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Technical Accounting Manager

  • Location: Mountain View, 94043
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Job Title: Technical Accounting Manager
Openings: 1
Term (Contract Length): Full Time
Location: Bay Area, CA
Position Summary:
The Manager of Technical Accounting performs a broad range of corporate accounting functions. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Technical Accounting & SEC Reporting, this role will be primarily responsible for assessment of new or complex accounting issues arising from both business transactions and the implementation of new accounting pronouncements, as well as ad hoc technical accounting research. This role will also be assisting in the preparation of the company’s SEC filings, and the position will play an essential part in ensuring the accuracy of the company's external financial reporting. The individual selected for this position will interact with all levels of management, ensure timely and accurate reporting and assist with multiple financial projects and initiatives.

  • Maintain state-of-the-art awareness of accounting and financial reporting rules as well as a working knowledge of SEC disclosure and reporting requirements
  • Assess the impact of proposed accounting literature on the business as well as accounting and financial reporting processes
  • Prepare documentation of significant accounting matters and/or accounting positions that will be communicated with external auditors
  • Provide accounting guidance for all corporate transactions and initiatives, which will include collaboration with Treasury, Investor Relations, Tax, Legal and other departments
  • Respond to technical accounting inquiries from field operators, finance staff and external auditors. Communicate internal accounting policies and accounting updates to finance organization and external auditors
  • Assist in the SEC reporting process including preparation and review of the Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other SEC filings, as well as related XBRL requirements with a focus on accuracy and continuous improvement
  • Lead the implementation and documentation of new accounting technical literature and SEC regulations
  • Provide management with recommendations or comments to ensure compliance with accounting standards
  • Manage the preparation and review of the earnings release, financial tables and external presentations
  • Assist in the preparation and documentation surrounding the company's annual goodwill impairment testing, and Purchase Price Allocations on as needed basis
  • Perform special projects as needed
Required Skills:
  • In-depth technical knowledge of GAAP and SEC regulations
  • Strongly demonstrated analytical and research skills
  • Excellently displayed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strongly demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • CPA
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in Big 4 (or equivalent) public accounting OR
  • A combination of four (4) years in public accounting and a position in a technical accounting function
Desired Skills:
  • Public accounting experience within the last 5 years
  • Master's degree in Accounting or related discipline
Work Conditions:
  • Office Environment - Hybrid
  • Flexibility to devote additional effort during peak periods