Manager, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting | LivePerson | $115k-$135k | Remote (United States)

Manager, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting | LivePerson | $115k-$135k | Remote (United States)

115,000 - 135,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: August 9, 2024
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Job Description

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) is a Conversational AI company creating digital experiences that are Curiously Human. Every person is unique, and our technology makes it possible for companies, including leading brands like HSBC, Orange, and GM Financial, to treat their audiences that way at scale. Nearly a billion conversational interactions are powered by our Conversational Cloud each month.

You’ll be successful at LivePerson if you are excited to build something from the ground up. You excel by finding daily opportunities to grow at the same pace as the technology we’re building, and you build partnerships that improve our business. Likewise, you’re someone who sees feedback as a chance to learn and grow and believe decisions powered by data are the norm. You care about the wellbeing of others and yourself.

Overview:

Reporting to the Senior Director, Technical and Operational Accounting, the Manager, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting will manage the external financial reporting process while performing technical accounting responsibilities.

You will:

  • Write technical and operational accounting position memos. 
  • Perform technical accounting research and assessments over new and/or complex transactions, new accounting standards, or changes to existing policies (e.g., acquisitions, accounting for debt, lease accounting, equity grants.) and associated external audit activities.
  • Manage stock-based compensation accounting process. 
  • Review monthly and quarterly internal financial reporting packages and assess it for external reporting purposes. 
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly Cash Flow Statement and collaborate with operational accounting and Treasury teams on current cash flow position.
  • Assist with goodwill and other long-lived assets impairment assessments.
  • Work with the junior team members to establish goals and objectives. Monitor and advise on the progress against these goals and objectives to enhance professional development.
  • Manage the external financial reporting process, including preparing SEC Forms 10-Q and 10-K, review supporting schedules underlying the financial information.
  • Prepare other SEC reports, as required, including, but not limited to: Form 4, Proxy statement, 8-K, and S-8 filings.
  • Prepare the quarterly and annual U.S. GAAP disclosure checklist.
  • Assist in the review of investor communications, including quarterly earnings releases and investor presentations.
  • Coordinate with various groups, including the accounting, finance, legal and internal audit teams to identify improvements and efficiencies across the entire financial reporting process.
  • Assist in at hoc projects focused on automation and process improvements in the accounting department. 

You have:

  • 6-8+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Active CPA license required.
  • Big 4 or other large public accounting firm experience required.
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting standards.
  • Analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems.
  • Familiarity with Workiva reporting software is a big plus.
  • Willingness to learn quickly and adapt to a high growth environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Confident and polished interpersonal skills with willingness to engage with senior management and inter-departmental leaders.
  • Strong Excel skills (formula design, pivot tables, charts).
  • Experience with and/or ability to manage and develop staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent. 

Benefits:

The salary range for this role will be between $115,000 to $135,000 USD. Final compensation will be determined by a variety of factors, including, but not limited to your location, skills, experience, education, and/or professional certifications. During the phone screening, your recruiter will provide the location-specific salary range for this role. Regardless of your personal situation or where you are in the world, LivePerson offers comprehensive and great benefits programs to meet your needs:

  • Health: medical, dental, vision and wellbeing
  • Time away: Public holidays and discretionary PTO package for flexible days off with manager approval
  • Financial: 401K, ESPP, Basic life and AD&D insurance, long-term and short-term disability
  • Family: parental leave, maternity support, fertility services
  • Development: tuition reimbursement
  • Additional: 24/7 access to professional counselors, voluntary insurance coverage, exclusive perks and discounts
  • #LI-Remote

Why you’ll love working here:

Your entrepreneurial spirit will be supported. We love team members who chase down their big ideas, become experts, help colleagues, and own their work. These four company values guide our continued, holistic growth as individuals, as teams, and as a global organization. And to further make our point, let’s just say we’re very proud to be on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies and Newsweek’s list of most-loved workplaces. 

Belonging at LivePerson

At LivePerson, people from diverse backgrounds come together to make an impact and be their authentic selves. One way we share and connect is through our employee resource groups such as: Live In Color, LP Proud, and Women In Tech. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

We are committed to the accessibility needs of applicants and employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should inform their recruiting contact upon initial connection.