Senior Manager of Technical Accounting

Uber Overview

The Senior Manager of Technical Accounting will support the technical team to ensure timely and accurate accounting and reporting over a variety of complex areas including mergers and acquisitions, variable interest entities, leases, equity, hedging, and debt and derivatives. The ideal candidate must have strong technical research skills, experience dealing with highly judgmental topics, excellent writing skills, and superb attentiveness to details. This role is based in San Francisco and reports to the Director of Technical Accounting.

Job Description

What you’ll do

  • Assist in the oversight of the global technical accounting team providing coaching and development of team members.
  • Act as a subject matter expert, working with the business and others in the accounting organization to identify, resolve and document complex accounting issues and transactions.
  • Lead the evaluation and adoption of accounting standard updates and update and maintain relevant accounting policies
  • Assist in the preparation of accounting memos providing documentation of the Company’s application of accounting principles to specific transactions.
  • Draft and maintain global accounting policies and memos.
  • Partner and coordinate cross-functionally to understand business transactions and effectively communicate accounting issues with various departments throughout the company.
  • Be solutions oriented and act as an advisor to key stakeholders on the operational and technical implications of new business transactions
  • Critically and thoroughly analyze non-recurring transactions by properly identifying accounting implications of various explicit terms and implied nuances, applying appropriate accounting rules and literature and exercising judgement in subjective areas to draw reasonable and acceptable conclusion
  • Participate in the development of a strategy to support the growth of the business and team including prioritization of projects to align with the company’s goals
  • Assist in preparing support for and managing the year-end financial audit.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statements of cash flows and assist in preparing the complex financial statement footnotes.
  • Supervise the accounting for stock-based compensation transactions as part of the monthly close process.
  • Lead periodic technical accounting trainings to the members of the Accounting organization

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of applicable experience including 3 to 5 years of management experience is required, preferably within the technology industry
  • Big 4 experience required and CPA certification is a plus
  • Oracle R12 experience is a plus
  • Must possess excellent technical, analytical, and strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Individual must work well in a dynamic environment and be able to recommend and implement process improvements, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP, and proficiency with researching accounting literature including previous experience dealing with technical matters that include complex equity transactions, share based compensation, derivatives, hedging, purchase accounting, and complex real estate and leasing transactions

Perks

Perks:

  • Employees get Uber credits each month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

Benefits (U.S.):

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Employees get Uber credits each month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

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