Technical Accounting Manager (100% remote)

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Posted 8 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

The ideal candidate will be looking to join a fast-growing Private Equity backed SaaS-based software company. You should be a problem solver and self-starter who utilizes data to drive projects to completion. The successful candidate will display a balance of technical and soft skills, including the ability to respond quickly to changing business needs. This role will report to the Controller and interface with the FP&A team.

Responsibilities & Duties
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and advice on highly visible transactions that are impactful to the organization's overall objectives
  • Analyze non-recurring transaction agreements and apply critical thinking to develop appropriate accounting conclusions to transactions containing ambiguous deal terms that require interpretation or judgment
  • Review valuation reports from 3rd party specialists, challenging significant assumptions and ensuring mathematical accuracy
  • Lead the evaluation and adoption of accounting pronouncements, including collaborating with the broader finance organization to ensure effective implementation
  • Support the month-end close process by preparing or reviewing account balances with estimation uncertainty
  • Support the quarterly and annual financial statement disclosure of complex and judgmental transactions, such as business combinations
  • Manage the coordination of annual audit activities of external auditors, as needed
  • Perform key control activities identified for relevant accounting areas
  • Evaluate and implement new accounting standards
  • Ensure the application of GAAP to complex transactions
  • Consult on impact of new accounting policy changes and advise on the impact on the company
  • Effectively liaise with various Business Unit leaders and the greater Accounting & Finance team
  • Design, implement, and document policies and procedures
  • Apply relevant guidance and draft accounting memos to support conclusions
  • Manage and oversee GL activity/reconciliations.
  • Maintain accounting policies and procedures and partner with stakeholders to operationalize accounting policies and procedures.
  • Draft accounting policy memos and ensure policies are up to date with latest authoritative guidance
  • Research and implement technical accounting guidance and related processes to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepare schedules to support accounting guidance provided on complex accounting guidance (i.e. Debt and Purchase Accounting)
  • Perform analysis and technical accounting research related to revenue recognition, software capitalization, lease accounting, equity transactions, fx issues, and other non-routine transactions that may arise.
  • Own the preparation of financial statements and footnotes.

Required Skills & Qualification
  • 4 years experience with technical accounting / financial reporting
  • Big 4 audit experience is a plus
  • CPA is a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP Accounting)
  • Experience working in fast-paced, dynamic environments