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Senior Technical Accountant



IT, Accounting & Finance
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

PagerDuty empowers teams of all kinds to do the critical work that moves business forward through the PagerDuty Operations Cloud.

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PagerDuty is a flexible, hybrid workplace. We embrace and encourage in-person working as an integral part of our culture. Both our employees and external research tell us that co-located collaboration strengthens connections, drives innovation, and accelerates learning. This role is expected to come into our Atlanta office once per week so you can thrive in your new role and fully embrace being a Dutonian!

PagerDuty seeks a top-tier candidate to tackle the Company’s SEC reporting and technical accounting complexities. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, self-motivated team player with a strong working knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations, and internal controls. This role is an individual contributor reporting to the Senior Technical Accounting Manager.

We are looking for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay Area or Atlanta Metro ONLY at this time.

How You Impact Our Vision

  • Responsible for preparation of the Company’s external financial reporting process, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-Ks, ensuring financial statements are in accordance with U.S. GAAP guidelines.
  • Ensures quality control over the Forms 10-K and 10-Q
  • Collaborates with other accounting, finance, and legal teams and external auditors
  • Analyze new and proposed accounting standards, determine the impact on the Company, and assist in the implementation of new accounting standards as required
  • As necessary, assist in ad-hoc projects and any technical accounting requests.
  • Assist in technical accounting research for any complex, unusual, and/or significant transactions and provide technical accounting guidance across all functions, ensuring compliance with applicable GAAP and disclosure requirements; provide findings to management and participate in discussions with external auditors.
  • Maintain, update, and evaluate accounting policies & procedures in line with U.S. GAAP.
  • Liaise and manage the coordination with external auditors during quarterly and annual financial reviews and audits.
  • Proactive identification of accounting & disclosure issues /proactive benchmarking of disclosure practices and recommendations to management.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of SOX 404, including documentation of processes and procedures for external and other reporting functions.
  • Support all close and reporting activities as part of the financial reporting team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience; Big 4 experience is required, direct experience on external reporting and technical accounting responsibilities with a public company experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • SaaS industry experience preferred but not required
  • Experience solving and documenting complex technical accounting issues
  • Previous experience with Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Proxy Statements, etc.
  • Experience with NetSuite a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities, and adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Keen analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Ability to deal effectively with all levels of an organization, from clerical staff to executives, and manage relationships with external parties

The base salary range for this position is 100,000 - 156,000 USD. This role may also be eligible for bonus, commission, equity, and/or benefits.

Our base salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range, which is subject to change based on primary work location, reflects the minimum and maximum base salary we expect to pay newly hired employees for the position. Within the range, we determine pay for an individual based on a number of factors including market location, job-related knowledge, skills/competencies and experience.

Your recruiter can share more about the specific offerings for this role, as well as the salary range for your primary work location during the hiring process.

Not sure if you qualify?

Apply anyway! We extend opportunities to a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you're new to the corporate world, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to take the next step in your career path, we are excited to connect with you.

Where we work

PagerDuty currently has offices in Atlanta, Lisbon, London, San Francisco, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We offer a hybrid, flexible workplace. We also provide ample opportunities for in-person and virtual connection, like team offsites and volunteering events.

How we work

Our values are deeply embedded in how we operate and the people we bring on board. You will see our values ingrained in how we support our customers, collaborate with our colleagues, develop our products and foster an inclusive and empathetic work culture.

  • Champion the Customer | Put users first to design great products and experiences.
  • Run Together | Build strong teams that amplify our impact on users.
  • Take the Lead | Disrupt and invent to be the first choice for users.
  • Ack + Own | Take ownership and action to deliver more efficiently to users.
  • Bring Your Self | Bring your best self to build empathy and trust with users.

What we offer

One way we ensure our employees are inspired to do their best is through a comprehensive total rewards approach that supports them and their loved ones. As a global organization, our programs are competitive with industry standards and aligned with local laws and regulations. Learn more, including country-specific offerings, on our benefits site.

Your package may include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package from day one
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Company equity*
  • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Program)*
  • Retirement or pension plan
  • Paid parental leave - up to 22 weeks for pregnant parent, up to 12 weeks for non-pregnant parent (some countries have longer leave standards and we comply with local laws)*
  • Generous paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays and sick leave
  • Dutonian Wellness Days - scheduled company-wide paid days off in addition to PTO
  • HibernationDuty - an annual company paid week off when everyone at PagerDuty, with the exception of a small, coverage crew, is asked to take a much needed break to truly disconnect and recharge
  • Paid volunteer time off - 20 hours per year
  • Company-wide hack weeks
  • Mental wellness programs

*Eligibility may vary by role, region, and tenure

About PagerDuty

PagerDuty, Inc. (NYSE:PD) is a global leader in digital operations management. The PagerDuty Operations Cloud revolutionizes how critical work gets done, and powers the agility that drives digital transformation. Customers rely on the PagerDuty Operations Cloud to compress costs, accelerate productivity, win revenue, sustain seamless digital experiences, and earn customer trust. More than half of the Fortune 500 and more than two thirds of the Fortune 100 trust PagerDuty including Cisco, Cox Automotive, DoorDash, Electronic Arts, Genentech, Shopify, Zoom and more.

Led by CEO Jennifer Tejada, PagerDuty’s Board of Directors is 50% female and 62% URP representation. We strive to build a more equitable world by investing 1% each of company equity, product, and employee volunteer time.

PagerDuty is Great Place to Work-certified™, a Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials, a Fortune Best Medium Workplace, a Fortune Best Workplace in Technology, and a top rated product on TrustRadius and G2.

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Additional Information

PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Should you require accommodation, please email [email protected] and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

PagerDuty uses the E-Verify employment verification program.