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Senior Accounting Manager - M&A

Austin, TX 78746

Posted: 11/01/2022 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 514628 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


Senior Accounting Manager – Mergers & Acquisitions
3 Month Contract – Possible to extend/convert


Job Location: Austin, TX

Hours: Standard hours – likely to have overtime

Industry: Software Development, ERP Software

Size: Company is 4000 employees, 6-8 on Accounting/finance team

Interview Process: All virtual – 3 rounds

Must Haves: 
Bachelor’s in Accounting
CPA License

Preferred:
8+ years public accounting

Job Description:
About Us:

We’re here for the hard-working businesses that keep the world turning. They’re the companies who make, deliver, and sell the things we all need. They trust Epicor to help them do business better. Their industries are our industries, and we understand them better than anyone. By working hand-in-hand with our customers, we get to know their business almost as well as they do. Our innovative solution sets are carefully curated to fit their needs, and built to respond flexibly to their fast-changing reality. We accelerate every customer’s ambitions, whether to grow and transform, or simply become more productive and effective. That’s what makes us the essential partners for the world’s most essential businesses.

About the Role:

We are seeking a versatile finance professional to join as a key member of the Controllership’s organization, to define and execute overall strategy that will transform the Record-to-Report team into a world class industry leading organization. The Senior Accounting Manager, M&A and Strategic Projects role will lead the team in optimizing the structure, improve efficiency and accuracy of accounting processes, enhance governance and build scalable solutions for future growth. This role will also drive the M&A accounting and integration activities. The ideal candidate will act as a strategic partner for our Finance functional leadership and key decision makers in our most strategic projects, including M&As with ability to identify, define, manage and communicate value in these projects.

What You’ll Do:

•            Lead the global accounting functions in identifying and prioritizing continuous process improvement across the finance function and use cases for finance process automation

•            Independently plan, lead, and execute multiple complex accounting projects while collaborating effectively with other cross-functional teams globally, and effectively leveraging best practices and industry standards

•            Facilitate discussion of business changes and collaborate with business stakeholders and technical teams to define and document overall project goals, system and process design, deliverables, and timeline

•            Own the ongoing delivery of strategic projects including progress tracking, issue identification, escalation, resolution support, status reporting and stakeholder communication

•            Establish strong relationships within Finance, IT, Engineering, and key business partners

•            Be responsible for financial analysis during due diligence and integration of new acquisitions into our financial policies and processes, including creation of integration plan, organizing Day 1 activities, and implementing integration activities through plan completion

•            Lead team in recording acquisition related activities, including opening balance sheet and monthly activity prior to integration.

•            Perform other accounting, finance, and project management duties as assigned

•            Manage and develop professional staff

What You Need to Succeed:

•            Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

•            CPA License preferred

•            8+ years accounting experience, public accounting preferred

•            3+ years managing and developing employees

•            Advanced understanding and application knowledge of M&A accounting rules under US GAAP

•            Solid understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis including an advanced understanding of business combinations, purchase accounting, consolidation, inter-company transactions, and lease accounting

•            Knowledge of purchase accounting rules and net working capital estimates and true ups

•            Solid knowledge on internal controls and back-office process to be able to identify and correct control gaps along with identifying potential synergies

•            Ability to manage relationships in a cross functional complex environment with business organizations (Accounting, Procurement, IT, Legal, Support, Finance, etc.)

•            Understanding of business processes related to General Ledger, Close and Consolidation, Cash Management, Statutory/Secondary Ledgers, Fixed Assets, Financial Reporting, and internal control concepts

Additional Skills That Could Set You Apart:

•            Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of personnel in a large organization

•            Strong presentation skills, including ability to anticipate questions and perspectives and provide timely and well thought out answers

•            Collaborative, versatile, candid communicator, good listener with sensitivity to multiple styles and perspectives, who is able to build and foster relationships with cross functional audience

•            Experience with multi-company and multi-location environment

•            Hands-on experience with fully integrated accounting system

With almost five decades of industry experience, we are the leader in Enterprise Resource Planning.? Now is an exciting moment of transformation for our teams as we are well on our way to becoming the cloud vendor of choice.? As we work to enable a world of better business through the power of collaboration, you will have? all new opportunities? for internal mobility,? to develop and sharpen your skills, and to work interdepartmentally on a global level.
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