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


Job Date: 

Fri, 11/10/2017 (All day)

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