Samsara is a fast-paced, creative, and customer-oriented tech company located in the Potrero Hill District of San Francisco. Samsara is looking for a Director of Accounting that will support our rapidly growing global accounting organization to ensure timely and accurate accounting and reporting over a variety of complex areas. This is a high visibility role that offers the opportunity to stretch your skills at an explosive growth company. This role is based in San Francisco and reports to the VP of Finance.

This is a full-time position at our office in Potrero Hill and includes Lyft/Uber commuter benefits, stock options, 401(k) match, medical, dental, vision benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the global accounting team in providing coaching and development of team members.
  • Act as the subject matter expert, working with the business and delegating tasks to the accounting organization to identify, resolve and document complex accounting issues and transactions.
  • Spearhead the evaluation and adoption of accounting standard updates, including maintaining relevant accounting policies.
  • Approve the preparation of accounting memos providing documentation of the Company's application of accounting principles to specific transactions.
  • Partner cross-functionally to determine business transactions and effectively communicate accounting issues with 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.
  • Drive strategies to support the growth of the business and teams including prioritization of projects to align with the company's goals.
  • Managing the year-end and quarterly financial audit.
  • Lead periodic trainings to the members of the global accounting organization.

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of combined technical accounting experience in a public accounting and technology organization, including 3+ years of management experience.
  • Big 4 experience required and CPA certification is highly preferred.
  • Experience managing an Accounting software implementation is a plus.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Consistent track record of strong organizational skills.
  • The ability to thrive in a changing environment and be able to work with senior management to influence decision making, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.

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