Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

Finance & Accounting
in Mountain View
, CA
Reference: 19-02988


The Manager of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting performs a broad range of corporate accounting functions. This role will be primarily responsible for the preparation and/or review of the company’s SEC filings and assessment of new or complex accounting issues arising from both business transactions and the implementation of new accounting pronouncements. The position will play an essential part in ensuring the accuracy of the company’s external financial reporting. The individual selected for this position will interact with all levels of management, ensure timely and accurate reporting and assist with multiple financial projects and initiatives.


  • Lead the implementation and documentation of new accounting technical literature and SEC regulations
  • Maintain state-of-the-art awareness of accounting and financial reporting rules as well as a working knowledge of SEC disclosure and reporting requirements
  • Assess the impact of proposed accounting literature on the business as well as accounting and financial reporting processes
  • Prepare documentation of significant accounting matters and/or accounting positions that will be communicated with external auditors
  • Provide accounting guidance for all corporate transactions and initiatives
  • Respond to technical accounting inquiries from field operators, finance staff and external auditors
  • Communicate internal accounting policies and accounting updates to finance organization and external auditors
  • Manage the SEC reporting process including preparation and review of the Form 10-K and Form 10-Q and related XBRL requirements with a focus on accuracy and continuous improvement
  • Provide management with recommendations or comments to ensure compliance with accounting standards
  • Manage the preparation and review of the press release, financial tables and external presentations
  • Lead the preparation and documentation surrounding our client’s annual goodwill impairment testing, and Purchase Price Allocations on as needed basis
  • Collaborate with Treasury, Investor Relations, Tax, and Legal departments on accounting matters and external reporting matters
  • Perform special projects as needed

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • In depth technical knowledge of SEC regulations and GAAP
  • Strongly demonstrated analytical and research skills
  • Excellently displayed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strongly demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in public accounting OR
  • A combination of four (4) years in public accounting and a position within SEC reporting and technical accounting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA
  • Public accounting experience within the last 5 years