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The Senior Technical Accountant will support our technical accounting team in researching, resolving and documenting complex accounting issues and transactions such as revenue recognition, leases, M&A-related, and other non-recurring transactions. The ideal candidate should have a strong foundation in general accounting, revenue recognition and a strong analytical and problem solving ability. This role can be based in Scottsdale, AZ or Sunnyvale CA.
Role, Responsibilities & Essential Job Functions:
Perform technical research on non-recurring or complex accounting issues and support accounting consultation advice to business partners under US GAAP
Assess the financial and operational impact of new accounting pronouncements and support ensuring compliance with relevant financial reporting standards
Review contractual arrangements to determine proper accounting treatment and document conclusion reached
Draft and maintain accounting policies and memos as well as support develop and deliver relevant training to a wide range of audiences and stakeholders
Assist with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) including due diligence, purchase accounting, and integration
Support maintenance of Corporate Accounting policy database
Assist in special projects as needed
Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting
CPA designation required
Work related experience
3-5 years of relevant accounting experience in public accounting or a mix of public accounting and publicly-traded multinational companies
Big 4 public accounting experience required
Experience in SaaS or technology industry preferred
Experience working in technical accounting, accounting policies, accounting advisory, or a similar role
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and related experience with accounting research and application;
Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organized and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement;
Ability to meet assigned deadlines, with excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills;
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results;
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish assigned tasks;
Ability to thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
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