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5 Nov 2021

Full-Time Technical Accounting Manage

MyNiceJob – Posted by Jeffery Raskin San Jose, CA

Job Description

The Technical Accounting Manager will be responsible for the preparation of periodic financial filings like Form 10-K, 10-Qs and 8-Ks with SEC. In this role, the manager will identify and draft financial footnotes and disclosures in compliance with US GAAP and SEC regulations; as well as draft accounting memos to support the Company’s accounting position. The Technical Accounting Manager will also assist with the day-to-day function of SOX compliance efforts that includes risk assessment, controls design, policies and procedures, controls testing strategies, managing audits, evaluation of control deficiencies and remediation plans.

Requirements

  • Research technical accounting guidance from the FASB, SEC, and other regulatory bodies and draft accounting memos on revenue recognition, leasing accounting, stock-based compensation, and new accounting pronouncements
  • Own the company financial statements and future SEC reporting processes while ensuring financials are prepared accurately, timely and in accordance with GAAP. Experience with and ability to draft earnings releases, SEC disclosures and compliance reports under a tight timeframe.
  • Drafting high quality MD&A and footnote disclosures, manage tie-outs and internal and external review of all documents.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards and disclosure requirements under US GAAP and SEC regulations.
  • Ensures that reports, filings, and documentation complies with company’s regulations, professional standards, and SEC and GAAP reporting guidelines.
  • Analyzing and preparing consolidated financial statements, managing reporting schedules, assisting with month / quarter / year-end close processes, cash flow and general ledger management, as well as account analysis.
  • Manage the relationship with the Company’s external auditors, including but not limited to, collating all requested deliverables, writing of technical memos to support accounting conclusions and assisting with the Company’s direct assistance procedures.
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and executing all phases of SOX compliance, including leading walkthroughs, identifying and validating key controls with control owners, managing internal and external auditors testing schedule.
  • Update controls design documentation including process flowcharts, process narratives, risk and controls matrix, and evaluate controls as new systems are developed and/or process changes.
  • Partners with the business to design and execute resolution plans for testing discrepancies
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors as well as other key stakeholders on the annual SOX testing plan regarding ongoing testing of controls, and provide support to ensure timely and smooth completion of SOX projects.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • A BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required along with appropriate certification in accounting and/or auditing including a CPA
  • 5-6 years of experience in risk advisory or financial audit/attestation in a Big Four firm, large global public company, or a combination of both
  • Experience with high growth public companies in the Life Sciences industry preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices

Skills and Specifications

  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong understanding of risks and controls from both compliance and process enhancement perspectives
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skill
  • A relationship builder and team player: experience building successful partnerships and influencing stakeholders and colleagues, with direct authority, to drive projects forward.
  • Accomplished problem solver: creative yet pragmatic, with ability to effectively problem-solve anticipated and unexpected challenges.
  • Strong results driver: consistently delivers flawless execution and high-quality deliverables despite ambiguity, at time managing simultaneous projects with competing priorities.
  • Decision-making skills.

MUST HAVE:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required along with appropriate certification in accounting and/or auditing including a CPA
  • 5-6 years of experience in risk advisory or financial audit/attestation in a Big Four firm, large global public company, or a combination of both
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices

 NICE TO HAVE: 

  • Experience with high growth public companies in the Life Sciences industry preferred

Job Categories: Information Technology Leadership. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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