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Manager, Technical Accounting 16471110

Arlington, VA
Title: Manager, Technical Accounting
Compensation: 130K – 150K
Environment: Hybrid Arlington, VA

Industry: Software Development/ SaaS 

Position Overview: The Manager, Technical Accounting will primarily be responsible for many aspects of technically challenging and higher risk processes performed in cooperation with corporate accounting.  This includes ensuring proper application of ASC 718 Stock Compensation, ASC 470 Debt, ASC 740 Income Taxes, ASC 350 Intangibles - Goodwill & Other, ASC 805 Business Combinations, transfer pricing, and other technical accounting matters. This role will assist with ad-hoc technical accounting projects and have high-visibility within the organization ensuring that US GAAP is applied correctly for new company-wide initiatives. This role will be a key member of the corporate accounting team. We are looking for someone who has excellent problem-solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support our continued success.

Key Responsibilities
  • Diagnose and resolve complex technical accounting issues quickly & accurately, ensure proper treatment in the financial statements, and document accounting positions in memorandums.
  • Own the financial statement close for equity, transfer pricing, business combinations, and other non-routine processes.
  • Maintain the Company’s technical accounting policies and ensure compliance globally.
  • Assist in preparation and documentation of the entire stock option lifecycle, including issuing grants, processing exercises and forfeitures as well as accounting for share-based compensation.
  • Primary user and business owner for certain financial systems, including Certent for share-based compensation and Lease Accelerator for lease accounting.
  • Participate in all compliance related matters, including but not limited to, yearly financial statement audit, statutory audits, tax provision and tax return.
  • Support M&A activity, including the accounting for business combinations and integration activities for acquired businesses.
  • Liaise with the revenue team, ensuring proper compliance with ASC 606 and validating revenue rules for new products and services.
  • Stay up to date on new accounting pronouncements and lead the implementation of necessary changes in accounting policies and practices.
  • Document internal controls over financial reporting by performing walkthroughs, including identifying risks and controls, for all significant accounts & processes.
  • Perform ad-hoc projects as assigned.
Required Experience/Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA required.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and financial reporting requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience, Big 4 and SaaS industry experience preferred.
  • Experience working with modern software and systems, particularly NetSuite, is preferred.
  • Experienced with accounting concepts related to international accounting and mergers and acquisitions is strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability working cross-functionally and cross-geography with diverse groups.
  • Strong written and oral communication and ability to relate and communicate effectively across all levels of staff inside and outside the department.
  • Hands-on, energetic, organized, team player with proven ability to adapt quickly in a changing environment and facilitate change, multitask effectively and work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize projects, quickly determine the requirements to accomplish them, and analyze the processes to figure out how to simplify, automate, and improve them for increased efficiency.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information and a sense of strong business ethics.

Cordia by Cherry Bekaert: Is a leading national recruiting and staffing firm that is part of the Advisory services of Cherry Bekaert. Headquartered in the Washington, DC area we focus on building strong relationships with employers and job seekers, like you, because we care about opening new doors to career opportunities and helping our clients grow. Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert supports diversity, inclusivity, and belonging in their hiring practices. All qualified employees are encouraged to apply regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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