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Director, Technical Accounting and Reporting

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Director of Technical Accounting and Reporting

SF Valley

$140-$180K plus bonuses


Position Summary:


The Director of Technical Accounting & SEC Reporting reports to the VP & Chief Accounting Officer and will be a key leader in the accounting organization.


This position is responsible for controlling, planning, organizing and coordinating complex accounting transactions and reporting back to Senior Management.


As part of a dynamic management team, you will interact with the division segment leadership, division controllers, corporate executives, and outside professional advisors.


Position Responsibilities:


  • Review of complex contract accounting revenue recognition, multiple element agreements, contract provisions/claims, revenue recognition, and fair value transactions.
  • Assess and analyze new accounting guidance, its applicability to the organization, and present implementation plans. Research technical accounting and reporting issues, conclude and present to Corporate Management.
  • Responsible for the coordination and preparation of external financial statements and footnote disclosures, including 10-K and 10-Q in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations. This includes filing the financial statements and footnotes in XBRL format.
  • Assist with quarterly earnings release, technical financial accounting projects, stock compensation, goodwill and investment impairment analysis, EPS, derivative accounting, purchase accounting, and other projects.
  • Participate in the compilation of external financial reporting including providing draft wording for publically published documents.
  • Review of owner contracts, legal documents, and identify key clauses for purposes of determining appropriate accounting positions.
  • Conversant in fair value modeling and have the ability to interact with external fair value specialists. ` Long-lived asset valuations and annual tests for recoverability.
  • Experience with IPO`s, mergers, acquisitions, debt offerings, and sale of subsidiaries preferred.
  • Manage and interact with multiple entities in an effort to provide integration consulting for acquisitions. ` Interact with and interpret information from External Counsel
  • Interact with External Auditors on complex accounting treatments.. ` Preparation for, and oversee the conduct of, the annual examination by outside independent ` auditors and other outside parties.
  • Supervision of selected members of the finance and accounting staff, and technical support to the entire finance and accounting organization. ` Assist in any special projects for Executive Management, as requested.


Job Requirements




Position Requirements:


  • The ideal candidate is a mature, experienced professional with in-depth accounting and finance management experience, possessing 7 - 10 years` of experience.
  • He/she must have `hands-on` knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, complex financial products and accounting systems, SEC protocol and currency/tax/financial regulations. This individual has the demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple teams and functions within a fast-paced, rapidly expanding, performance-driven environment.
  • Possesses an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field and is a CPA.
  • Has strong accounting technical background and understanding of GAAP.
  • Will have served as Audit Manager at a major public accounting firm,
  • Possesses a proven ability to meet hard deadlines, routine monthly closes and other reporting requirements.
  • Experience researching accounting and reporting issues, including interpreting U.S. GAAP and SEC Reporting Rules.
  • Possesses excellent analytical, organizational and abstract reasoning skills; has a natural ability for being detailed oriented and accurate with numbers and reporting.
  • Has an ability to iteratively discuss financial results and assumptions with senior management in a respectful, efficient and confident manner. ` Is a problem solver and has the ability to summarize and present reporting results, including explanations and variance analysis. Highly collaborative and perceptive, and shows prudent analysis in problem solving. ` Is results oriented with ability to demonstrate good judgment. ` Strong ability to plan and organize multiple projects and tasks under strict deadlines. ` Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $140,000.00 - $180,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 8 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 48-DTAR-SFV34
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Director, Technical Accounting and Reporting

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