Accounting Director

| Boston, MA
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Accounting Director

Boston, MA

Acquia empowers the world’s most ambitious brands to create digital customer experiences that matter. With open source Drupal at its core, the Acquia Digital Experience Platform (DXP) enables marketers, developers, and IT operations teams at thousands of global organizations to rapidly compose and deploy digital products and services that engage customers, enhance conversions, and help businesses stand out.

Headquartered in the U.S., Acquia has been named a top software company by The Software Report, rated a leader by the analyst community, and named a top place to work by the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future and we want you to be a part of it!


Reporting to the Corporate Controller, this position is responsible for the oversight and management of the general ledger and accounting operations on a day-to-day basis.  The ideal candidate will be disciplined and process-oriented with a high level of enthusiasm, professionalism, and integrity.  The role demands a highly organized and detailed individual that is capable of contributing to day-to-day transactional processes while managing a team and long-term projects.

  • Leading and overseeing the monthly, quarterly, and annual close and reporting process
  • Monitor daily GL transaction activity and review monthly reconciliations and journal entries prepared by team members
  • Ensuring accurate classification of all expense types by functional categories
  • Work with International Controller and various functional leads to achieve accurate monthly reporting for North American and international subsidiaries
  • Partner with FP&A to analyze budget to actual variances
  • Partner with HR and Talent on all employment matters
  • Provide review and oversight of US and Canada payroll prepared by the Payroll Manager
  • Manage the Company’s purchasing administration function
  • Manage the Company’s equity accounting and reporting
  • Coordinate and support annual financial audit
  • Assist in the documentation of internal controls in preparation for SOX compliance
  • Support Corporate Controller and CFO projects and analyses as required
  • Support M&A activity through leading integration efforts
  • Lead accounting process and system improvement that supports company growth
  • Manage the Company’s global consolidation process

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manage a of team of 5+, comprised of Staff/Senior Accountants and a Payroll Manager
  • Establish goals and objectives on a quarterly basis; coach and provide feedback on progress to enhance team’s professional development

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as Accounting Manager, Director, Assistant Controller or other similar position
  • 10+ years’ experience; software/tech industry preferred but not required
  • Strong mix of operational and technical accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of tax and corporate compliance
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Demonstrated hands-on problem solving expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Relevant accounting software experience:  SageIntacct, ADP, Concur, Coupa, Shareworks

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Interested residents of Colorado may contact [email protected] as it relates to regulation C.R.S. § 8-5-201. Information regarding benefits are linked here.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • DrupalCMS

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

For the past five years, the Boston office has partnered with the Wonderfund (www.wonderfundma.org) to pair Acquians with the holiday wish lists of local children. We sponsored 250 kids in 2019 and look forward to continuing our partnership in 2020!

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

There are a number of different projects we are always working on from maintenance and performance optimizations to new customer features. For me, the most exciting and rewarding projects are where we release a piece of functionality that excites and delights our customers and makes their jobs easier.

Rok

Senior Director, Engineering

How does the company support your career growth?

Our culture of continuous, lifelong learning allows every Acquian opportunities to learn, stretch and grow. With support and coaching from their managers and Global Learning Programs, Acquians have access to a robust online learning platform, a mentor program, and more. Every day offers the opportunity to take on unique challenges.

Amy P.

Senior Director, Global Talent Development

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The trick to empowering creativity is encouraging frequent communication and iteration. Embrace behaviors, not platitudes, that remind the team there is no such thing as failure. Embed creativity and make it more than a tagline. Show that nothing is unsalvageable; focus on ‘why’ things occurred, and make everything a learning opportunity.

Brian

Manager, User Experience Research

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We are able to influence how content is delivered and monetized by global businesses in 2 ways. Acquia's founder created Drupal, the leading open source CMS in the world and we are proud of our close relationship with the Drupal community. We have also pivoted towards DXP capabilities and offer a full suite of solutions to our customers.

Charley D.

Vice President, Products

What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Acquia Benefits Overview

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity and six weeks of paternity, partner and adoption leave, all paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, common areas, a game room, Friday afternoon Happy Hour, and Mac computers.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
In Boston, Acquia has partnered with Cradles to Crayons, Pine Street Inn, Wonderfund, TUGG (Tech Gives Back), Bow Market, Horizons for Homeless Children, and the Maurice J. Tobin School in Roxbury.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Acquia offers various trainings via our company-wide online learning program (Acquia Academy).
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Acquia has both Black Employee and Pride Resource Groups.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Acquia has a 'take it when you need it' PTO policy.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
More Jobs at Acquia55 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Developer
new
Boston, MA
Design + UX
new
Boston, MA
Product
new
Boston, MA
Developer
new
Remote
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Finance
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Remote
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Design + UX
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Boston, MA
Product
new
Remote
Product
new
Remote
Developer
new
Boston, MA
Developer
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Project Mgmt
new
Boston, MA
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Sales
new
Remote
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Remote
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Design + UX
new
Boston, MA
Design + UX
new
Remote
Design + UX
new
Remote
Design + UX
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Marketing
new
Remote
Finance
new
Boston, MA
Operations
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Finance
new
Boston, MA
Sales
new
Boston, MA
Marketing
new
Boston, MA
Developer
new
Boston, MA
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Acquia's full profileSee more Acquia jobs