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Senior Manager, External Reporting and Technical Accounting

Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Senior Manager, External Reporting and Technical Accounting

About the Role: The Senior Manager, External Reporting and Technical Accounting will report to the VP - Corporate Controller and will be responsible for laying the groundwork for the company's preparedness towards creating external filings and conducting research on various technical accounting matters that could impact the Company's financial statements. This is a great opportunity for someone to build an external reporting and compliance function from the ground up.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Lead the company's efforts towards developing external financial reporting capability.
  • Manage the review process with internal stakeholders, external auditors and counsel of quarterly and annual external reporting filings and financial information relating to other earnings release material.
  • Perform research and write position papers on technical accounting and reporting matters in compliance with US GAAP and external reporting regulations.
  • Formulate processes and procedures for gathering information for financial disclosures and reporting such as working with the accounting team to gather information needed for disclosure in quarterly and annual filings and working with payroll, stock administration and HR to gather information needed for reporting and disclosure.
  • Prepare supporting documents for company's external reporting and work with external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits to ensure timely review and finalization of company filings.
  • Own management of the company's external reporting calendar and schedule and act as the primary coordinator with all stakeholders to ensure smooth and timely filings. This will include working with internal stakeholders and external parties to ensure review comments are gathered and incorporated into the Company's filings and following up with such parties to close out comments and questions to ensure accurate and timely filings.
  • Complete external reporting and GAAP checklists and review xbrl tagging
  • Other duties as assigned

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

Must have:

  • At least 5 years of public accounting experience combined with 3 years of direct industry experience with SEC reporting (Regulation S-X and S-K) and preparation of financial statements and footnotes of public companies
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC Regulations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills and the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and bring projects to completion.
  • Prior experience working with internal stakeholders and external auditors in relation to SEC filings.
  • Ability to research and write technical position papers on accounting and reporting matters.
  • Experience working on SEC reporting platforms such as Active Disclosure and Workiva WDesk and GL systems - Netsuite.


  • Ability to sustain productivity in a fast-paced environment, maintain composure and focus under pressure and deadlines
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power-point required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organized and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • CPA



Posted: 2021-02-03 Expires: 2021-03-06

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