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Senior Accountant, Technical & Financial Reporting

BigCommerce

BigCommerce

IT, Accounting & Finance
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

Senior Accountant, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting

Austin, Texas

BigCommerce’s (BC) mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

We are seeking a Senior Accountant, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting to join our Accounting team to lead the preparation of required internal and external reporting. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for tracking changes to accounting rules and regulations that may impact BC’s business and for designing and implementing new standards accordingly. They will also be responsible for maintaining accurate accounting of BC’s equity compensation, and for participating in projects and audits as needed.

What You’ll Do:

  • Preparation of the monthly, quarterly, and annual GAAP external and internal financial reporting
  • Monitors the development and applicability of emerging accounting and reporting rules being deliberated by regulatory bodies
  • Participates in determining the accounting impact, reporting implications and implementation of new accounting standards
  • Reconciliation of equity compensation database
  • Manages accounting and reporting for assigned areas, including but not limited to, stock-based compensation, earnings per share, intangibles, goodwill
  • Supports aspects of the annual external audit, preparation of supporting documentation in response to external auditor requests
  • Supports special projects as needed
  • Perform ad-hoc technical accounting research and provide guidance to technical accounting team Assist in the preparation of technical accounting memos
  • Supports compliance the Company’s 404 program in direct areas of responsibility

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, required
  • CPA, or in the process of obtaining CPA is required
  • 3+ years of experience, public accounting required
  • Will consider straight from public accounting
  • Public company experience
  • Detail and deadline oriented, highly motivated
  • Ability to establish and build relationships with geographically dispersed team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with SOX

INDSP

Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range (or have the minimum apply to them), but rather, the exact salary will be dependent on the successful candidate’s location, relevant knowledge, skills, and qualifications.
Targeted salary range
$76,700$129,700 USD
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at https://careers.bigcommerce.com.