1224848 - Technical Accounting Manager

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    San Jose, California, US
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You will provide technical accounting guidance and resolve accounting issues on significant non-standard transactions, implement new accounting standards (both U.S. GAAP and International Financial) and monitor existing accounting policies.

In this role, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining strong business partnerships across finance to promote teamwork and organizational alignment, while also handling the resolution of complex accounting issues.

You will primarily work in an individual contributor capacity, influencing and leading others that do not directly report to you. You may lead projects that will involve directing the work of others for the duration of the project. You may also be involved in managing the work and output of contractors or consultants. 


Cisco's Corporate Controller Group is comprised of several groups that are committed to supporting business processes with a high level of integrity and credibility. The Global Close & Reporting group (GAR) supports virtual close, earnings release and SEC filing with a credibility through partnering with functional groups across the Company. GAR is an integral part of the Corporate Controller Group. Together we develop, influence and implement global financial policy and process. Building effective partnerships within the team and with extended business partners are critical to success. 


You’re comfortable with researching accounting issues and reaching conclusions about the appropriate treatment that encompass both technical accounting and operational considerations. You are confident in presenting complex issues to senior executives succinctly and persuasively. You consistently demonstrate your ability to drive projects to conclusion. 


  • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, with 10+ years of relevant Accounting experience, preferably with a mix of Corporate and Public Accounting experience and have earned their CPA.
  • You are able to lead, plan and execute in a fast-paced corporate environment, are a proven collaborator, have excellent accounting project management skills and you have the ability to keep multiple priorities moving at the same time


  • You have Public Accounting (preferably Big 4 firm) experience in combination with work experience with a large, well regarded Multinational Corporation.


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