Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae's technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit EllieMae.com to learn more.
The role is a critical member of the Assistant Controller's staff ensuring effective business engagement in the Company's debt, equity and technical accounting and M&A activities. This role will coordinate with General Accounting, legal, FP&A, Corp Development to ensure accurate and timely financial statements and debt compliance and quality M&A evaluation and integration.
Summary of Qualifications
Technical Accounting and Accounting Policy Update and Maintenance:Review material supplier and other agreements and determine proper accounting treatments (e.g. AWS)
Monitor regulatory activities and new guidance to ensure accurate GAAP accounting
Draft and update accounting policies and procedures, maintain accounting policies ongoing in line with the business and regulatory changes
Implement new accounting pronouncements and train individuals affected
Maintain corporate procurement, disbursement and treasury policies
Equity accounting:Own accounting for all equity transactions and equity instruments including preferred stock and preferred stock dividend accounting
Review stock compensation entries
Maintain cap table
Prepare accounting analysis for new awards and/or modifications to existing awards as needed
Debt Accounting and TreasuryOwn accounting for debt
Maintain cash burn calculations and cash forecast
Manage cash balances, interest rate locks, credit line drawdowns/paymentsCoordinate and review debt compliance packages
Manage operating/commercial banking relationships and account structure
Maintain the Company's investment policy
Work with FP&A and Accounting to forecast cash needs and invest excess cash in accordance with our investment policy to maximize investment earnings
Maintain bank user and payment administration, approve wires
Accounting lead for M&ACoordinate confirmatory accounting due diligence
Coordinate and/or prepare Quality of Earnings CalculationsCoordinate entity valuation and purchase price accounting process, and record entries
Lead accounting integration activities, report plans and progress to M&A PMOPrepare periodic impairment analyses
Basic Skills and Qualifications
8 10 years general accounting experience with emphasis on technical accounting
CPA, Big 4 accounting firm experience a must
Technical accounting expertise in the areas of business combinations, equity and stock compensation, goodwill and asset valuation/impairment, lease accounting, etc.
Experience and ability to analyze and implement new accounting standards a must
Treasury management and debt accounting experience a plus
Ability to analyze volumes of information and summarize into cohesive positions and polices that can be understood by non-accounting members is preferred
M&A diligence and valuation experience a plus
Excellent communication and organizational skills required to interact with peers and teammates for cross functional alignment
Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.
Ellie Mae, Inc.