External Reporting & Technical Accounting Manager


Raleigh, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
  • Website: mirantis.com
  • Company Address: 900 E Hamilton Avenue, Suite 650, Campbell, CA, 95008

About Mirantis

Mirantis helps enterprises move to the cloud on their own terms, delivering a true cloud experience on any infrastructure, powered by Kubernetes. The company uses a unique as-a-service model, empowering developers to build, share and run their applications anywhere - from public cloud to hybrid cloud to the edge.

Job Description

Company Description

Mirantis is the fastest way to modern apps, providing containers-as-a-service at enterprise scale. The company uses a unique as-a-service model to deliver Kubernetes and related open source software, empowering developers to build, share and run their applications anywhere - from public cloud to hybrid cloud to the edge. Mirantis serves many of the world’s leading enterprises, including Adobe, DocuSign, Liberty Mutual, PayPal, Reliance Jio, Splunk, STC, Vodafone, and Volkswagen. Learn more at www.mirantis.com.

Job Description

Mirantis is seeking a Manager of External Reporting and Technical Accounting to join our Finance team. This position will have heavy interface within the entire finance department and external auditors. This position will be responsible for developing internal and external reporting processes and monitoring and implementation of emerging GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. The candidate will also prepare various analyses to support accounting close, external audit and reporting requirements and other ad hoc management reporting/projects.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the company’s efforts towards developing external financial reporting capability.
  • Manage the review process with internal stakeholders, external auditors and council of period, quarterly and annual reporting and financial information.
  • Review technical accounting issues and perform research and write position papers on technical accounting matters in compliance with US GAAP.
  • Support the Global Controller in the consolidation and review of the financial close.
  • Provide oversight and leadership within the accounting team.
  • 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 and ensuring appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Prepare supporting documents for company’s reporting and work with external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits to ensure timely review and finalization of company filings.
  • Own the company’s reporting calendar and schedule and act as the primary coordinator with all stakeholders to ensure smooth and timely completion. This will include working with internal stakeholders and external parties.
  • Complete closing checklist reviews, external reporting and GAAP checklists, and review xbrl tagging
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • CPA
  • 8+ years of accounting experience.
  • Must have Saas experience
  • Strong experience in dealing with technical accounting matters and the associated research and documentation.
  • Public accounting experience, Big 4 Firm preferred, combined with direct industry experience
  • 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.
  • Experience working on SEC reporting platforms such as Active Disclosure and Workiva WDesk and GL systems - Netsuite.

Nice to Have:

  • Prior experience in building an external reporting function in a company and developing a team.
  • Ability to sustain productivity in a fast-paced environment, maintain composure and focus under pressure and deadlines
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power-point required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organized and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement

Additional Information

What does Mirantis offer you?

  • Work with an established leader in the cloud infrastructure industry.
  • Work with exceptionally passionate, talented and engaging colleagues, helping Fortune 500 and Global 2000 customers implement next-generation cloud technologies.
  • Be a part of cutting-edge, open-source innovation.
  • Thrive in the high-energy environment of a young company where openness, collaboration, risk-taking, and continuous growth are valued.
  • Receive a competitive compensation package with strong benefits plan and stock options.

Mirantis ranked in the top 50 of G2's Best IT Cloud Products of 2021!

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