Corporate Accounting Manager
Posted on 2/9/2024
Alation

501-1,000 employees

Data analytics for enterprises
Company Overview
Alation is a hyper-growth startup leading the Machine Learning Data Catalog space with an innovative product, passionate customers, and a team of people all working towards a common goal: to change the way people work with data.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$319.7M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

Redwood City, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

30%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
NetSuite
Sales
Communications
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Accounting
Sales & Account Management
Requirements
  • BS or BA in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience, preferably with 2+ years in the software industry
  • CPA and public accounting experience preferred
  • Detailed understanding of GAAP, with technical accounting skills in equity, share-based compensation expense (ASC 718), and sales commissions
  • Experience with managing people with a track record for coaching and development
  • Working knowledge in NetSuite, Workday, FloQast
  • Excellent organizational and verbal / written communication skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
Responsibilities
  • Partner with the Payroll and HR team to ensure completeness and accuracy of compensation expense and related month-end accrual journal entries (bonus, payroll, payroll taxes, 401k, and other benefits, etc)
  • Partner with the Stock Admin team to analyze and prepare journal entries for stock-based compensation expenses (ASC 718) and other equity-related transactions
  • Partner with the Commissions team to review and prepare journal entries for sales commission expense, month-end accruals, and capitalization (ASC 606)
  • Partner with the International accounting teams to ensure completeness of all employee-related costs on a consolidated level
  • Prepare account reconciliations for the compensation and equity-related accounts, including the equity roll-forward
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements (cash flow, shareholders’ equity)
  • Review and prepare monthly variance analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts for management review
  • Work with the accounting team and business partners to continuously optimize and streamline the month-end close process
  • Assess, develop, and enhance the Company’s accounting policies and procedures related to compensation accounting
  • Partner with the NetSuite admin team on the implementation of system enhancements and reporting initiatives to enhance ongoing automation
  • Perform other ad hoc processes and projects as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with NetSuite, Workday, FloQast
  • CPA and public accounting experience