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Manager, Accounting



Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Who We Are
We envision a world where every cyber asset is seen, secure, and compliant.
Forescout Technologies, Inc., a global cybersecurity leader, continuously identifies, protects, and helps ensure the compliance of all managed and unmanaged cyber assets – IT, IoT, IoMT, and OT. For more than 20 years, Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies have trusted Forescout to provide vendor-agnostic, automated cybersecurity at scale.

What You Will Do

Forescout has an excellent opportunity for an engaging and employee-focused Manager, Accounting to join our high-energy, multi-cultural, world-changing team.
The US Manager, Accounting role is a critical role within our Finance & Accounting team, responsible for our US Controllership functions. We are looking for the financial leader who can lead this organization into our next chapter: Extending our current systems and processes – infrastructure that has served our over 3,000+ customer base, across 70 countries and our over 1,000 employees at revenue levels exceeding $300 million annually – on to the next level: 1,000+ employees and annual revenues approaching $500M.
Key routine responsibilities of the role include ensuring the accurate reporting of our consolidated financial and accounting data, technical accounting research, day-to-day accounting operations of our US entities including compliance with the Company’s internal control procedures. This position will be responsible for maintaining the necessary infrastructure and processes within our US accounting department to ensure successful compliant operations.
Key non-routine responsibilities of the role include extending our current systems and processes to levels necessary to continue the Company’s rapid growth trajectory
The position will report to the Sr. Director Corporate Controller.
The Accounting Manager will possess strong organizational, communication and leadership skills. The candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to provide solutions for issues identified. The successful candidate is a competent individual with integrity, accountability, strong interpersonal skills, and a team player. The position requires a “hands on” person who is flexible, hard-working and able to work well under pressure.
  • Help lead the US Accounting organization, partnering with other organizational leaders to ensure compliant with US GAAP and the Company internal control procedures and to drive continued process improvement across organization.
  • Management of current ~ 6-person team completing following activities:
    • Monthly worldwide close, including intercompany activity, consolidations, foreign currency translation.
    • All general ledger activity.
    • Payroll.
    • Accounts payable processing.
    • Financial reporting to our investors and technical accounting.
    • Accounting systems and operations.
  • Management of technical accounting matters, including preparation of technical memos.
  • Collaboration with other accounting leaders from other functions such as international controllership, taxation, treasury and revenue.
  • Assessment of existing processes, including system use, and implementation of improvements that can be made to support scalability in future operations.
  • Support of quarterly earnings release activities.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

What You Bring to Forescout

We encourage you to apply if you meet most but not all the requirements listed below. We value competency, aptitude, effort, and a great attitude as a supplement to experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7+ years’ experience in Accounting and / or Finance, preferably with experience in high growth environments (high technology, specifically in software industry preferred).
  • Prior experience working with foreign subsidiaries, including consolidation and intercompany accounting.
  • Big 4 public accounting audit experience preferred.
  • Prior Controllership experience preferred.
  • Ability to perform in depth research on complex technical accounting matters and effectively summarize conclusions.
  • Proficient with MS Excel.
  • System savvy and ability to work with different applications and databases; experience with Oracle Fusion Cloud, NetSuite and other cloud-based ERPs is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work independently, yet cooperatively and constructively, in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Proven success in building and managing teams.
What Forescout Offers You
  • Competitive compensation and benefits–we cover 80% of employee and dependents’ benefits premiums (the U.S. only), 401K match, generous PTO policy, and much more
  • Collaborative and innovative environment –make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology
  • Leadership that supports and encourages professional growth and development
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Our Mission - Continuously identify, protect, and ensure the compliance of all cyber assets across the modern organization.
Our Values
  • One Team – We all work together, and we all win together.
  • Cyber Obsessed – We are curious about technology, and we are innovative and passionate about solving big programs.
  • Customer Driven – We listen, we learn, and we make it right.
  • Relentless – We're smart, determined, and find a way. We figure stuff out.
  • Collaborative, without Ego – No one succeeds alone. We strive to be the humble person that people want to work with.
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.
If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!
NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Forescout does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Forescout employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Employment Placement Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired because of the referral or through other means.

Forescout Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We value and embrace diversity, equality, inclusion, and collaboration at the core of our “One Team” philosophy. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.