Technical Accounting

Practice Area: Accounting & Finance


Accretive Solutions is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial professional services organization with offices across the United States.  To accelerate our projected growth, we are recruiting a Sr. Director of Technical Accounting for our Mountain View or San Francisco office.


Join our team and be part of a growing and successful professional services firm providing consulting in the areas of accounting and finance, business technology, and enterprise governance with local offices in Northern California.


  • This position will be responsible for serving as a technical accounting advisor to both our internal team and our clients.
  • Assist clients and consultants with technical accounting issues including detailed review of contracts and transactions for accounting implications and compliance with GAAP.
  • Consultation and research will require an emphasis on SEC reporting, equity accounting, purchase accounting, restructurings, and impairments. A solid understanding of revenue recognition is also helpful.
  • Assist clients with SEC reporting, including IPO and secondary offering support, 10-K and 10-Q filings, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Develop and provide training seminars to consultants on recent accounting pronouncements, SEC reporting regulations, and emerging issues.
  • Provide guidance in maintaining the company’s intranet site which serves as a resource to consultants in researching accounting issues and best practices.


  • Controller level or above
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • CPA with Big 4 experience (manager or higher level preferred)
  • Public accounting and private industry experience
  • Extensive, up-to-date Technical Accounting knowledge
  • Comprehensive SEC reporting and accounting policy experience
  • Revenue Recognition, including multiple-element arrangements and contract analysis (hands-on and can manage the process)
  • Stock-based compensation, experience with Liability vs. Equity issues a plus
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to research various technical accounting issues, propose appropriate treatments, and discuss at audit-partner level
  • Master’s degree in Accounting preferred


Corporate Statement: 

On December 4th, 2017, Accretive Solutions was acquired by RGP. This job is an RGP position.

RGP is a professional services firm dedicated to providing people and perspectives to solve business challenges. As a provider of high-value, on-demand solutions aimed at our client’s most critical initiatives, we live and work within our clients' countries, cultures and languages, helping local business leaders and their global operating teams attain strategic objectives.

With experience across many disciplines including, finance and accounting, information management, human capital, supply chain management, legal and internal audit, we help companies address complex situations on the inside of business. Working alongside the client team, we solve problems, execute, and transfer knowledge. In other words, we help get the internal work done, while building the team's capability to change and operate in brand new ways.

RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big 4 firm and today we are a publicly-traded company (NASDAQ: RECN). Our 3,000+ professionals, from more than 70 practice offices, serve over 2,100 clients in 66 countries. RGP has been recognized on multiple occasions by Forbes as one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.

Job Date: 

Thu, 05/24/2018 (All day)

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