• Senior Manager Technical Accounting

    Akamai Technologies, Inc.Cambridge, MA 02238

    Job #1693007291

  • Would you like to join a team of accounting professionals managing accounting activities for Akamai?

    Do you enjoy being a trusted partner?

    Join our Global Accounting Team!

    Our multi-national accounting team is responsible for reporting Akamais results on a monthly and quarterly basis in accordance with US GAAP. We collaborate across the organization to gain an in-depth knowledge of the business to deliver accurate, timely results.

    Partner with the best

    You will be responsible for accounting for Akamais non-routine and complex events and transactions. Partnering with the corporate development team and companys third-party experts to perform diligence of acquisition targets and lead purchase accounting. This is a highly visible position within the finance organization and requires comfort with authoritative and interpretative accounting guidance and communicating conclusions reached.

    As a Senior Manager Technical Accounting, you will be responsible for:

    • Analyzing accounting issues and preparing memorandums based on research and analysis and interpretative guidance documenting on relevant issues, facts and conclusions

    • Working cross functionally with key stakeholders across the organization to identify and properly account for transactions

    • Monitoring the development of new accounting standards and lead implementation of the new standards

    • Complying with (SOX) controls for direct areas of responsibility and support overall SOX compliance

    • Managing and helping develope team members

    Do what you love

    To be successful in this role you will:

    • Have 8 years of experience and CPA / Master's degree in Accounting

    • Have public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred)

    • Be experienced working in a public company matrix environment, tech preferred

    • Have robust knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules

    • Have the ability to clear, concisely and accurately research, document and communicate technical accounting matters

    • Demonstrate a track record of working with large global enterprises to deliver accurate accounting

    Work in a way that works for you

    We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

    We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

    Working with us

    At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

    Working for you

    At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

    • Your health

    • Your finances

    • Your family

    • Your time at work

    • Your time pursuing other endeavors

    Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

    About us

    Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

    Join us

    Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

    Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.