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Senior Technical SEC Accountant 

Posted 10 days ago

Title: Senior Technical SEC Accountant 
Location: Remote
Type: Contract-to-Hire


Global publicly held SaaS leader is scaling rapidly and seeing an outstanding person for this role who is seeking a career path opportunity.  Join an amazing team and outstanding dynamic company culture.

Job Description: 
The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, self-motivated team player with a very strong interest in U.S. GAAP, SEC regulations and internal controls and who thrives in an exciting environment with minimal supervision. 

Responsibilities:
  • Support all close and SEC reporting related activities
  • Populate and assist in preparing the period financial statements (10-K and 10-Q) and related footnotes, other SEC filings (e.g. Form 8-K, Form S-8, and proxy statement) and reporting packages
  • Prepare and maintain supporting schedules and documentation for the financial statements and own tie-out process, including ensuring that analyst presentations and other materials are consistent with SEC filings
  • Implement and maintain compliance with SOX, including documentation of processes and procedures for external reporting and other functions
  • Assist in research of accounting standards, especially as they relate to disclosure requirements
  • Partner closely with the operational GL accounting team, FP&A, and legal to properly assess the impact of significant transactions for financial statement disclosure
  • Assist in the documentation of company accounting policy manual
  • Prepare the monthly cash flow statement
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as assigned
Requirements:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent designation is required.  (Candidates in final stages of qualification will also be considered)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. 
  • MBA is a plus
  • 4+ years relevant work experience
  • Big 4 experience is required, direct experience on external reporting and technical accounting responsibilities with a public company is required
  • High-tech industry experience preferred, but not required.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Experience solving, documenting, and appropriately communicating technical accounting issues
  • Previous experience with Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form S-8, Form S-3, proxy statements, prospectuses, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with NetSuite and Workiva a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities, and adhere to tight deadlines, all while maintaining exceptional attention to detail
  • Exhibits pride of ownership and sets and adheres to uncompromising quality standards for deliverables
  • Keen analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization, from clerical staff to executives, and manage relationships with external parties.