Senior Manager of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed

GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Senior Manager of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting position.

What You Will Do:

The role will be responsible for GoPro's overall compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, internal and external reporting, and audit requirements
This includes the filing of SEC forms 10-Q and 10-K, compliance with XBRL requirements, and preparation and review of press releases
In addition, this position will be responsible for technical accounting research, accounting memo preparation, new standard implementation, and maintenance of SOX controls related to financial reporting
Ensure financial statements are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Responsible for all timely and accurate external reporting, including primary responsibility of 10-Q and10-K and significant input to proxy and press release
Evaluate business transactions for proper accounting treatment and maintain the internal controls over financial reporting
Implement new accounting policies and procedures to respond to changes in internal policies, SEC/GAAP, and SOX 404 requirements
Draft technical memos, research papers and accounting positions
Key interface with external auditors on technical accounting positions
Provide on-going technical training for the accounting organization
Provide technical accounting direction to GoPro's foreign entities
Collaborate with the Corporate Controller to develop and maintain GoPro's financial accounting policies and standards
Provide a high level of customer service within finance and to non-finance business partners
Skills We’re Stoked About:

Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA
The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations, FASB pronouncements and EITFs
8+ years of experience, including a mix of Big 4 Public accounting and private industry experience
Strong knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations, FASB pronouncements, EITFs etc.
Prior experience in active drafting and preparing of SEC filings including XBRL tagging
Preferred experience with cost accounting, manufacturing and equity related accounting matters
Working knowledge and experience with Workiva (aka – Wdesk)
Strong execution, follow-up and attention to detail
Commitment to process improvement and the ability to think out of the box
Very strong leadership experience, including excellent communication and interpersonal skills
A team player, adept at building relationships across the organization
Able to keep deadlines at a fast pace without losing accuracy
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmers market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!

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