Manager, Technical Accounting and Reporting

Brett Fisher Group - San Francisco, CA

Our client is seeking a Manager of Technical Accounting and Reporting to join their growing accounting team. You will be responsible for preparing technical accounting research related to new and proposed accounting standards as well as the preparation of financial statements. You will also support the Controller in the implementation, maintenance, and review of new processes and controls.

An ideal candidate is excited to gain exposure to a wide range of different problem spaces -- spanning tech/gaming, blockchain, and economics. They should be innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. They should be comfortable working independently and across cross-functional teams. They will be an excellent communicator and technically minded, with a passion for delivering results.


In this role, you will...

  • Prepare technical accounting research related to new and proposed accounting standards as well as the development and implementation of related accounting policies
  • Support the Controller in the implementation, maintenance, and review of controls over financial reporting
  • Prepare financial statements under US GAAP & IFRS and related footnote disclosures
  • Prepare quarterly reporting packages for internal distribution
  • Assist with annual audits and reviews as needed, including project management
  • Prepare and update memos, such as intangibles and goodwill impairment analysis, segment reporting, intangibles impairment analysis, capitalized software, etc.
  • Maintain a listing of the company's contracts, review, and analysis for proper accounting treatment on an ongoing basis
  • Support the Controller in working directly with external auditors and various SME consultants/advisors
  • Perform technical accounting research and prepare memos/white papers on the adoption of new accounting standards
  • Assist with the research and documentation of significant and highly complex transactions, including business combinations, debt, fair value measurements, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, VIE, etc.
  • Maintain and update the company's accounting policies
  • Assist with general ad hoc projects, research, and recommend process improvements

The ideal candidate will have...
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP & familiarity with IFRS
  • Experience with researching technical accounting issues and writing memos
  • Minimum 5+ years of combined experience with a national accounting firm, public reporting company, or consulting/advisory firm with exposure to technical research and public company financial reporting
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills
  • Excellent project management skills, organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task with limited supervision
  • Desire to collaborate with various teams across the company, strong sense of ownership, and ability to drive completion of goals
  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to execute independently and work with team members of all levels
What We Offer
  • The opportunity to build something that's never been built before - to solve new problems and to develop solutions with a team of industry leaders by your side.
  • A learning environment where you'll be hands-on with the latest tools and technologies.
  • The opportunity to merge personal passions or interests you may have for blockchain and/or gaming with your professional path.
  • Competitive compensation and perks to help you work comfortably and productively with a fully remote team

Posted On: Thursday, June 16, 2022

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