outstanding customer satisfaction. We are a stable, USA based company dedicated to providing an exciting and rewarding career to our employees. We completed a successful Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ in 2014 and have demonstrated substantial growth over the last five years. Our work environment is casual yet high performing, and we are looking for seriously talented, motivated, and fast-paced professionals to join our team.

Job Summary:

Accountants support financial reporting by ensuring transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP.

They prepare and analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts to provide various metrics and analysis to management for decision making purposes. Accountants also prepare work paper support for information included in external reporting including footnotes and SEC filings. They assist with process improvement to ensure information and systems flows smoothly throughout the organization.


Responsibilities (Specific tasks, duties, essential functions of the job)

  • Performs basic month-end closing procedures including preparation of account reconciliations and creates manual journal entries.

  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform functions.
  • Identifies unusual trends or erroneous entries.
  • Assist in implementing procedures to streamline monthly closing and other financial activities.
  • Ensures compliance with accounting policies and procedures across all company departments.
  • Assist with various projects that are assigned to the Accounting Department.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with any other duties as assigned.
  • Perform a variety of month-end closing procedures including preparation of moderately complex account reconciliations and related journal entries.
  • Analyze financial statement accounts, identify unusual trends or erroneous entries, and verify accuracy of transactions and balances.
  • Develop and implement procedures to streamline month-end close and other financial activities. 
  • Evaluate and maintain asset and liability accounts.
  • Generation, analysis, review and communication of financial data that reflects actual finance performance against budget.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must possess a solid working knowledge of GAAP.

  • Must have strong work ethic.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Effective conflict resolution.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret company financial data & reporting.

  • Analytical & problem-solving skills & ability to multi task.

  • Solutions-oriented problem solver.

  • Planning, communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to effectively interface with different departments within the company.


Qualifications (Experience and Education)

  • Able to execute tasks and project level work independently.
  • Supervision required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field of study, required. 

  • 2-4 years of Accounting experience. 
  • Beginner knowledge of financial accounting software and MRP/ERP systems, and Oracle, preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the qualifications listed above and that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Inogen is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legallyprotected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available here:; The pay transparency policy is available here: Inogen is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (972) 616-5668 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Other details

  • Job Family US
  • Job Function Individual Contributor
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Insider
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Goleta, CA, USA