Senior Technical Accountant

Location: San Diego, California - Remote
Category: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 5487
Date Posted: 01/18/2023

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About the Opportunity:

Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Technical Accountant who will lead technical accounting research for all new, unusual and complex transactions for the organization. This role will provide accounting thought leadership to help navigate strategic expansion and document conclusions and policies. 

Salary: $90,000 – $110,000 + Bonus + RSU DOE

  • Work with other team members in Finance and other business units on implementation of new accounting/regulatory guidance, including writing memos and project management. 
  • Research and provide guidance on technical accounting issues and document conclusions in memoranda. 
  • Provide the accounting team with technical accounting guidance and assist the business in evaluating the impact of significant transactions 
  • Evaluate new accounting standards and support implementation across the company 
  • Document and maintain the company’s accounting policies. 
  • Update and maintain policy and process documentation with respect to internal controls over financial reporting.  
  • Interact with independent auditors; coordinate audit requests. 
  • Lead or assist with ad-hoc accounting projects, as assigned.  
  • Staying informed of changes in financial regulations and legislation as applicable to the team. 
Projects that you might work on:
  • New accounting standards implementations 
  • International expansions 
  • At least 3+ busy seasons in public accounting 
  • CPA 
  • Excellent technical, analytical and organizational skills 
  • Strong understanding of a broad range of codification standards 
  • Detail-oriented approach to problem solving and ability to learn systems (reporting, record keeping, etc.) and processes quickly  
  • Intellectual curiosity 
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skill and emotional intelligence 
  • Able to work autonomously and flexibly 
  • Positive enthusiastic approach with a can-do attitude 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meet tight deadlines 
  • Excellent excel skills and all-around IT skills 
  • Able to demonstrate achieving success in a deadline driven environment and commitment to continuous improvement. 
  • Experience with Costpoint a plus 
  • Experience with international expansions a plus 
  • Public accounting + corporate (publicly traded) experience preferred 
  • Experience with government regulations preferred 
  • Workiva experience a plus 

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