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Techncial Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023
In Finance, we work hand-in-hand with leaders across the company to ensure smooth, disciplined execution of strategic business objectives. Our Accounting team builds scalable, controlled processes and products for Global Accounting, Treasury, and FinTech that enable our business to operate efficiently. About The RoleThe Manager of Technical Accounting will support the global accounting organization to ensure timely and accurate accounting and reporting over a variety of complex areas, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, variable interest entities, leases, equity, debt and derivatives. You have strong technical research skills, experience dealing with highly judgmental topics, excellent writing skills, and superb attentiveness to details. This role is based in San Francisco and reports to the Director of Technical Accounting. What You'll Do
  • Work with the business and others in the accounting organization to identify, resolve and document complex accounting issues and transactions.
  • Critically and thoroughly analyze the accounting implications of non-recurring transactions and apply accounting rules and literature and exercise judgment in subjective areas to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Prepare or review accounting memos providing documentation of the Company's application of accounting principles to specific transactions
  • Lead the evaluation and adoption of accounting standard updates, including drafting and maintaining relevant accounting policies.
  • Partner and coordinate cross-functionally to understand business transactions and effectively communicate accounting issues with various departments throughout the company.
  • Prepare or review journal entries for recording non-recurring transactions.
  • Review and coordinate deliverables with auditors
  • Assist in project managing M&A integrations, bridging accounting policies for acquired businesses, and performing procedures around opening balances of the target company
  • Lead periodic trainings to members of the global accounting organization
Basic Qualifications
  • At least 5years of technical accounting experience, including 1 year of management experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Big 4 experience and CPA certification or equivalent is required..
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to thrive in a changing environment and effectively lead projects collaboratively
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Problem-solving & analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience researching FASB Accounting Standards Codification and Big 4 interpretations
  • Sophisticated understanding of GAAP
  • Enterprise-level accounting software experience (Oracle R12 experience is a plus)
  • Attention to detail and ability to execute in a complex environment
  • Experience coordinating or reviewing valuation reports
Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $144,000 per year - $160,000 per year.You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.