Accela is the industry pioneer in government licensing, permitting, service request, and inspection solutions, with more than 20 years of experience. We offer cloud based Civic Applications and a robust, scalable solutions platform informed by industry best practices. In short, Accela helps governments innovate, so they can improve the business and citizen experience, promoting community development and creating an environment where citizens and businesses thrive.
At Accela, employees enjoy a culture that emphasizes performance, productivity and collaboration. You can’t help but feel empowered and motivated when you work with like-minded individuals who are passionate about contributing to a market-leading, high-growth software organization with proven technology.
Impact you will make in the role:
Act as a key technical accounting resource to the finance organization on judgmental accounting matters with strengths in complex accounting transactions which include Debt modification, Stock-based compensation, Foreign Currency and Consolidations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as a key technical accounting resource to the finance organization on judgmental accounting matters including goodwill, intangible assets impairment, business combinations and leases.
Prepare complex journal entries and reconcile various general ledger accounts for the month-end financial close in accordance with GAAP.
Assist with month-end closing financial reporting, including detailed variance analysis of actuals vs actual and actual vs plan for expenses for the company and provide commentary.
Manage the monthly close process for international offices, including the review of financial reporting packages, review of journal entries and maintenance of foreign exchange. Ensure proper accounting of foreign currency related items (CTA, FX Gains/Losses) in accordance with Foreign Currency Matters ASC830 (FAS52).
Eagerness to drive best practice and continuously challenge and drive initiatives.
Prepare accounting policy documentation to support technical accounting positions.
Ad-hoc projects as needed.
Expertise you will bring in:
- Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance, CPA required.
- Type A self-starter with strong problem-solving skills
- Ability to work independently and be action oriented, combined with being able to work within a Team
- Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff including senior level management
- Program and project management expertise including implementation of new systems
- Attention to detail and strong math skills, organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement.
- Minimum of 5-7 years of broad-based relevant experience in Accounting, tech environment preferred
- Knowledge of taxation of international transactions preferred
- Thorough understanding of GAAP and monthly close process
- Knowledge of NetSuite ERP systems
Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Accela is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.
Benefits and Perks:
Beyond a stellar work environment, great people and inspiring, innovative work; we have some great benefits and perks:
- Competitive salaries
- 401(k) with company match
- Medical, dental and vision coverage for you and your family, along with other wellness and disability plans
- 11 paid holidays and a competitive paid time off policy
- Catered lunches, fully stocked kitchens, walking trails and nearby access to restaurants, food trucks and farmer’s markets in some of our locations
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.