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Senior Technical Accountant

Accounting | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary | From $65.00 to $70.00 per hour

Job Description

Senior Technical Accountant 10796

A leading professional development and networking company is looking for a Senior Technical Accountant. The successful candidate will collaborate with key cross-functional business partners including our US and international accounting and stakeholders in corporate development, tax, legal, and FP&A. The ideal candidate has prior accounting/finance experience at a US based multinational company. The company offers a great work environment!

Senior Technical Accountant Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $65 - $70/hr
  • Worksite: Leading professional development and networking (Sunnyvale, CA 94085, Open to remote, Candidates in Pacific time preferred, Must be able to work Pacific office hours)
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k
  • 40 hours/week, 6 Month Assignment

Senior Technical Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Interpret U.S. GAAP accounting standards and SEC guidance to determine the accounting and financial reporting treatment, including internal control considerations, for new, material, and/or complex, unusual transactions or agreements.
  • Prepare or review technical accounting memorandums for significant or non-recurring transactions specific to M&A in accordance with ASC 805.
  • Responsible for the purchase price accounting for M&As in accordance with ASC 805 in compliance with corporate policies.
  • Support the integration with acquired finance team for our integration of accounting records, journal entries, and reconciliations in accordance with the corporate close calendar.
  • Support the partnership with internal and external valuation specialists to complete purchase accounting for acquisitions.
  • Communicate key highlights and impacts of acquisitions and investments to finance & accounting business partners and accounting/finance leaders.
  • Support ad hoc and M&A process, policies, and other M&A improvement projects.

Senior Technical Accountant Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of accounting/finance experience at a US based multinational company.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • CPA (active/inactive).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Familiarity with Oracle ERP system or equivalent.
  • Work independently and perform multiple concurrent and diversified tasks in an agile work environment.
  • Strong documentation & communication skills.
  • General understanding of ASC 805- Business Combinations.
  • General Understanding of SEC filing requirements and US GAAP.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and critical thinking skills in each key responsibility listed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels across the organization.
  • Audit background and acquisition experience would be helpful.