Technical Accounting & Business Operations Analyst
Adobe
San Jose
hace 1 día

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about continuously identifying areas for improvement, innovating, and building durable and scalable solutions to address complex challenges?

Come join our team at Adobe!

We are seeking a multi-faceted Financial Analyst rockstar that is interested in further developing their technical accounting acumen with a desire to support accounting business operations.

In this role, you will research and provide technical accounting guidance across highly visible areas, including business combinations, new accounting standards and ad hoc project work.

You will also help identify improvement opportunities, build and streamline processes to help scale the business across a multitude of functions.

This role will report to the Technical Accounting Manager.

Technical Accounting

  • Act as a technical accounting resource for the company by researching, resolving and documenting accounting issues that arise during the year;
  • Assess the impact of new and proposed accounting pronouncements and standards to ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements;
  • Partner cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to ensure the accurate accounting for complex transactions and lead implementation of new accounting requirements;
  • Provide technical accounting assistance for ad hoc projects, including coordinating project meetings and follow-up;
  • Manage and periodically update the accounting policies owned and maintained by the team;
  • Perform and coordinate the annual Goodwill Impairment analysis;
  • Contribute to the mergers and acquisitions process across due diligence, valuation work, purchase price accounting, integration and documentation thereof;
  • Assist with SEC & acquisition-related filings including preparing pro forma financial information.

    Accounting Business Operations

  • Ability to understand the organizational strategic direction and translate into functional and operational change and improvement plans;
  • Collaborate across workstreams in large-scale business transformation programs;
  • Design, develop, and deploy cross-functional operational improvement initiatives;
  • Complete value stream analysis / maps to identify problems and associated inefficiencies;
  • Conduct root cause analysis of problems and synthesize solutions to these root causes;
  • Maintain process maps and action plans, as appropriate, to address identified issues;
  • Collect and analyze complex data, evaluate information and systems, while drawing logical conclusions;
  • Use multiple sources of information, including broader stakeholder views, to develop solutions and recommendations;
  • Map and re-engineer business processes to ensure that operations are streamlined;
  • Collect business and technical requirements, build project plans, oversee projects to ensure that objectives and key critical metrics are met;
  • Work with the business and process owners to recommend appropriate changes in process / approach;
  • Support the implementation of solutions by establishing stable predictable processes with sustainment strategies that empower business and process owners to maintain;
  • Lead change management plans regarding process re-engineering for multiple partners;
  • Create and update documentation on process improvements and process performance.

    What you need to succeed

  • BA / BS in Finance / Accounting / Business Administration or relevant educational attainment;
  • CPA / CA / ACCA preferred. If not licensed, able to meet educational requirements to obtain CPA license upon hire in relevant jurisdiction;
  • 3+ years of meaningful experience including Big 4 public accounting firm experience;
  • Overall understanding and experience in the application of US GAAP;
  • Proficient in researching accounting literature;
  • Proactive and passionate about working cross-functionally with teams including vendor risk management, procurement, accounting shared services organization, payroll operations, equity administration, tax, treasury, finance and corporate accounting;
  • Experience in being a key contributor to walkthroughs of business processes including drafting narratives and building flowcharts;
  • Risk-based approach to process analysis, ability to identify areas of opportunity, and propose recommendations to improve efficiency while managing and mitigating compliance risk;
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, including being able to research and simplify complex situations;
  • Approach work with an authentic intellectual curiosity and a commitment to continuous improvement, and a passion for learning;
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and make progress quickly even when there is ambiguity;
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic, demanding, and fluid environment with a bias to action;
  • Desire to develop in a supportive mentorship-focused environment;
  • Thrive in a multifaceted and collaborative team environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Tools (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Prioritize tasks to manage and meet critical deadlines.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

    Please contact us to request accommodation.

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