Senior Manager, Accounting at Anaplan
San Francisco, CA, US

Anaplan is looking to hire a highly effective Senior Manager to help scale our accounting team as we continue to grow. This is a crucial role that will oversee the general accounting operations in a fast paced and evolving environment. This role will be responsible for leading the month-end close process, preparation of flux analysis for the CFO, technical accounting, automating existing processes, SOX compliance control execution and quarterly / annual audit process, as well as identifying and driving project-based work to provide process efficiencies for the general ledger team. The candidate should expect to leverage current skillsets while also focusing on learning quickly and adding value to the current processes. This role will be reporting to the Director of Accounting.

What you will do:

Manage global month-end close and consolidation process, including review of journal entries, accounting reconciliations and preparing and reviewing financial reporting and flux analysis.

Collaborate with business partners to improve existing processes and obtain required financial information

Develop and mentor accounting staff to build their professional career and maximize potential

Lead daily general ledger operations for the majority of financial statement processes

Lead ad hoc projects, including technical accounting memo preparation/review

Manage the external audit, including preparation and ongoing support

Perform special, ad-hoc projects in Accounting/Finance as requested

Perform technical accounting on research and the preparation of accounting memos and business process documentation such as business combinations and ASC 842

Ensuring compliance with key controls & accurate GAAP reporting and fulfilling internal and external reporting requirements

Assist in the preparation and review of disclosures

Support scaling our processes through automation by working on system implementations and enhancements, including the utilization of Anaplan for the accounting team

 You have:

7 plus years of experience in Accounting, including Big 4 with a degree in Accounting/Finance (CPA or MBA preferred)

Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with minimal daily direction from management to accomplish objectives and deadlines

Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to both technical and non-technical partners

Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done

Technical knowledge of GAAP/SEC accounting and reporting requirements

Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills – must have significant experience in Microsoft applications; Workday and Anaplan experience is a plus

What we offer:

A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work/life balance.

Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.

Flexible working, catered lunches, a fully stocked kitchen and plenty of parties & events.

A range of sports, health and wellbeing initiatives.

3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.

Do you align with Anaplan’s Values?

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About Anaplan

We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day. 

We’re addressing a $100B/year problem that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mold, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems. Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time.

With +1,500+ customers and 175+ partners globally, Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press agree—Anaplan is changing the way the world does business.

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