Position Description: As the Director, Accounting Operations, you will be a key member of Corporate Accounting and will help drive the monthly close process. You will lead the general ledger, commissions and consolidation processes and will report to the Senior Director, Accounting Operations. Additionally, you'll be responsible for developing policies and procedures that support the accounting for global operations.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversee the day-to-day accounting and general ledger activities including the monthly consolidation process.
- Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes and account reconciliations.
- Lead the general ledger and commission team in monthly balance sheet and P&L reviews that provide insight into key business drivers that are impacting financial results.
- Mentor, coach, and develop the team.
- Work closely with key business partners, as well as identify areas for improvement and customer-specific solutions.
- Manage the commission process and partner with Sales organization.
- Support and develop global policies and procedures, identifying new or changes to controls and process improvements. Responsible for compliance of internal controls under SOX in areas of responsibility.
- Support the quarterly reviews and annual audits.
- Support the development and implementation of accounting applications and related controls.
Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- 10+ years of relevant experience, including 5+ years of management experience
- Prior experience in both public accounting (CPA) and industry (publicly traded company) required
- Very strong background in US GAAP, business processes and SOX. Familiarity with Consolidations, Foreign Currency Accounting, Impairment, Capitalization of Internally Developed Software, Commissions
- Outstanding interpersonal skills with experience in developing, mentoring and creating a team environment
- Ability to partner with cross-functional groups to drive and influence business solutions
- Problem solver, system oriented and strong analytical skills
- Excellent written, oral and communication skills to work with management and cross-functional groups
- Very strong background and experience in accounting operations with strong attention to detail
- Experience with SaaS or Software company preferred
- BS degree required
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