Manager, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting

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Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) is a search company with a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the creators of the Elastic Stack, we help thousands of organizations including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, Verizon, and many more use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. We have a distributed team of Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting), and our diverse open source community spans over 100 countries. Learn more at elastic.co

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to pursue the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. We help people around the world do extraordinary things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. Often, what you can do with our products is only limited by what you can dream up. We believe that diversity drives our vibe. We unite employees across 30+ countries into one unified team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

The Finance team is seeking a Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting Manager excited to join a small financial reporting team in a fast-growing technology company. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is looking for a broad range of responsibilities and someone who thrives in a dynamic, fast-growing, and high energy company. You will report to our Senior Director of Financial Reporting in this role.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Lead the evaluation and adoption of accounting standard updates, including drafting and maintaining relevant accounting policies.
  • Draft technical accounting memos for new accounting pronouncements/complex and non-standard transactions
  • Partner and coordinate cross-functionally to understand business transactions and effectively communicate accounting issues.
  • Review complex transactions to identify accounting risks and recommend appropriate accounting
  • Review accounting areas subject to estimates, judgments, and complexity for appropriate accounting
  • Propose improvements to processes and internal controls
  • Establish strong working relationships and collaborate with various internal groups, including accounting, tax, legal and treasury
  • Perform stock-based compensation accounting and equity reconciliation
  • Assist in month, quarter, and year-end close processes as necessary
What You Bring Along:
  • You have an active CPA (or equivalent credentials) and prior experience in financial reporting
  • You have experience in a dynamic, high-growth, global environment
  • You've grown a team in the past (mandatory)
In addition, you have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4+ years of external audit, accounting, and/or financial reporting experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Excellent technical, and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel. Experience with large ERP system (NetSuite preferred),
Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

At Elastic, we strive to have parity of benefits across regions. While regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of people is the right thing to do.

  • Health coverage for you and your family.
  • Flexible location and schedule for many roles.
  • Generous number of vacation days each year.
  • Double your charitable giving — we match up to 1% of your salary.
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.

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