Manager I, Accounting & Reporting

Sep 09, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

You will report to a Senior Tax Manager and perform the below responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

You will lead a team of two direct reports, and perform the following:

  • Financial Statement preparation and reporting, including global profit and loss, balance sheet & cash flow statements
  • Accounting partnership with multiple teams including Marketing, People Experience and Studios
  • Support the Investor Relations, SEC and FP&A teams through quarterly earnings cycle
  • Subject matter expert for Controllership on reporting tools and environments


  • Monthly review, analysis and preparation of financial statements and supplementary schedules (revenue, gross margin, operating expenses, balance sheet including supplementals & cash flow) versus forecast & prior period actuals
  • Present financial statements & related schedules to Chief Accounting Officer and finance leadership team at global close meetings
  • Guide the monthly/quarterly review meetings for gross profit/operating expense with relevant teams (e.g., Studios, Marketing, Corporate functions, etc.)
  • Ownership of quarterly earnings/audit cycle for Controllership team, which includes:
    • Preparation and management of the externally published downloadable model, press tables, applicable Investor Relations slides, and review of the earnings script
    • Preparation and management of the KPMG analytics for profit and loss and operating expenses
    • Organize and support the annual 401K audit
    • Controllership Subject Matter Expert (SME) on reporting environments (HFM, Snowflake) and tools (Power BI)


  • Cultivate and maintain partnerships with FP&A and the business (including Marketing, People Experience, Information Technology and Studios)
  • Manage contract reviews for agreements exceeding $1M
  • Perform reviews on all other relevant, material contractual agreements to determine proper accounting recognition and guidance on future amounts in the plan/forecast
  • Manage accounting for accruals, reclasses and prepaids for items that meet policy or have a material impact to actuals
  • Oversee accounting for all ongoing internally generated intangibles projects
  • Design and implement processes for new and ad hoc transactions as they arise
  • Prepare, maintain, and review reconciliations in cadency tool for the balance sheet accounts
  • Train/onboard new FP&A partners in accounting treatment of the recognition and classification of transactions specifically expense and assets/liabilities
  • Accounting ownership of bonus (US), severance (WW/US), 401K (US), relocation (WW) and sabbatical (WW)

Technical skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field (CPA Preferred)
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting/financial & systems experience
  • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting and reporting
  • Knowledge of financial systems and dataflows between operations and finance
  • Building relationships with key business partners and leaders, and external auditors
  • Previous supervisory / team management experience
  • Experience with HFM/Oracle/Power BI/Cadency or other relevant systems
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