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Manager, Technical Accounting & Reporting



IT, Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Get to know Okta

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

Manager, Technical Accounting & Reporting

Okta is seeking a top tier candidate to tackle the Company’s SEC reporting, technical accounting and ad-hoc projects within the technical accounting and SEC reporting group. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, self-motivated team player with a very strong working knowledge of U.S. GAAP, SEC regulations and internal controls and who thrives in an exciting environment with minimal supervision. This role is an individual contributor reporting to the Senior Director of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting. This is a Bay Area based role that requires periodic attendance in our San Francisco headquarters

What you’ll be doing

  • Review and assist with the timely and accurate preparation of all external financial reports, including those filed with the SEC on Form 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, ensuring financial statements are in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC guidelines.
  • Assist with preparation / review of all supporting schedules and tie-outs, ensuring that all processes are in compliance with SOX.
  • Assist with preparation / review of relevant materials and presentations consistent with SEC filings, including analyst presentations and other materials where necessary.
  • Assist with preparation / review of certain sections of GAAP disclosure checklists with a focus on accuracy and continuous improvement.
  • Assist with all aspects of Okta’s ESG reporting including data validation, completeness and accuracy of source data and requirements for Okta under the various reporting frameworks that may be applicable to the business
  • Coordination of the overall financial statement and internal control audit, including assessment of identified findings, with external auditors
  • Research and document accounting implications of significant routine transactions, including identification, assessment, and documentation activities on topics such as financial instruments, leases, earnings per share and other investments and proactively and effectively manage external auditor review process.
  • Assist with the accounting and finance workstream for mergers and acquisition due diligence in conjunction with the business development team and assist with post-acquisition purchase accounting and valuation efforts with specialists.
  • Coordinate and draft new disclosures and other updates to SEC filings based on new transactions and other management driven changes.
  • Assist with preparation of Disclosure Committee and Audit Committee materials and monitor progress against reporting cycle deadlines as needed.
  • Participate in the design, preparation, and completion of internal financial reports and review supporting month-end financial reporting to the CAO and CFO.
  • Continuously work to enhance and streamline reporting processes and controls and ensure proper execution and updates of external reporting SOX controls.
  • Document and assist in the review of the company’s accounting policy manual, including development and documentation of updates and other new accounting policies as needed.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as necessary.

What you’ll bring to the role

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 6+ years relevant work experience; Big 4 experience is required including direct experience on external reporting and technical accounting responsibilities. National office experience a plus
  • High-tech industry experience preferred, but not required.
  • Experience solving, documenting, and appropriately communicating complex technical accounting issues
  • Previous experience with Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form S-8, Form S-3, proxy statements, prospectuses, etc.
  • Understanding of ESG reporting under the various regulatory requirements a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience with NetSuite and Workiva a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities, and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Exhibits pride of ownership and sets and adheres to uncompromising quality standards for deliverables
  • Keen analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization, from clerical staff to executives, and manage relationships with external parties

Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit: https://rewards.okta.com/us.

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between: $128,000$192,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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