Technical and Operational Accounting and Reporting

  • Prepare Financial Statements and collaborate with FP&A on reporting for Management, Private Equity firm and Lenders on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis as required.
  • Manage closing calendar and ensure timely and accurate completion of all steps.
  • Prepare and/or review journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Stay up to date with new accounting standards and regulations and assess the impact on the company’s financial reporting.
  • Lead the preparation and review of technical accounting memos and analysis of accounting and reporting issues.
  • Advise management on technical accounting and reporting matters and provide guidance on the application and implementation of accounting standards, processes, and procedures.
  • Review revenue recognition, deferred revenue waterfalls and commissions.
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with internal controls and accounting policies/procedures.
  • Work with external auditors on annual financial audits and SOX compliance/internal controls testing.

 

Process Improvements

  • Define and develop robust processes to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial statements (e.g., closing calendar/steps, account reconciliations, etc.).
  • Develop and execute training on technical accounting matters as needed.
  • Design, implement and strengthen internal controls.
  • Work with the team to create Standard Operating Procedures and desktop instructions.
  • Develop a plan to implement cross-training of team members.
  • Optimize NetSuite utilization.
  • Implement new financial systems as necessary.
  • Design, develop, document, and implement accounting policies, procedures, and controls in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requirements.

Leadership 

  • Train, mentor, and coach a small team of professional accountants.
  • Conduct organizational Talent Review.
  • Create and optimize development plans for team members.
  • Optimize Team Performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistency and accuracy in financial reporting.
  • Communicate with all levels of Lexipol.
  • Utilize positive influence with other company leaders to implement change, including optimization of systems integration, such as NetSuite and Salesforce.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA certification required.
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and complex accounting areas, including revenue recognition (e.g., ASC 606) for SaaS, lease accounting (e.g., ASC 842), and business combinations (e.g., ASC 805).
  • Solid understanding of corporate income and indirect taxes (e.g., sales & use tax).
  • Candidate should be very familiar with internal controls/SOX compliance.
  • Minimum of 10 years combined experience in technical and operational accounting.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing a team of accounting professionals.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex accounting concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in leading or supporting accounting projects, such as accounting standard implementations and process improvements.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and very adept at using varied systems.
  • Continuous Improvement mindset.
  • Proven experience driving and leading Change.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting.
  • 3 to 5 years of public accounting experience
  • 2 to 4 years private accounting experience
  • Experience with Corporate and indirect tax.
  • Experience with NetSuite, Salesforce.

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