Senior Director of Reporting and Technical Accounting

| Ames, IA, USA +80 more | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 174,000-296,000 Annually
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The Senior Director of Reporting and Technical Accounting plays a critical role in ensuring accurate and timely external reporting processes, including Form 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy statement, statutory and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SOX, SEC requirements, as well as statutory requirements. This role will research and analyze complex accounting issues, collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather relevant information and prepare technical accounting memos or whitepapers to document the company's position on specific accounting matters.

What You’ll Do

  • Oversee the preparation and filing of all SEC reports, such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks, ensuring compliance with all disclosure requirements and deadlines

  • Lead the development and implementation of ESG reporting strategies and initiatives

  • Lead the technical accounting function, providing guidance on complex accounting issues, and ensuring adherence to US GAAP and SEC regulations

  • Responsible for financial due diligence, valuations, policy convergence, accounting and reporting of M&A transactions

  • Lead, coach and develop a team of accounting professionals

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, and external auditors, to ensure accurate and complete financial statements and disclosures

  • Monitor changes in accounting standards and SEC regulations, and proactively assess their impact on the organization's financial reporting

  • Enhance and maintain internal controls and processes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information

  • Provide technical accounting expertise and guidance to support business initiatives, such as mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition, lease accounting, and any other areas that require interpretation of the technical accounting guidance

  • Provide guidance to Accounting & Revenue Operation, Tax, Treasury, Legal and Product departments on complex accounting issues and ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC regulations


What You’ll Need

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. degree in accounting

  • 12+ years of experience in technical accounting, SEC reporting, and/or public accounting experience

  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and ESG frameworks (e.g., GRI, SASB, TCFD)

  • CPA required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of direct people management experience, including leading Directors and Managers

  • 8+ years of public accounting firm experience

  • Extensive experience in ASC 606 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers, ASC 350-40 - Intangibles - Goodwill and Other, ASC 805, Business Combinations, ASC718 - Compensation (Stock Compensation), Topic 280 - Segment Reporting

  • Workiva platform experience

  • Experience in SaaS companies preferred

  • Strong business acumen, understanding of organization functions, processes, and systems

  • Strong analytical thinking skills with the ability to extract information and drive solutions

Travel Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Minimal travel required

  • Reliable internet access for remote work

How You’ll Be Rewarded

Salary range in the US: $174,000.00 - $296,000.00

A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package

The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, you’ll enjoy

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.

  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.

  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more

  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.


Learn more about life at Workiva: https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/

Learn more about benefits: https://www.workiva.com/careers/benefits


Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic. We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email [email protected].


Workiva employees are required to undergo comprehensive security and privacy training tailored to their roles, ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory standards.

Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.

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An Insider's view of Workiva

What's something quirky about your company?

I love being at a company that not only encourages quirky culture, but also celebrates it! Whether it be taking a day off from work for my birthday, our Annual Giving Campaign Pie Toss, or Maker’s Challenge (a team-based competition) Workiva offers me so many unique opportunities to bring my authentic and best self to work.

Kent

Senior Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Solution Engineers collaborate with many teams to ensure the success of deals. We work with sales to drive discovery and demos, marketing on messaging and documentation relevant to the industry today, product to bring context to functionality requests, and services and customer support to ensure the post sales satisfaction of our customers.

Tayla

Manager of Solution Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Workiva was my second job in tech and I came in at an entry level position. Over the last 10+ years, my career has grown beyond anything I could have imagined. After a lot of hard work, building strong relationships, a ton of learning, and advocating for the greater good at Workiva every day, I now lead the functional area I started in.”

Amanda

Vice President, Head of R&D PMO

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I want employees to feel comfortable to express themselves and reach out to me directly to share their perspective at any time. Aside from Q&A at our regular all-company meetings, our “Ask an Exec” forum is an easy way to submit questions. And my inbox is always open – I appreciate hearing from employees about what matters most to them.

Julie

CEO

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

Workiva offers a remarkable work-life blend, embracing personal needs with flexible schedules. Whether for school drop-offs, vet visits, or designated volunteer time-off, this trust-driven culture is felt throughout the organization. This allows employees to create their most productive environment and in turn deliver the best results.

Molly

Senior Corporate Programs Manager

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you in some of our office locations.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Day off for your birthday
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
"Work Where You Work Best" - whether that’s in or out of our offices. 🌍
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
We have seven employee resource groups that are formed around a shared interest or common goal. These groups are designed to support their members and cultivate a more diverse & inclusive workspace.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Workiva offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

When you join Workiva, you get a world-class benefits package for you and your family. On day one, every full-time employee starts with company stock, vacation, and the opportunity to enroll in our discounted stock purchase plan. We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision care plans; life and disability insurance; and 12 weeks of paid parental leave and return-to-work post parental leave program. We allow employees to work where they work best, whether that's remotely or in one of our office locations.

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