Kforce Technical Accounting Manager in Palo Alto, California

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Technical Accounting Manager in Pala Alto, California (CA). Responsibilities:

  • Lease identification and assessment through contract reviews

  • Accounting and application of ASC 842 on in-scope contracts

  • Validation of system-generated journal entries and preparation of any manual journal entries as necessary

  • Review of 10Q/10K and other reporting presentations and disclosures

  • Development and implementation of a system of internal controls, including process flow narratives and key controls, in coordination with Global Process Owner

  • Development and implementation finance and accounting policy on leases, in close coordination with Senior Manager, Accounting and Finance Policies

  • Ongoing monitoring compliance with the new accounting standard

  • Work closely with Real Estate Workplace (REW), Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) and Procurement teams, as it relates to leases

  • Resolve technical accounting queries as they arise from Business Partners

  • Evaluation of the impact of changes in accounting and financial reporting as a result of emerging accounting and financial reporting standards and requirements from various accounting authoritative bodies to determine gaps in or revisions to existing accounting and finance policies

  • Participation in special projects, as necessary

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) required

  • 5-7 years combined experience in Big 4 Public Accounting and / or large public company, preferably in the high-tech industry

  • In-depth and current knowledge of US GAAP, SEC regulations and internal controls, most especially ASC 842

  • Excellent comprehension and ability to succinctly explain accounting implications and technical accounting requirements to non-accountants and other business partners

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization and project management skills

  • Strong leadership in global cross-functional teams and projects, and adept in building relationships across the organization

  • Self-motivated and self-directed, but collaborative and works well with people, both on the same team and outside the team at all levels

  • Commitment to continuous process improvement

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00