Bloom Energy is the leading force in transforming the way energy is generated and delivered. We are driving toward the parallel goals of growing a dynamic and forward-thinking company while creating a positive impact on our environment. Our company is filled with smart and innovative thinkers and doers, and we never stop striving to improve our technology, to expand and improve our company performance, and to develop and support the many talented employees that serve our mission.
We are looking for a Sr. Manager of Technical Accounting to join our team in one of today’s most exciting technologies. This role will report to the Chief Accounting Officer and will be based in San Jose, California.
The Sr. Manager of Technical Accounting is responsible for the accounting for technical and/or non-routine transactions and will work to enhance and broaden the documentation of these transactions. The Sr. Manager will also be responsible for communicating to and educating the accounting and finance teams on relevant accounting guidance, including the adoption of new accounting standards.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Identify, evaluate, research, and benchmark the impact of technical accounting topics including new accounting guidance and financial reporting trends
- Document the Company’s position on relevant accounting topics leveraging existing documentation and ensuring all required technical topics are appropriately documented
- Assist the Director of Revenue with accounting conclusions relating to ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and ASC 842, Leases
- Present and resolve the Company’s positions for critical accounting issues with the external auditors
- Draft and update corporate policies and procedures as needed
- Enhance the level of technical accounting knowledge within the accounting, finance, and other teams on relevant accounting topics
- Benchmark and improve financial statement disclosures
- Accounting topics include debt, leases, revenue, foreign currency, hedging, derivatives, consolidation, variable interest entities, stock-based compensation, and related party transactions.
Education, Skills and Experience:
- 8-10 years’ experience in accounting and/or audit
- Big 4 audit firm experience
- CPA or equivalent qualifications
- Experience with a public company with international operations is desired
- Manufacturing industry experience highly desirable
- Demonstrated capacity for critical thinking
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills, including ability to present to senior management
- Ability to articulate complex accounting issues clearly, succinctly and in plain English
- Analytical skills with high attention to detail
- Positive attitude and willingness to roll up your sleeves
About Bloom Energy:
At Bloom Energy, we strive toward a 100% renewable future. Our Energy Servers are adaptable to new and innovative fuels while already acting as a cleaner and far more resilient source of power than existing solutions. We see hydrogen as a significant game-changer in the world’s energy usage, and Bloom Energy fuel cells and electrolyzers will be the industry standard for clean, efficient, and reliable energy production. We anticipate being able to work in concert with other renewable energy technologies to create a comprehensive system that will change the way energy in the world is produced, stored, transmitted, and used. For more information visit: www.bloomenergy.com.
Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.
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