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Director of External Reporting and

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Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Lehi, UT

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Director of External Reporting and




The challenge Reporting to the Senior Director of External Reporting and Technical Accounting, the Director of External Reporting & Technical Accounting will be responsible for leading a team of 4 and partnering with Executives and business leaders for Adobe entities located around the World. This individual will also have overall responsibility for leading the project to implement the new Lease Accounting Standard. What you'll do Act as the primary technical accounting resource for the company by researching, resolving and documenting accounting issues that arise during the year; Partner cross-functionally with internal customers to ensure proper accounting for large or complex transactions; Cultivate strong working relationships and manage all interactions with third-party providers who assist with various projects; Lead the external financial reporting process, including 1OQ's, 1OK's and 8K's, earnings, XBRL and other governmental statutory reporting; Oversee the preparation of the quarterly management reporting package, review and analysis of support for investor relations as required, and review of financial information included in the earnings release and script; Responsible for ensuring compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements including evaluation the impact of recent and proposed pronouncements on SEC reporting; Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas (e.g. disclosure and equity accounting controls); Lead implementation of new accounting requirements (Except Revenue); Direct and coordinate the annual Goodwill Impairment analysis; Lead the quarterly earnings release process; Spearhead the purchase price accounting and valuation efforts related to mergers and acquisitions. Represent Technical Accounting as part of the Due Diligence and Integration teams; Ensure compliance with updating the Corporate Accounting Policy website including regular updates of all accounting policies; Prepare and present technical accounting updates to the finance organization as needed; Act as the primary liaison with external auditors; Lead and participate in special projects as necessary; Lead and inspire a team of 4 accounting professionals. Mentor and grow the team through strong performance management What you need to succeed BA-BS in Finance-Accounting; CPA required 12 years of relevant experience including Big 4 public accounting firm experience; Deep understanding and application of GAAP and SEC-financial reporting requirements including financial statements and financial statement footnotes; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Proficient in researching accounting literature; Must be detail-oriented, have a proactive approach and the ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams; Must be able to effectively manage critical deadlines; Ability to work in a collaborative environment; Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, including the ability to research and simplify complex situations; Self-motivated, strong work ethic; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; SAP experience a plus At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on . You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique approach where ongoing feedback flows freely. If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the and explore the meaningful we offer. Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Adobe Systems Incorporated.
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Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content across every channel and screen.

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