Technical Accounting Manager

About SRS Acquiom

At SRS Acquiom, our sole focus is on making M&A deals happen more efficiently. Since 2007, we have been continuously innovating to solve issues for some of the industry’s most sophisticated buyers, sellers, and counsel. Our top-tier team has supported more than 2,000 deals including high-profile transactions such as Google’s acquisition of Nest, Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus and Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr. We are looking for extraordinary people to help drive our continued success.  If you are looking to join a growing, entrepreneurial environment in an established company, we want to hear from you!  Visit www.srsacquiom.com to learn more. 

Position Summary

The Technical Accounting Manager will be responsible for the monthly financial reporting process, including FINRA FOCUS reporting, consolidation and financial statement preparation; technical accounting research and memo preparation; developing and maintaining financial analytics; ad hoc requests from management and other special projects including mergers and acquisitions. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing accounting and control processes following general accounting principles, theories and concepts and Company policies and procedures to meet Corporate objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare complex consolidated financial statements accurately and timely; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements: manage the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting processes 
  • Prepare the annual financial statements, including statement of cash flows, and accompanying footnotes and disclosures as well as coordinate the review process with external auditors, including prepared by client (PBC) requests 
  • Perform research of technical accounting and Broker/Dealer issues and documentation of analysis and conclusion in technical accounting memos for review by the Controller as well as informal ad hoc technical accounting requests from the business 
  • Prepare Broker/Dealer financial statements and net capital calculations and complete quarterly FOCUS filings 
  • Design, develop and maintain financial statement and performance analytics
  • Document and maintain Company accounting policies 
  • Maintain and update annual cost study 
  • Maintain complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures 
  • Review, identify and implement process improvements for increased efficiencies 
  • Identify internal control concerns and partner with other internal groups to mitigate control weaknesses 
  • Review general ledger accounts reconciliation and journal entries on a monthly basis
  • Be a key member in liaising with the annual audit effort; ensure it’s completed accurately and timely 
  • Assist with M&A activities, including purchase price accounting, and integration of newly acquired companies 
  • High level of communication and collaboration with managers, analysts, accounting team, and other areas of the business

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field 
  • 6+ years of progressive accounting and reporting experience 
  • Experience with consolidation and preparation of financial statements, including statement of cash flows, and accompanying footnotes and disclosures
  • Experience with FINRA FOCUS Broker/Dealer reporting and net capital requirements 
  • Experience developing financial statement and performance analytics 
  • Exceptional knowledge of US GAAP through demonstrated work experience • Experience with foreign currency accounting
  • Self-motivated individual with strong analytical, administrative and organizational skills in order to meet deadlines as well as strong attention to detail and ability to see the big picture 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills: determine appropriate actions 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; effectively converse with all levels of the company 
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and Power Point skills 
  • Professional integrity and accountability 
  • Work in fast-paced collaborative environment

Preferred Qualifications

  •  2+ years Public Accounting experience (Big 4 preferred)
  • CPA
  • FINRA Series 27 and 99
  • Experience with Financial Services
  • Experience with Netsuite

A few benefits our employees enjoy

  • Comprehensive benefit plans (medical/dental/vision) starting on day 1
  • 401(k) with 4% matching
  • Discretionary time off
  • Fitness credit
  • Several pre-tax plans (dependent care, transportation, flexible spending)
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • Benefits reimbursement

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