Senior Accountant - M&A And Technical Accounting

Sovos Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 days ago

Digital technology has forever changed business. Now, it's transforming tax. Soon, tax enforcement will be part of every business process - and every transaction. As governments go digital, financial systems and traditional tax software can't keep up. And, businesses now face escalating risk and mounting compliance costs. Sovos was built for the digital future of tax. The Sovos Intelligent Compliance Cloud Is the first complete solution for modern tax, combining tax determination, e-Invoicing compliance and tax reporting on Sovos' reliable, scalable and secure S1 Platform.

But we can't build that future alone. We need talented, driven, career-minded, fun people that want to be part of a journey that few have been on before because nobody else has done what we are doing.

The Work You'll Do

As a Senior Technical Accountant at Sovos is a key player in our M&A activity. Growth is super important here at Sovos and about half of ours comes from the acquisition of new companies (the other half is organic) all over the world. You will play a key role in the integration of these new companies - making sure that they are seamlessly and efficiently rolled into our business and accounting process. Its a super unique opportunity to be at the forefront of growth in a Global Organization. You will also be responsible for assessment of all technical accounting matters, including post-acquisition purchase accounting, integration and revenue recognition. You will interact closely with members of the finance, corporate development and legal teams, along with independent auditors to ensure accurate reporting and full compliance with all external standards. You will also have the opportunity to assist in special projects and process improvements.

More specifically, you will:

  • Apply a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure

  • Prepare reporting and consolidation to internal and external stakeholders

  • Be responsible for post-acquisition accounting, including purchase accounting and other integration related activities

  • Act as a resource for determining proper software revenue recognition for complex and/or non-standard contracts

  • Review the impact of new or proposed accounting standards, interpretations or regulations

  • Research technical accounting matters and assist in the preparation of technical accounting whitepapers as required

  • Assist with external audits, including disclosures on technical accounting topics

By assessing various technical accounting measures, you will make an important impact on our over 4,500 client base, which includes over half of the Fortune 500.

What We Need From You

  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressive professional experience with public accounting and/or software industry experience preferred

  • Experience with technical accounting, research and reporting from accounting systems

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Minimal travel required to Sovos locations and events

What Does Sovos Offer You?

The tools to grow your career both personally and professionally:

Did you know that almost 30% of our employees experienced a promotion or job change In FY2018? That can happen because growth Is serious business here at Sovos, and we have the programs In place to make sure of it, including:

  • Mentoring Programs

  • Management Bootcamps and Development Trainings

  • Yearly performance reviews where compensation and performance are assessed and rewarded generously

  • Clear paths for growth within our roles (but we know that career development can be like a spider web, not a ladder - we give you the tools to move outside of your career as well!)

The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work

  • MyTime flexible time off (no worrying about accruing time or running out of sick days - If you need time off, take It!)

  • Paid family leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Generous 401k match

  • Progressive Wellness Program

  • Company seeded and matched Health Savings Account (HSA)

The challenge of working in an emerging market and solving complex problems for our clients is a large one. Businesses are struggling to keep up with the pace, volume, and complexity of regulatory requirements. In fact, 45% of CFOs say compliance is their "biggest growth challenge." That is why over half of the Fortune 500 counts on Sovos to solve their complex business-to-government compliance challenges. Our employees work on meaningful and engaging projects that make a tangible impact on our clients' success.

Does this sound like a fit? Apply now!

Sovos is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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