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Manager, Corporate Accounting, M&A

Autodesk

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Job Requisition ID #

22WD60499

Position Overview

As a member of the Corporate Accounting team, the candidate will have ownership of several technical areas of accounting and be in charge of special projects. You will focus on M&A in addition to other accounting areas like stock based compensation and accruals. The candidate will liaise directly with our entire Finance organization including FP&A, Tax, Treasury, Revenue Operations, Sales and Division Finance, Procurement, Payroll and External Reporting. The candidate will also be integral to driving process improvements throughout the accounting function. The ideal candidate has corporate accounting experience in a global company with the ability to produce work of a high quality and initiate process improvements. The position will be located in the Bay Area(San Rafael/San Francisco) and will report to the Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting.

As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In addition to designers, architects, engineers, and media and entertainment professionals, Autodesk helps students, educators, and casual creators unlock their creative ideas through user-friendly applications.

Responsibilities

  • Manage accounting for the following areas: mergers & acquisitions, stock based compensation and other employee benefits, accruals, and management reserves
  • Manage a team
  • Draft technical accounting memos as required
  • Lead quarter-end Close meetings
  • Manage BlackLine configuration, optimize usage and implement new modules as required
  • Liaise with our external auditors for both quarterly and annual periods
  • Analyze fluctuations in the Company’s balance sheet on a quarterly basis and present explanations for significant variances to senior management
  • Review general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries and other analysis to support the consolidated financial statements
  • Work closely with division and geo finance teams to ensure corporate accounting policies are properly followed and periodic reporting requirements are met
  • Analyze technical accounting issues and provide guidance to the Finance community, as required
  • Help motivate and support staff development which includes providing on-going coaching and mentoring as well as supporting Autodesk career development initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8-10 years of experience is required with at least 4 years in public accounting (Big 4 preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA qualification required
  • Working knowledge of consolidation and ERP systems (SAP preferred)
  • Experience with BlackLine a plus
  • Experience in managing small teams and strong leadership skills in motivating staff
  • An excellent knowledge of US GAAP and awareness of current accounting pronouncements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to explain complex accounting concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Candidate must be process-oriented with the ability to critically review current procedures and policies and recommend and implement changes
  • Ability to work well in a team and demonstrate strong leadership qualities with motivating staff
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work overtime during peak times such as quarter-end

At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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