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Senior Manager, Accounting (Job #105670)

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

A highly successful legacy company that has been around over 100 years has engaged Unity Search in looking for a Senior Manager, Accounting. This company has gone public within the last 3 years and is using its foundation to pivot into the highly profitable SaaS (Software as a Service) space that caters to small & medium sized businesses. This position can work from ANYWHERE as the company no longer has a physical office.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Oversees the accounting team and function, improving accounting processes and procedures to meet the standards of a public company.
  • Takes charge of the month-end closing process, ensuring that all internal and external accounting, revenue and GL accounting, consolidation, reconciliation, and reporting deadlines are met or surpassed with the utmost control and integrity.
  • Collaborates with finance and other business partners to identify monthly accruals;
  • Analyzes and clarifies the factors influencing variations in the balance sheet and income statement;
  • Works closely with treasury, tax, SEC reporting, and finance to ensure effective knowledge sharing and collaboration in order to meet internal and external financial reporting requirements, as well as any special projects that may arise.
  • The individual is responsible for overseeing, training, and developing the revenue and GL accounting teams. They also provide guidance and mentorship to these teams. Additionally, they collaborate with the technical accounting and finance systems and controls team to ensure that operational accounting processes adhere to relevant GAAP and controls requirements.
  • This includes executing controls, setting expectations, and defining the scope of the controls.
  • Creates corporate accounting policies in line with standards for public companies;
  • Enhances technical analytics capabilities and develops and assesses process metrics.
  • Assists in all Accounting department transformation initiatives, including optimizing processes and systems.
  • Works together with controls and systems teams to implement process enhancements for continuous efficiencies and automation.
  • Efficiently maintaining records and preparing necessary documentation, this individual supports both internal and external audits.
  • They have a proven track record of improving the speed-to-close and successfully managing audits.
  • Additionally, they contribute to integration efforts of acquired companies and other assigned projects or duties.
  • Bachelor's Degree from a 4 year college or university… Required
  • Public Accounting Experience (Big 4 or comparable large regional firm)… Nice to have
  • Minimum 5 years experience (directly within public accounting or within a similar position within industry)
  • Proficiency in ASC 606 (Revenue Recognition) within a SaaS company (highly preferred)
  • 2-3 years minimum supervisory experience
  • Experience with integrations
  • Publicly traded company experience (SOX experience required)
Compensation:  $150K - $180K + 15% bonus