Data loss can be devastating. Whether it’s caused by human error, bad code, rogue integrations, or malicious intent, all companies are at risk. That’s why so many companies choose OwnBackup, the #1 cloud data protection platform on the Salesforce AppExchange and global leader in SaaS data protection. With nearly 4,000 customers, we are ranked on the Forbes Cloud 100 as one of the world's top private cloud companies and have raised nearly $500 million in funding from AIkeon Capital, B Capital Group, BlackRock Private Equity Partners, Insight Partners and others.
The Manager, Technical Accounting is responsible for assisting in the evaluation and implementation of new accounting standards and ensuring the application of GAAP and IFRS to complex transactions. This position will also be responsible for serving as a subject matter expert for accounting questions for the Controllership area, performing technical accounting research, drafting accounting policies and writing accounting position memoranda.
The successful person will be excited about the diversity of work and should also be willing to roll-up their sleeves and dive into the details to solve problems. This role will have significant interaction with senior management and internal/ independent auditors.Your Day-to-Day Role
Understand new accounting standards, assess the implications, if any, to the Company, and execute adoption as appropriate, including communication and training
Contribute in the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful internal and external financial statements and management reports
Active participation with corporate accounting in the monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidation processes (including preparing and reviewing inter-company eliminations)
Documenting, researching, and resolving technical accounting issues for all areas related to Company's accounting functions and financial reporting
Conduct and memorialize accounting research of complex and non-routine accounting transactions to conclude on the appropriate application of U.S. GAAP/IFRS with respect to such transactions and any impact on accounting policies and procedures
Provide technical accounting support for ongoing business activities, including conducting research, documenting processes, and forming conclusions in all areas, including fair value of assets and liabilities, accounting for derivatives, business combinations, leases etc.
Consider implication of new accounting pronouncements relevant to the Company on the financial statements, disclosures, and current accounting policies
Interact with internal/external auditors during quarterly reviews and year-end audit, as well as regarding technical accounting topics and/or new accounting pronouncements
Assist the Controller with the periodic application and review of internal controls over the financial reporting process
Provide training to accounting team for current policies, new / updated accounting guidance, and other complex areas of accounting
Responsible for ASC 606/IFRS 15 revenue recognition reporting during month end close
Lead the ASC 842/IRFS 16 lease accounting process for month end close
Regularly research and present guidance for all complex transactions while specifically a subject expert in the majority, if not all, of ASC 480, ASC 350, ASC 842 and corresponding IFRS codification.
Work on special projects identified by senior management and prepare whitepapers in support of technical accounting positions as required
Partner with business unit leaders on review of customer contracts, and perform initial conclusions of appropriate revenue recognition treatment
Participate in ad hoc projects requiring specialized accounting
Bachelor's degree in accounting
CPA or CA
10+ years' experience in Accounting/Finance with technical accounting research responsibilities
4+ years public accounting experience highly preferred
Comprehensive understanding of U.S. GAAP, IFRS and SEC regulations
Strong research skills with the ability to apply relevant guidance and draft accounting memos to support conclusions, including related to complex and highly judgmental topics
Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication and presentation skills
Experience with financial and accounting reporting systems (i.e. Netsuite)
This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will work out of our New Jersey office to maximize collaboration and interaction with the business.
OwnBackup is dedicated to creating an environment where employees thrive. It’s why we provide every employee with unlimited PTO, generous medical benefits, and a 401(k) savings plan. We also offer catered lunches in the office five days a week, a full fitness center, and free shuttle bus service to and from New York City.
New employees also have the opportunity to attend our award-winning new hire bootcamp, which customizes the onboarding experience by role, provides new employees with invaluable hands-on training within their first few weeks at the company, and gives employees the chance to meet their new colleagues in-person.
Creating an environment where employees thrive also means making sure every employee feels accepted. As we scale to help all types of companies protect precious data, our team must reflect the diversity we serve. OwnBackup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we believe that every employee in the company brings a unique perspective that they can and should contribute in order to make an impact every day. We strive to be one team, one culture, and one family that builds trust through transparency. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.A Bit About Us
Have a look at our website and read through the AppExchange reviews to get to know OwnBackup a little better. Founded in 2015, OwnBackup is backed by top-tier venture capital firms and has experienced 100% year-over-year growth, establishing early market dominance in a Salesforce ecosystem that includes over 150,000 customers. And while we’ve experienced tremendous growth providing backup and recovery solutions for Salesforce customers, we are now offering our world-class data protection solution across other clouds, like Microsoft Dynamics 365. At OwnBackup, our vision is to empower customers to own and protect their data on any cloud platform.