Manager – Technical Accounting

Posted on 4/23/2024

Diligent Corporation

Diligent Corporation

1,001-5,000 employees

Offers comprehensive GRC and ESG platform

Compensation Overview

$130k - $145kAnnually

+ Flexible work environment + Comprehensive health benefits + Generous time off policy + Wellness programs


Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA required
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and financial reporting requirements
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive accounting experience, Big 4 and SaaS industry experience preferred
  • Experience working with modern software and systems, particularly NetSuite, is preferred
  • Experienced with accounting concepts related to international accounting and mergers and acquisitions is strongly preferred
  • Proven ability working cross-functionally and cross-geography with diverse groups
  • Strong written and oral communication and ability to relate and communicate effectively across all levels of staff inside and outside the department
  • Hands-on, energetic, organized, team player with proven ability to adapt quickly in a changing environment and facilitate change, multitask effectively and work independently
  • Ability to prioritize projects, quickly determine the requirements to accomplish them, and analyze the processes to figure out how to simplify, automate, and improve them for increased efficiency
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information and a sense of strong business ethics
  • Diagnose and resolve complex technical accounting issues quickly & accurately, ensure proper treatment in the financial statements, and document accounting positions in memorandums
  • Own the financial statement close for equity, transfer pricing, business combinations, and other non-routine processes
  • Maintain the Company’s technical accounting policies and ensure compliance globally
  • Assist in preparation and documentation of the entire stock option lifecycle, including issuing grants, processing exercises and forfeitures as well as accounting for share-based compensation
  • Primary user and business owner for certain financial systems, including Certent for share-based compensation and LeaseAccelerator for lease accounting
  • Participate in all compliance related matters, including but not limited to, yearly financial statement audit, statutory audits, tax provision and tax return
  • Support M&A activity, including the accounting for business combinations and integration activities for acquired businesses
  • Liaise with the revenue team, ensuring proper compliance with ASC 606 and validating revenue rules for new products and services
  • Stay up to date on new accounting pronouncements and lead the implementation of necessary changes in accounting policies and practices
  • Document internal controls over financial reporting by performing walkthroughs, including identifying risks and controls, for all significant accounts & processes
  • Perform ad-hoc projects as assigned

Diligent Corporation offers a comprehensive GRC platform that integrates governance, risk, compliance, and ESG data, providing automated workflows and centralized compliance management. The platform is designed to empower leaders with informed decision-making and accountability through its robust ESG reporting solution.

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Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth