Sovrn
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Colorado, CO
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Director, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting at Sovrn

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About the Team

The Accounting team seeks to support Sovrn growth by ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting and a strong and sustainable internal control environment. Our goal is to contribute to Sovrn at multiple levels by combining strong accounting and business senses, while subscribing to Sovrn mission and values.

About the Job

The Director, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting is responsible for managing internal and external reporting needs, performing technical accounting research, and preparing memorandums and whitepapers for technical accounting matters affecting the Company. This role will experience collaborating across the organization.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Lead and develop a small growing team, responsible for hiring, on-boarding, mentoring and retaining a team of technical accountants. 
  • Preparation of annual and periodic financial statements and related footnote disclosures ensuring presentation and disclosures are in accordance with US GAAP. 
  • Solicit, analyze and maintain supporting documentation for disclosures incorporated in external reporting documents to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Support multiple subsidiary financial reporting and consolidation. 
  • Oversee complex technical accounting matters, including carrying out research and documentation for a variety of complete and non-standard transactions (i.e mergers and acquisitions, debt offerings, and adoption of new standards).
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations for technical areas. 
  • Complete purchase accounting and post acquisition integrations for business combinations. 
  • Work cross functionally to improve systems and our control environment to support the Company’s growth and overall public company readiness.
  • Accounting for stock-based compensation and complex equity transactions.
  • Manage subsidiary consolidation and transfer pricing procedures. 
  • Oversight of weekly cash forecast reporting.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper internal controls and processes are in place and are consistently being monitored. 
  • Assist with compliance of local, state, and federal tax reporting and filing requirements. 
  • Ad hoc projects as necessary.

About You

You are a high-energy, detail-oriented person with a passion for financial reporting and accounting. You have experience and expertise in general and technical accounting gained in a combination of public accounting and private company experience. We value committed, detail-oriented and thoughtful individuals who bring operational excellence as well as a creative, mindful approach to their work.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Professional accounting experience leading a high performing team in a fast scaling organization.
  • Lead and develop a small growing team, responsible for hiring, on-boarding, mentoring and retaining a team of technical accountants. 
  • Skills to motivate the team to achieve organizational objectives and to develop and implement a timeline to achieve goals and objectives. 
  • Public accounting experience.
  • CPA required.
  • A thorough understanding of US GAAP.
  • Experience working with international subsidiaries and transfer pricing.
  • Experience reviewing, preparing and reconciling multi-currency, intercompany consolidation accounts.
  • Experience with NetSuite and advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • An aptitude and eagerness for working in fast-paced, dynamic environments.
  • The ability to work collaboratively across multiple functions of the organization. We’re looking for someone with strategic and operational financial experience who understands the needs of an evolving organization.
  • Proactively review current procedures and make recommendations for improvements with consideration to the key stakeholders in the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented; strong attention to detail.

Bonus Points:

  • You love process and procedure, but also know when enough is enough.
  • You have a keen sense for balancing pragmatism and perfection.
  • Flexibility to roll with the punches and growing pains of a small but fast-growing company

This Position Reports to: Controller

Location: Boulder, Colorado

We understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable; and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of accountability impact, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We expect you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we're looking for.

About Sovrn

Sovrn provides products and services to thousands of online publishers to help them understand, operate and grow their business. Sovrn is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with offices in New York, San Diego and London. 

With thousands of customers deploying advertising, affiliate marketing, and data products across 40,000 websites, Sovrn reaches over 300 million active consumers across more than 11 billion pageviews every day. Sovrn has been a leader in online publisher technology since its founding and has been recognized by IAB, JICWEBS, and TAG for its role in combating fraud and promoting pro-transparency initiatives. Sovrn is dedicated to helping content creators do more of what they love, and less of what they don't

Sovrn Core Values: Candid, Customer Empathy, Learning, Scrappy, Second Order Thinking

Compensation and Benefits

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate compensation range for this role in Boulder, Colorado is $145,000 to $165,000, including base salary and any related bonuses or commissions. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications and geographic location. Sovrn offers a full slate of benefits from competitive salaries, stock options, medical, dental and vision coverage, short and long term disability, life insurance,11 paid holidays, flexible vacation, commuter benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, and a paid parental leave program.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Sovrn is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, parental or pregnancy status, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations will be made to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

Recruitment Agencies

Sovrn does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Sovrn employees. Sovrn is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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What are Sovrn Perks + Benefits

Sovrn Benefits Overview

We have a choice of health and wellness plans that meet your needs, including medical, dental and vision. Take advantage of an open vacation policy, flexible working hours and paid parental leave. Enjoy catered lunch every other week, along with breakfast to start your Friday mornings. Be part of a passionate and high growth culture, work with great people and make an impact on Sovrn's future and direction. Did we mention Raccoon shirt Friday's?

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Sovrn participates in local volunteer activities such as Meals on Wheels, OutBoulder, Community Gardens, I Have a Dream Boulder.
Partners with Nonprofits
Sovrn partners with non profits such as Out Boulder, Community Gardens, I Have a Dream Boulder, Meals on Wheels.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Sovrn has Diversity Equity and Inclusions committee, events committee, well being committee and a world class customer services committee that are cross functional throughout the business.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Sovrn has a diversity in the management, director and leadership positions but we can always get better! We have a DEI Recruiting and Talent committee that focuses on ways to grow.
Unconscious bias training
Sovrn partners with Strata to offer unconscious bias training along with psychological safety, along with teaching this in our interview training.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a diverse DEI Counsel and 4 DEI Subcommittees to focus on resources for our teams.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Sovrn has done a great job focusing on best practices when it comes to promoting diversity. To initial kickoff with managers /teams, having a recruiter that thinks diversity first.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Sovrn team fitness initiative include sponsoring employees in the Boulder Boulder, In House Yoga, cycling at lunch, rock climbing or playing basketball.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Sovrn. provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.We match 50% of contributions up to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Sovrn offers stock options for all new hires, including a vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Culture of Learning and Career Advancement. Awesome people!

An Insider's view of Sovrn

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our Reliability Team works incredibly hard, however….personal life comes first. One of the reasons is that we have incredible managers that realize that we are humans. We work hard but when we are off, we are off!

Laura

Sr. Site Reliablity Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

No two days look the same, but I mean that in a good way! At Sovrn, people are given the ability to step outside the confines of their job description and engage cross-departmentally. Sovrn is a great place to work for people who love to learn and challenge themselves.

Hanna

Sr. Director, Marketing

How does the company support your career growth?

I always wanted to move into management one day. When the opportunity presented itself earlier than I was ready for, the leadership supported me to ensure that we were successful. I can't imagine having grown without them.

Stacey

Manager, Software Engineering

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

Great ideas can come from everybody with the right support and space. To this end, we hold an Innovation Week quarterly for all engineers. We aren't afraid of trying new tech, as long as it delivers customer value. We encourage creativity with a collaborative environment, POCs during planning phases, and aggressively maintaining tech debt.

Jesse

CTO

What are some things you learned at the company?

Our onboarding is phenomenal for new employees, helping educate new hires about the entire adtech industry in addition to the specifics of their role, illuminating their place within the larger ecosystem. The office has a fun, collaborative atmosphere that encourages a strong balance between work and health.

Cody

Team Lead, Quality

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