SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting Senior Manager | 29645

Finance & Accounting Santa Clara, California


Job Title:

SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting Senior Manager



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ServiceNow is looking for an SEC Reporting/Technical Accounting Senior Manager who has a positive attitude and is highly motivated to learn and grow within the organization and proven ability to thrive successfully in a fast paced multi-task oriented environment.  This is a critical and high-profile position that will play a critical role in SEC reporting and technical accounting (including business combinations, cloud computing, financial instruments/derivatives, stock-based compensation, debt, equity, leases) and other compliance related matters. This role will report to the Sr. Director SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting.


What you get to do in this role:

  • Oversee and manage the preparation of the Company's Securities Exchange Act filings and maintain external reporting calendar.
  • Coordinate audit support & review filings with external auditors, and senior members of the finance team
  • Prepare the quarterly SEC reporting binder and assist in preparation of quarterly earnings release and related scripts
  • Prepare quarterly Audit Committee decks
  • Research and document the Company's technical accounting issues; present and resolve the Company's positions for critical accounting issues with external auditors
  • Prepare technical accounting memos on complex transactions
  • Assess and implement new or changes to USGAAP
  • Draft and update Corporate Accounting Policies, as needed throughout the year
  • Assist with the update of controls including assessing any control gaps and changes in processes
  • Interface with appropriate employees and departments within the organization; eliciting, evaluating and considering solutions to align controls with business risks
  • Assist in special projects as needed

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • Strong technical accounting background with a thorough knowledge of US GAAP, SOX 404 and SEC reporting standards, as well as experience with technical research
  • Total experience of minimum 12 years with a minimum of 6 years of Big four public accounting experience and BS/BA degree in Finance or Accounting and CPA is required
  • A proactive approach to problem identification and remediation solutions, and excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact and build relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently, complete work timely, and work well as a team member
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Meticulous and superior attention to detail

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