Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Manager

manager finance
Apr 01 2021
Full Time

Atlassian is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Atlassians will continue to work from home until it’s safe to return to our offices. When our offices re-open, we will provide the choice to work from home or return to work in an office unless a job requirement makes it necessary for a particular role to be performed at an Atlassian office.

Atlassian is looking for a highly driven and hands-on accounting manager for our Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting team. If you're looking to take your career to the next level at a fast-paced and agile company, we encourage you to join us in our exciting next stage of growth!

The role:
At Atlassian, our mission is to unleash the potential in every team, and that includes our own. The ideal candidate will be highly proficient in IFRS and US GAAP accounting and reporting, including area of merge and acquisition transactions and stock-based compensation accounting. You'll work with our Corporate Accounting, FP&A, Treasury, Internal Audit, Investor Relation, and Corporate Development teams to provide accounting guidance where required - aiding in decision-making and new business initiatives to ensure SOX compliance. You will gain invaluable experience in a position that offers significant responsibility and interaction with cross-function teams and leadership, as well as considerable opportunity to have a large impact within a growing and evolving organization.

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Act as accounting liaison on M&A transactions to cover accounting due diligence, purchase accounting and integration coordination.
  • Research and evaluate the accounting treatment for business initiatives, conclude and document on accounting impacts in areas including strategic investments, convertible debt, hedging, software capitalization, etc.
  • Own equity accounting including stock-based compensation, EPS calculation and statement of equity.
  • Assist in quarterly and annual SEC reporting tasks including cashflow statement, business combination disclosure, debt disclosure, etc.
  • Coordinate the compilation and audit of international statutory reporting. Maintain good documentation to ensure SOX compliance in all responsible areas.

  • Our ideal person would possess these:
  • A highly productive self-starter who has a strong work ethic and an ability to adapt in a constantly evolving business that accompanies a high-growth environment.
  • A passion to perform accounting research and draft position papers.
  • Experience with share-based compensation accounting, as well as a good understanding of financial statements.
  • A degree in Finance or Accounting and/or a CPA. 7+ years of work experience, preferably with a mix of public accounting and public company experience.
  • Confidence in your ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • The ability to effectively work cross-functionally through all levels of an organization, from peers through executives, as well as with external auditors and professional service provider.
More about our team:

This role will be a member of the Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting team at Atlassian. Our responsibilities include technical accounting for non-routine and high-risk areas except revenue and tax to ensure appropriate policies and procedures in place, financial reporting for SEC filings, UK filings and other international statutory reporting, and providing the business with the information to make critical decisions. You will join an extraordinary team that is passionate about both Atlassian and Accounting.

More about our benefits

Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

More about Atlassian

Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

Additional Information

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Learn more about Atlassian’s culture, interviewing flow, and hiring process by checking out our Candidate Resource Hub.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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