Director of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting


Palo Alto, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 01/05/2021
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  • Company Address: 171 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

About Enjoy

Enjoy is a new company intended to reinvent the way people buy and experience the products that matter most to them.

Job Description

About Enjoy.

Enjoy is the next generation of the retail store. We pride ourselves on delivering a new kind of buying experience and our friendly Customer Experience Experts bring the best of the store directly to you. We offer same-day delivery for today’s premiere mobile devices with additional help and setup. Best of’s free!

Each year we grow, reaching a total of 50 locations in 2018, with more expansion on the horizon. Needless to say, it’s an ambitious undertaking which requires a spirit of winning together and a strong growth mindset. We value people who choose kindness and are obsessed with delivering amazing experiences. We are helping today’s premier companies navigate the shift from brick and mortar to online commerce that delivers a first-rate experience to the experience obsessed. Enjoy delivers speed, kindness, and an outstanding value.

Enjoy is founded and led by Ron Johnson, former head of Apple Retail. Alongside is an executive team from leading retail, technology, and design organizations such as Apple, Facebook, and Amazon

About the Role.
The Director of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting will report to the Corporate Controller. This position will be responsible for laying the groundwork for the company’s preparedness towards creating external filings, technical accounting and revenue practices working directly with the corporate accounting team. This is a great opportunity for someone to build an external reporting and compliance function from the ground up.
Duties & Responsibilities.
  • Lead the company’s efforts towards developing external financial reporting capability.
  • Manage the review process with internal stakeholders, external auditors and counsel of quarterly and annual external reporting filings and financial information relating to other earnings release material.
  • Perform research and write position papers on technical accounting and reporting matters in compliance with US GAAP and external reporting regulations. Also will work with third party providers to assist with technical accounting matters.
  • Formulate processes and procedures for gathering information for financial disclosures and reporting such as working with the accounting team to gather information needed for disclosure in quarterly and annual filings and working with payroll, stock administration and HR to gather information needed for reporting and disclosure.
  • Prepare supporting documents for company’s external reporting and work with external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits to ensure timely review and finalization of company filings.
  • Own management of the company’s external reporting calendar and schedule and act as the primary coordinator with all stakeholders to ensure smooth and timely filings. This will include working with internal stakeholders and external parties to ensure review comments are gathered and incorporated into the Company’s filings and following up with such parties to close out comments and questions to ensure accurate and timely filings.
  • Complete external reporting and GAAP checklists and review xbrl tagging
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum eight years of work experience including 5 years of public accounting experience combined with 3 years of direct industry experience with SEC reporting (Regulation S-X and S-K) and preparation of financial statements and footnotes of public companies.
  • If coming from straight public accounting must have led at least three liquidity events in last couple years (e.g. IPO, Direct Listing, SPAC)
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC Regulations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills and the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and bring projects to completion.
  • Prior experience working with internal stakeholders and external auditors in relation to SEC filings.
  • Ability to research and write technical position papers on accounting and reporting matters.
  • Experience working on SEC reporting platforms such as Active Disclosure and Workiva WDesk and GL systems - Oracle.

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This job description is not intended as a comprehensive or exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications necessary for the position described herein. The duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of the position are subject to change without notice.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks and drug screens prior to start date. Enjoy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local, state, and federal laws and Fair Chance Ordinances.

As an equal opportunity employer, Enjoy is proud to maintain a workplace characterized by mutual respect, inclusivity, and the celebration of diversity. All qualified applicants are welcome and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability, veteran status, or other applicable protected characteristic under local, state, or federal law.

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