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Director of Technical Accounting

Santa Clara, California
Job Type
14 Feb 2021
Our client, a technology security company in Santa Clara, is looking for a Director of Technical Accounting to join their growing team. Ranked as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the Bay Area, the company has top tier clients and experienced a nearly 30% revenue growth YOY. This is an excellent opportunity for self-starter who enjoys collaborating with people with a diverse set of talents in a dynamic fast-paced environment. This role will be responsible for lease accounting, M&A, cash flows, and segment reporting.

  • Work cross-functionally on contemplated business transactions to ensure relevant accounting issues are identified, debated, resolved, and appropriately documented in high quality technical accounting memos (Recent transactions have included acquisitions, hedging, software capitalization, leases, legal settlements, debt and equity offerings, etc.)
  • Research new accounting guidance from the FASB, IASB, SEC and other regulatory bodies, including evaluating the impact of new guidance on the Company's financial statements
  • Support educational efforts on accounting and finance related issues, including new accounting guidance or new corporate policies
  • Support the External Reporting team with technical reviews of complex financial statement footnotes in SEC filings
  • Assist in the preparation and review of Company-wide accounting and finance policies, including the revision of existing policies and creation of new policies as new accounting standards are adopted
  • Play a key role in managing special projects, or partner with cross-functional teams as needed
  • Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure effective and efficient accounting operations

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; active CPA or equivalent required
  • 12 years of relevant experience in public accounting firms and high-tech industry companies with extensive technical accounting experience.
  • Excellent grasp of US GAAP and understanding of IFRS concepts
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to meet project deliverables
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • An ability to work well within a team structure and effect change cross functionally
  • Critical thinker who can foresee potential obstacles and propose alternative approaches
  • Experience building relationships and working directly with senior executives
  • Lifelong learner who is passionate about their subject matter expertise and emerging trends
  • High proficiency in MS Office
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  • Job Reference: 231849965-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: BVOH Search & Consulting
  • Location: Santa Clara, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent