Senior Technical Accountant



IT, Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Cribl does differently.

What does that mean? It means we are a serious company that doesn’t take itself too seriously; and we’re looking for people who love to get stuff done, and laugh a bit along the way. We’re growing rapidly - looking for collaborative, curious, and motivated team members who are passionate about putting customers first. As a remote-first company we believe in empowering our employees to do their best work, wherever they are.

As the data engine for IT and Security many of the biggest names in the most demanding industries trust Cribl to solve their most pressing data needs. Ready to do the best work of your career? Join the herd and unlock your opportunity.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a Sr. Technical Accountant to join our finance team. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, self-motivated team player with a strong working knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Accounting and partner closely with finance leadership, cross-functional teams, and key external partners.

What You'll Accomplish

  • Diagnose and resolve complex technical accounting issues quickly & accurately, and document accounting positions in memorandums. Communicate technical findings/ solutions to management and participate in discussions with external auditors.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of effective internal controls.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with teams such as FP&A, tax, legal, engineering and technical program management to provide accounting guidance and communicate complex accounting requests to non-accounting stakeholders.
  • Proactively analyze new and proposed accounting standards, determine the impact on the Company, and assist in the implementation of new accounting standards as required.
  • Maintain, update, and evaluate accounting policies & procedures to ensure compliance with applicable GAAP and disclosure requirements.
  • Review significant vendor agreements
  • Prepare financial statements and disclosures.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for technical accounting sections.
  • Assist in the operationalizing any changes associated with new transactions/new and proposed accounting standards.

What You'll Bring

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with 4+ years of progressive experience in technical accounting roles.
  • Proven experience in an accounting advisory consulting practice, or industry experience in a technical accounting role.
  • Proven ability to diagnose and resolve complete accounting issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally explain complex accounting topics to non-accounting stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • SaaS industry experience is preferred
  • Experience with NetSuite is a plus

Salary Range ($88,000 - 125,000)

The salary for this role is dependent on geographic location. The salary offered within the range described will be based on the individual candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a competitive salary, Cribl also offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance, paid holidays and paid time off, a fertility treatment benefit, 401(k), equity, and eligibility for a discretionary company-wide bonus.

Bring Your Whole Self
Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed, and we work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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