Manager, Technical Accounting

Finance and Accounting San Jose, California San Francisco, California Plano, Texas Austin, Texas Atlanta, Georgia Seattle, Washington Dallas, Texas Raleigh, North Carolina McLean, Virginia

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We are currently seeking a highly effective Technical Accounting Manager with passion and a proven track record for success in researching complex accounting and reporting issues, partnering with business partners to collect relevant information, performing technical accounting analyses, and working in a teaming environment. In this role, expectations are high with regards to possessing outstanding communication, collaboration and influencing skills. This role will focus on supporting the technical accounting functional workstream and reports into the Senior Manager, Technical Accounting.


What you’ll do

       Support the monthly and quarterly accounting for leases (ASC 842), stock compensation (ASC 718), deferred commissions (ASC 340-40)

       Oversee research of authoritative and interpretive accounting guidance applicable to non-recurring transactions as they arise, including business combinations

       Prepare technical accounting memos

       Partner with key functional business teams to collect information and documentation necessary to complete technical accounting analyses

       Partner with key functional business teams, including FP&A, to field technical accounting questions as they arise

       Assist in streamlining the technical accounting function through the identification of efficiencies and adoption of best practices

       Work closely with our auditors on complex accounting issues

       Support the compilation of quarterly Board and Audit Committee reporting


What you’ll need

       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or another related field required

       5+ years dynamic accounting experience required across Big 4 audit and corporate accounting environments

       Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to both technical and non-technical partners

       3+ years experience as a people manager; open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done

       Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

       Exceptional technical knowledge of US GAAP

       Ability to work in a dynamic accounting department, successfully juggling multiple entities, projects and deliverables

       CPA preferred

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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