The team is seeking it’s first technical accounting leader who will play a significant role in establishing a SOX compliant accounting & reporting foundation. This position will be tasked with taking on the accounting for technical/non routine areas (equity accounting, tax and lease review) as well as to lead our SOX readiness program. In keeping with Reddit values, the successful leader in this role is someone who operates with an open mindset and “values the human” in all interactions. This position is responsible for ensuring the integrity, completeness and accuracy of results as reported. This position will also provide technical advisory support to the broader accounting and revenue teams and work cross functionally as a valuable member contributing to the Company’s maturation process. This position reports to the Corporate Controller.
Responsible for the monthly and quarterly accounting and close processes equity accounting (SBC, BSM variables, modification of awards, etc)
Responsible for working with our tax advisory firm to prepare our annual tax provision; responsible for reviewing tax provision and related entries as a part of completing our draft financial statements
Provide advisory support in researching non routine accounting matters; document positions. Support lease accounting and revenue accounting; provide general review from a technical perspective as needed.
Develop initial internal control / SOX framework; select 3rd party to lead initiative to baseline key controls for key accounting processes
Develop and maintain a monthly and quarterly reporting deck for accounting leadership and BOD purposes
Develop key reports from Netsuite to support monthly and quarterly reporting; work cross functionally to gather key financial metrics to support month end fluctuation analysis and support monthly reporting
Assist the Controller with interfacing with the Company’s external auditors on key technical areas
Identify and alert management to new accounting standards and the accounting for non-standard transactions as needed; articulate issues clearly and with advance notice.
CPA required (Active or Inactive)
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
Public company experience required
Excellent knowledge of GAAP & SEC reporting requirements
10+ years of progressive accounting experience; 6+ years of public accounting and 4+ years of public company experience in a similar role required
Experience in Ad Technology/Media Industry
Ability to work collaboratively across teams
Experience designing and implementing new policies and procedures
Must be trustworthy and confidential
Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to present to senior management
Strong organizational skills
Strong analytical skills
Positive attitude and open mindset, not afraid to roll up your sleeves
Team player, strong interpersonal skills including conscientiousness, diplomacy, flexibility, dependability, and, last but not least, a good sense of humor
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