Lead Accountant, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting

  • Location: Remote United States
  • Department: Financial Operations
  • Work Status: Full-time


Are you looking for a hybrid or remote work opportunity? Are you interested in a workplace that allows for flexibility in your day? Are you ready for a workplace that provides benefits that suit your needs?

As Lead Accountant, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting, you will be responsible for supporting the consolidation and internal and external financial reporting processes and Relativity’s technical accounting matters.  The Lead Accountant, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting works under general direction of the Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting, Controller, and other senior team members.

Role Responsibilities

  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for internal and external reporting in accordance with GAAP
  • Perform the monthly consolidation and consolidating schedules
  • Prepare disclosures for quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Prepare monthly expense allocations
  • Prepare ad hoc management reporting
  • Assist with research, evaluation and documentation of technical accounting matters
  • Prepare and maintain comprehensive set of accounting white papers and policies
  • Provide support to other members of the Finance team regarding accounting and financial reporting issues; respond to technical accounting inquiries and explain technical accounting matters and concepts to all levels within the company
  • Assist with accounting review for technically complex areas as part of the accounting close process to ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Lead various technical accounting areas, including equity-related accounting and maintenance of schedules
  • Stay on top of new accounting standards that impact the business and ensure that accounting policies are consistently applied
  • Support the implementation of new accounting standards and partner with other members of the Finance team to operationalize changes in accounting policies
  • Work closely with external auditors on timely resolution of technical accounting matters
  • Work closely with other members of the Finance team to facilitate the annual/quarterly US GAAP audit and annual international statutory audits with external auditors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and financial reporting requirements
  • Proficient in researching accounting and financial reporting topics
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Public company experience and SEC reporting principles and regulations preferred
  • Licensed CPA preferred
  • Detail-oriented and works well in a fast-paced environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5+ years of experience working in general corporate or public accounting (mix of both preferred)
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About Relativity

Relativity is a team of passionate people always looking to grow and make our product and customer service the best it can be. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds with different skills and life experiences—and we love and celebrate those differences. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their full, authentic selves, regardless how you identify.

So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.

Benefit Highlights:
Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
Parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers
Flexible work arrangements
Two, week-long company breaks per year
Unlimited time off
Equity program
Training investment program

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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