Manager, International Accounting & Reporting

Redwood City, CA, United States
Jun 15, 2018
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Manager, International Accounting and Reporting will report to the Assistant Controller and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with statutory obligations such as filing deadlines; supporting global reporting requirements for covenants, investors, as well as ensuring international related accounting issues such as foreign exchange and intercompany transactions are completed timely and accurately.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervise the preparation of the Company's statutory financial statements for non-European subsidiaries. Review and reconcile all statutory financial statements to US GAAP results. Ensure all statutory audits and tax submissions are timely
  • Manage accounting for intercompany transactions, including being the point-of-contact for corporate finance, business units and foreign subsidiaries
  • Maintain legal entity cash flow forecast, including intercompany, VAT and transfer pricing impacts.
  • Coordinate and maintain transfer pricing documentation and quarterly calculations.
  • Ensure intercompany transactions, (such as Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, Transfers, Shipping documents, Receipts, and Returns ) meet arm's length tax requirements.
  • Ensure foreign currency transactions are appropriately recorded and translation/revaluation results are as expected.
  • Act as lead support for tax related projects, reporting and analysis, K-1 reporting, 382 studies, legal entity reorganizations, etc.
  • Support Federal and State tax return preparation process
  • Assist with finance and accounting process improvement projects to support the Company's strategic priorities and create global standardized system-based processes.
  • Prepare minority investor financials and support tax on tax related reporting and filing requirements.
  • Take lead role as ERP super user, assisting Assistant Controller and VP Finance with ERP structure, process, and optimization.
  • Special projects, as assigned.

Critical Competencies:
  • Possess strong analytical skills and a strong knowledge of the application of US GAAP.
  • Advanced working knowledge of foreign currency accounting is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial statement preparation, including management reporting.
  • Thorough understanding of intercompany and foreign currency transactions.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel internationally (up to 20%) required.
  • Experience with Transfer pricing strategies and / or international tax
  • Prior multinational company experience

Behavioral and Interpersonal:
  • Must be self-motivated, collaborative and results-oriented with strong teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must be comfortable partnering with staff and management and work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion and personal judgment.

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
  • Minimum five to seven years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with Transfer pricing strategies and / or international tax
  • CPA preferred.
  • Prior multinational company experience
  • Hands-on System experience highly desirable (SAP Business One), but not required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office necessary, especially Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Foreign language skills a plus, but not required.