Chief Accounting Officer
Posted on 2/3/2023
Veeva Systems

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud computing services for pharmaceutical companies.
Company Overview
Veep's mission is to help R&D, quality, and regulatory teams eliminate inefficiencies and bring high-quality, safe, sustainable products to market without compromising quality. The company builds cloud-based tools for pharmaceutical research.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Finance & Banking
  • Currently in a Corporate Controller or Chief Accounting Officer role
  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant
  • SaaS or Technology Service industry experience
  • Experience in building and leading large global teams
  • Strong communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible in thought and approach
  • Lead a global team of 100+ finance professionals in all aspects of accounting to ensure accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Key fiduciary of the Company
  • Responsible for ensuring an effective system of global internal controls and SOX compliance, accurate financial disclosures, and timely regulatory filings
  • Responsible for the global accounting team and international accounting operations
  • Manage the relationship with external auditors to ensure efficient annual audits and quarterly reviews
  • Responsible for leading Audit Committee interactions, planning, and meeting execution
  • Support the SEC reporting team in the review of the 10-Q, 10-K, and other relevant SEC filings
  • Ability to research and deeply understand complex accounting areas (revenue recognition, tax, etc.)
  • Partner cross-functionally with IT, Legal, Treasury, FP&A, and Employee Success to support the success of the business
  • Work closely with the CFO and Finance leadership team to continue to scale end-to-end business processes, systems, and financial controls in support of the future growth of the Company. This includes leading, evaluating, and executing on global initiatives
  • Support M&A in the areas of due diligence and post-merger integration activities
Desired Qualifications
  • Scaling systems and processes
  • International and domestic tax knowledge