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Director, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting

Company: Plume Design Inc
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly experienced technical accounting individual to join the team to implement best practice accounting policies and be the go-to subject matter expert for all technical accounting and financial reporting questions. Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally on technical accounting matters, including revenue recognition (ASC 606), lease accounting (ASC 842), M&A accounting (ASC 805), stock-based compensation (ASC 718), etc.
  • Follow emerging accounting issues and proactively analyze their impact on the Company's results and financial position and lead implementation of new accounting standards and provide guidance and training on technical accounting issues to Business Partners
  • Draft technical accounting memos and accounting policies for public company readiness
  • Perform revenue contract review, partner with the Revenue Accounting team to structure non-standard agreements, and propose accounting conclusions
  • Assist with the preparation and review of the monthly CFO reporting packages, investor reporting, and audit committee decks
  • Participate in the month end close process and own the recording of complex accounting transactions (SBC, M&A, Inventory, COGS, Commissions, Strategic Partners Accruals, investments, debt, etc.)
  • Liaison with the external auditors to manage all aspect of the annual audits, including the review of the PBCs and drafting of the financial statements
  • Assist with the review of local statutory audit reports and support the local accounting teams, where needed
  • Own the accounting for stock-based compensation, including ensuring the integrity of the Company's stock and option data and equity plans
  • Assist with the evaluation and assessment of design and operating effectiveness of the internal control environment over financial reporting
  • Propose and implement process improvements in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley standards
  • Assist with ad hoc projects on an as-needed basis Desired Skills and Experience:
    • Strong technical accounting background with deep knowledge of US GAAP
    • Thorough knowledge of SOX 404 and SEC reporting standards, as well as experience with technical research
    • Additional experience in high growth Silicon Valley technology companies, is a plus
    • Strong people, project and client management skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skill; ability to translate complex issues into simple and easy to understand terms
    • Strong analytical skills, sound interpretation of complex subject matter, ability to generate meaningful insights and develop pragmatic
    • Ability to execute and operate in high-pressure and fast-paced environments
    • Ability to quickly adapt to unexpected changes in timelines, deadlines and scope of work Qualifications:
      • Minimum 12 years of technical accounting& transaction advisory experience from a top-tier public accounting firm or combination of technical advisory services firm and reputable in-house corporate experience
      • Bachelors degree from an accredited university in Accounting/Finance
      • CPA highly preferred Total Compensation package would include: anticipated compensation range of $189,000 to $222,000 bonus + equity + benefits. - Benefits include: a 401k plan and a company match, basic life insurance plus unparalleled health, dental, vision and other benefits and perks. Please see here for more details. An employee's base salary and its position within the range may depend on a number of factors including job related knowledge, education, skills, experience and other business related considerations. Published ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting.

Keywords: Plume Design Inc, Palo Alto , Director, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting, Accounting, Auditing , Palo Alto, California

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