Sr. Accounting Policy and Compliance Manager

Location: Watsonville, CA

JOB SUMMARY:
This position will be a key member of the  Global Accounting leadership team, and will manage the development and communication of all global accounting policies, as well as, evaluate, review, and monitor financial statements and accounting policies at s, ensuring they are consistent with U.S. GAAP and the global accounting policies. In addition, this position will manage technical compliance with U.S. GAAP accounting, train and develop  U.S. employees; international entities; manage internal control assessment; implementation and compliance of the global internal controls policy. The Sr. Manager will also provide technical and accounting support for the annual audit, preparation of the annual report, and other statutory reporting. Business travel up to 15% both domestic and international.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • U.S. Certified Public Accountant required
  • Minimum 8 – 10 or more years of professional Accounting experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Internal Controls
  • Experience with complex Accounting transactions and international entity exposure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently and managing a cross-functional team
  • Ability to work with all levels in the organization successfully
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills for presentation and analysis of data (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Able to manage changing priorities, Company’s expectations, and workload under deadline pressures
  • Ability to accomplish business objectives in other countries

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop, document, manage the communication and implementation of Global Accounting policies and procedures
  • Annually review and update existing global Accounting policies
  • Review and manage all local Accounting policies and practices to ensure consistent application of U.S. GAAP and compliance with the Global Accounting policies
  • Research technical accounting issues and manage guidance and training to the Global Accounting and subsidiary accounting teams
  • Participate in monthly U.S. subsidiary and business unit financial review meetings
  • Manage development and implementation of global internal control matrix
  • Provide Accounting support for the annual audit work, preparation of the annual report, including footnote disclosures and other statutory reporting