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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Senior Acct
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  • Expiration Date: 17 July 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2168318_1655424567

Job Number: 2168318

Senior Technical Accountant
San Francisco, CA (Hybrid at least one day in office)

Our client is seeking a highly motivated Senior Technical Accountant to join their growing accounting team. This individual will be exposed to new accounting standards and advanced accounting research topics on complex transactions that will allow for continued learning and development of your skills. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast and high-growth environment.

We are looking for a detailed-oriented and self-motivated team player with a desire to learn and is passionate about delivering quality results.

You will:

  • Analyze and operationalize complex transactions in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including those related to business combinations, stock-based compensation, cost to fulfill, commissions
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with various internal stakeholders throughout the organization (e.g. develop internally developed software policy with the Engineering team, analyze commissions plans with the Sales Ops and Strategy team) and external auditors
  • Monitor, assess and implement new accounting pronouncements applicable to the company
  • Support the monthly accounting process, including preparation or review of journal entries related to technical accounting transactions
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements and related footnotes for our first year audit
  • Assist in drafting and maintaining the accounting policy library

Ideally you'd have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in public accounting (or a combination of public accounting and private industry experience); Big 4 experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and problem solve in a fast environment
  • Desire to work in a team environment and able to work across different business units
  • Self-starter with an interest in learning
  • Attention to detail

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working in a high growth startup environment

About Nelson:

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