GitLab Senior International Reporting Accountant

Posted on September 30th, 2019

This position is remote, based in North America.

GitLab is looking for an essential member who can play an integral role in financial reporting, our external audit, coordination with local service providers for each of our entities, and more with a proven ability to work independently and keep up with a fast paced environment. You will help us create a highly efficient, world class accounting and reporting function. We expect you will know your way around GAAP principles, financial statements and be a proven problem solver.

Responsibilities

  • Support the external audit processes, working directly with the external auditors and internal team members from Technical Accounting and Accounting Operations.
  • Collaborate with local service providers for each operating entity to ensure compliance with statutory and tax reporting.
  • Support the efficient, accurate, and timely production of consolidated financial statements.
  • Perform tasks as needed to support the possibility of a public filing, which would include Form S-1 and the related subsequent SEC reporting requirements including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and Proxy filings.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 key controls in the financial areas of responsibility, as applicable.
  • Assist with monitoring the need for business process improvements and assist with the design processes, procedures, and reporting enhancements to improve financial and operational processes.
  • Support the design and implementation of new policies and procedures related to audit requirements and business activities.
  • Assist with preparation of reports and presentations for Board of Directors and Audit Committee meetings.
  • Respond to inquiries from the CFO, Controller, and company wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Work with and support the accounting team in day-to-day activities, special projects, and workflow process improvements.
  • Support overall department goals and objectives.
  • This position reports to the Accounting and External Reporting Manager.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience in public accounting, preferably with a large firm, and/or in financial reporting at a US public company
  • Experience with SEC companies required. Public accounting experience must include working on SEC clients.
  • Software company experience preferred
  • IPO experience preferred
  • Some tax experience preferred but not required
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP principles
  • Experience with Netsuite or other big ERP system preferred but not required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and/or Google Docs and Sheets
  • Experience working with international subsidiaries, including statutory reporting requirements, strongly preferred
  • Flexible to meet changing priorities and the ability to prioritize workload to achieve on time accurate results
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Successful completion of a background check.

Hiring Process

Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find her/his job title on our team page.

  • Selected candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with our Global Recruiters
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 45 minute interview with our Accounting and External Reporting Manager
  • Candidates will then be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with our Senior Technical Accounting Manager
  • Candidates will then be invited to schedule a 30 minute peer interview with our Senior Accounting Manager
  • A Final 30 minute interview will be conducted with our Accounting and External Reporting Manager

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

Compensation

To view the full job description and its compensation calculator, view our handbook. The compensation calculator can be found towards the bottom of the page.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

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