Technical Accounting Manager in San Francisco, CA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 8/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CBIZ ARC Consulting, LLC ('CBIZ ARC'), a division of CBIZ, is currently hiring for a Manager position. CBIZ ARC assists high growth companies with complex technical accounting, internal and external reporting, external audit preparation, IPO preparation, as well as systems / process and people. Our professionals assist clients with their efforts to meet financial reporting requirements, including the preparation of financial statement and regulatory filings, and the application and implementation of complex accounting standards for U.S. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Our practice combines our knowledge and experience in the areas of financial reporting, risk management, and compliance to help address our clients' most important issues. We're committed to delivering integrated services with a focus on value and quality. Our professionals have deep accounting and financial reporting knowledge and experience across multiple industries.  This specialized technical knowledge and industry experience allows us to provide a unique perspective in solving today's accounting issues.

CBIZ ARC is proud and honored to be the recipient of three Bay Area awards which are a direct reflection of CBIZ ARC’s recognition and treatment of its employees:

  • 2019 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work
  • 2020 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work
  • 2021 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.

  • CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:
  • 2019 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes
  • 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
  • 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
  • 2021 Vault Rankings - 5th Best Accounting Firm for Client Interaction

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

Professional and Technical Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with clients and their external audit firms to research and prepare documentation related to complex and technical accounting issues, as well as SEC and private company reporting matters
  • Maintain and expand current skill set in technical accounting, documenting complex accounting analysis and financial reporting matters
  • Demonstrate excellent professional oral and written communication skills
  • Exhibit a professional, business–like demeanor
  • Apply problem solving skills and deliver ARC Consulting methodology on engagements
  • Build and broaden industry knowledge to support organization and functional initiatives
  • Exercise professional judgment on engagements by identifying issues and providing proactive solutions
  • Provide recommendations for improved and enhanced accounting and reporting practices to clients
  • Demonstrate leadership and provide guidance to other engagement team members
  • Proactively manage career – set goals and career plans with Managing Directors

Manager Responsibilities include:

  • Experience working on projects related to complex debt/equity, embedded derivative analysis, preferred stock accounting / classification, SAFE notes, warrant classification, revenue recognition, business combinations/purchase price allocations, asset acquisitions, goodwill and long-lived asset impairment analysis, IPO transaction support, fair value accounting, lease accounting, VIE analysis, and IFRS conversions
  • Responsible for identifying complex accounting issues, technical review, and financial reporting, of various accounting matters to ensure compliance with US GAAP and other applicable regulatory bodies
  • Proactively identify, research, consult and prepare / review technical accounting memorandums on proposed and or completed transactions and issues
  • Perform ad-hoc technical accounting research and provide guidance to the Technical & Transactional Accounting group within the company
  • Provide insight to or participate in preparation of new or existing accounting policies with the ARC team based on evolving industry standards and practices and inspire changes in those areas
  • Contribute to strong client relationships through meaningful interactions with client personnel
  • Lead/contrubute to engagement planning and communicate engagement status updates
  • Understand the engagement as it relates to the client’s business and industry
  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of the client’s business and identify high-risk accounting areas
  • Ensure high quality of engagement related products/deliverables
  • Writing/developing client reports/deliverables and communicating engagement results
  • Deliver services that meet ARC Consulting standards of excellence

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BBA/BS in Accounting, Finance or business-related field required
  • U.S. CPA is required
  • MBA/MS/MA degree is a plus
  • CFA, CIA, CISA, or CISSP certification is a plus
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP (revenue recognition, equity accounting, consolidations and financial reporting) is required
  • Knowledge of IFRS standards is a plus
  • Prior public accounting experience (Big 4 or large regional firms preferred)
  • Prior technology (software/software-as-a-service) and life science industry experience is a plus
  • Team leadership skills/experience is required
  • Proficiency in MS office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP (revenue recognition, equity accounting, consolidations and financial reporting)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 6 years of experience in related field
  • 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Must have and preserve required licenses
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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