Commissions Accounting Manager


April 28, 2021

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Job Category
Finance and Operations
Job Details
As a Manager in the Corporate Accounting group you will be a leader on the Commissions Accounting team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Salesforce is looking for candidates with experience leading people, reviewing month-end close journal entries, executing controls, implementing process/system improvements, ensuring SOX compliance, preparing schedules to support monthly/quarterly reviews, quarterly audit and the 10Q & 10K reporting process and documenting accounting positions.
Exceptional candidates will be critical thinkers who can manage the close process, effectively present findings and business insight to Senior Management and welcome special projects to streamline Salesforce processes.
  • Knowledge of ASC 340-40 (IFRS 15), Contracts with Customers, and capitalized commissions
  • Lead the month-end close by validating accruals, reviewing account reconciliations, journal entries, reserve models, and conducting fluctuation analyses
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP standards, SOX controls and documentation
  • Work directly with our internal and external audit teams to support the audit, by providing supporting audit schedules, evidence, and process overview
  • Identify and implement continuous process improvement initiatives to the accounting processes including reconciliation of data, reporting, and analysis
  • Manage a diverse team at various levels and across various locations to accomplish tasks accurately and within specified deadlines
  • Help build and develop the team and mentor, educate, and review the work of other supporting members of the accounting team
  • Manage and prepare schedules to support monthly reviews, quarterly audit, 10Q and 10K financial reporting process
  • Drive special projects through to completion

Experience/Skills Required:
  • 6+ years total experience in accounting and public accounting (ideal candidate will have accounting firm and corporate experience)
  • CPA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Prior management experience is required
  • Experience with Oracle or other large ERP required, (Oracle R12 and Salesforce is a plus)
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills (e.g. complex formula & VLOOKUP experience) and ability to work with large volumes of transactional data
  • Solid understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Looking for the ideal candidate with a combination of strong communication, organization, and partnering skills in conjunction with technical accounting experience

Experience/Skills Preferred:
  • Work experience from a Big 4 audit firm
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to think through new situations and evaluate data, draw valid conclusions, and effectively present information to management
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and at various levels within a company

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