Job Title:

Contract – Director of Financial Reporting/Technical Accounting

Job Location:

San Jose, California

Job Compensation:


Job Description:

Our client, a $2B multinational technology company in North San Jose, is looking for a contract Director of Financial Reporting/Technical Accounting to assist their accounting team.


  • Monitor the activities of all accounting standards to ensure timely identification of emerging accounting pronouncements
  • Lead the quarterly GAAP and SEC updates with senior management
  • Understand and provide interpretation of new accounting pronouncements to assist management in assessing financial and operational implications
  • Support the implementation of new accounting standards across functional teams within the company where applicable
  • Review contracts and agreements, research relevant accounting guidance, recommend accounting and disclosure requirements for complex non-routine transactions, including but not limited to the areas of business combination, share-based compensation, and leases
  • Prepare technical accounting memorandums for significant transactions and support the review process with finance management and external auditors
  • Support the external reporting team to ensure proper implementation of new accounting pronouncements
  • Participate in the review of quarterly and annual SEC filings
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statement disclosures in times of high seasonal demand or in areas with increased complexity
  • Support various accounting teams with the drafting and review of any new accounting policies or updates of existing policies


  • Bachelor or higher degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA, or equivalent qualification with US GAAP experience
  • 10 + years in public accounting or corporate SEC experience
  • Experience in researching and documenting new accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of issues
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Our Firm:

Murdock Martell, Inc. is a leading financial consulting and recruiting firm that provides solutions to established and emerging growth companies. We represent some of the strongest companies in the Bay Area with an emphasis in technology and life sciences start-ups.

Job Skills:


Education Requirements:

Bachelor or higher degree in accounting or finance

Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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