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(Sr.) Director of Accounting

San Francisco, CA 94107

Posted: 02/28/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Financial Job Number: 364232

Job Description

(Sr.) Director of Accounting
COMPANY DESCRIPTION:  Our client helps people stay better connected with the things they love. The company's edge cloud platform enables customers to create great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible — at the edge of the Internet. The platform is designed to take advantage of the modern internet, to be programmable, and to support agile software development. The company's customers include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including Vimeo, Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub.

LOCATION:  Ideally, this person would be in the Bay Area and able to come into their office in SF (SOMA) 2-3 days a week.  They could also hire this person in Denver or Los Angeles as they have offices in those locations as well.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Reporting to the VP, Corporate Controller, the Director, Accounting will be responsible for leading global accounting activities of the Company. The ideal candidate is someone who inspires a high-performing accounting team but can also embrace ambiguity and loves solving problems. The candidate will possess a solid knowledge of US GAAP principles as well as a solid background in Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and accounting operations. Managing a team of managers and experienced staff, the candidate will also possess strong management and team leadership competencies gained through prior experience managing a corporate accounting team. This will be a critical role in ensuring we continue building a world-class accounting function while partnering across the business to ensure our systems and processes are running smoothly.
What You'll Do
  • Oversee, support, and develop the corporate accounting team while driving efficiency and automation to scale the accounting function
  • Manage the accounting operations for general ledger areas, including review of journal entries, detailed variance analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts, while ensuring compliance with US GAAP and internal policies
  • Own and drive coordination of the monthly global financial close process across multiple teams
  • Responsible for all non-revenue related areas, consolidation, and preparation of financial statements
  • Oversight of NetSuite ERP including chart of accounts, various modules, allocations, intercompany and FX set up
  • Streamline, automate, maintain & improve processes, systems, and internal controls. Enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency of the Controllership organization to support our goal of decreasing days to close
  • Maintain effective SOX compliance activities for the corporate accounting team
  • Partner with cross-functional team including FP&A, internal and external auditors, business systems team and other stakeholders
  • Team leadership through managing talent including motivating, coaching, and mentoring team members 
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed
What We're Looking For
  • BS Accounting or related degree
  • CPA required
  • 12+ years of progressive experience including as a Director or Senior Manager of Accounting at growth-stage and large public companies
  • Audit experience with National public accounting firm preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SOX
  • Ability to lead a team in a dynamic environment, managing multiple and ever changing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines; Experience building, developing, mentoring, and inspiring a high performing accounting team in multiple locations
  • Proven track record in making improvements in all areas of accounting practices & policies
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Extensive experience working in ERP systems (preferably NetSuite)
  • Candidate must be hands-on, have a strong work ethic, excel in a fast-paced environment, and be adaptable to changing responsibilities and priorities
Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to the individual’s skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, office location and other geographic considerations, as well as other business and organizational needs. With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure: $200,000-$300,000. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses. 
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