senior manager of technical accounting in san francisco

angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services
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US$ 180,000 - US$ 200,000 per year
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san francisco, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
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working hours
9 to 5
US$ 180,000 - US$ 200,000 per year
8 Years
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angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services

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Senior Manager of Technical Accounting

Currently seeking a Senior Manager of Technical Accounting that can oversee the technical accounting and technical revenue functions for a hyper growth global technology company that is ramping up for IPO readiness in the next 18 months or so. Position will have great exposure to a variety of technical areas and be the head person for anything technical revenue related. Will need to be hands on but yet build out a small team at the company. Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of experience either out of Big 4 or mix of public accounting and industry experience. Please apply for further consideration.

location: San Francisco, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $180,000 - 200,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 8 Years

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this is a well-rounded role that offers a combination of technical accounting and operational accounting and reporting duties, as well as visibility with our Executive Management team (CFO, Controller, Head of FP&A). It also provides an opportunity to guide other members of the team in technical areas such as revenue accounting, equity, and leases. You will primarily assist in all aspects of technical accounting research related to new and proposed accounting standards. In this role, you will also be responsible for preparation of our financial statements and will help manage the implementation, maintenance and review of our accounting policies and procedures for key business-processes.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be an energized and experienced technical professional who is able to interact effectively at all levels in the organization and have successful working relationships with multiple cross-functional, including but not limited to: Accounting, Legal, FP&A, Sales and Operations. We are also looking for someone who thrives and enjoys working in a fast-paced, complex environment to support our continued growth and success.

What You'll Do:

  • Research technical accounting guidance from the FASB, SEC and other regulatory bodies and draft accounting memos, position papers, financial statement disclosures on revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, internal-use software capitalization, contract cost capitalization and new accounting pronouncements.
  • Own the technical accounting revenue grid and ensure completeness of review of all arrangements with customers for 606 implications, for all products and services offered by Rippling.
  • Understand new product offerings and determine the appropriate accounting.
  • Collaborate with legal to understand and review changes to our online Terms of Service Agreement for any revenue recognition or other accounting implications.
  • Ownership of the implementation of ASC 842
  • Develop relationships with and provide guidance and advice to Rippling's management team, having the ability to influence business decisions of the company.
  • Own the company financial statements and future SEC reporting processes while ensuring financials are prepared accurately, timely and in accordance with GAAP. Provide guidance on non-GAAP disclosures.
  • Manage relationships with outside advisors that impact areas of responsibility, including technical accounting advisors and 409a advisors.
  • Hands on responsibilities comprise of various month-end close procedures (stock-based compensation, and other technical accounting items), including preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis of results, as required.
  • Coordinate with external auditors, manage the audit process for areas within job scope, and provide audit supporting documentation for interim and annual audits.
  • Proactively identify issues and implement process improvements to ensure Rippling's reporting is compliant with GAAP and readiness for public company reporting requirements.
  • Ad hoc research and special projects related to a wide range of technical accounting issues
  • Develop and maintain internal controls in responsible areas of financial reporting to ensure adherence to company policy and SOX 404 regulations


  • 8+ years accounting experience in the Big 4 and SaaS industry, including public company experience and Form S-1 filings.
  • CPA require
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • Strong, in-depth knowledge of US GAAP, SEC rules and regulations, and financial statement preparation
  • Ability to think outside the box and provide suggestions and guidance in addition to having strong technical knowledge.
  • Strong technical research skills, including experience with US GAAP and other accounting standards research related to revenue recognition (SaaS and FinTech industry)
  • Experience with ASC 842 implementation at a public company
  • Strong technical skills, analytical and verbal/written communication skills
  • Extremely attentive to detail and very well organized
  • The ability to manage ambiguity and push through business challenges
  • Demonstrated people management skills
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines and committed to success
  • Adaptable and comfortable working in fast paced environments
  • Ability to influence others through clear communication, coordination, project planning and project prioritization
  • Ability to identify key issues and offer practical solutions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
skills: Revenue Recognition, Technical Accounting & Research

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