Iron Mountain Senior Manager, Technical Accounting - Remote in Austin, Texas
At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.
Working in the Global Controllership, you will be a primary resource in addressing emerging/developing issues affecting the Company’s technical accounting, including, but not limited to, technical accounting issues arising within the Company’s corporate functional groups (e.g. real estate, human resources, information technology, finance, legal, etc.), our core businesses, including Records Management, Data Management and Shredding, and our emerging Data Center and Adjacent Businesses (e.g. Entertainment Services, Fine Arts Storage and Consumer Storage). This role will ensure that we maintain symmetry in our accounting practices and application of accounting policies across our various business units. This technical support will include assisting in the application of various US GAAP standards and interpretations related to business combinations, leases, revenue recognition, property, plant and equipment, goodwill and other intangibles, exit and disposal activities, contingencies, stock-based compensation and income taxes. This technical accounting support will often include documenting our conclusions in detailed memorandums that are circulated internally amongst key stakeholders and provided to our external auditors.
You will be responsible for supporting the overall relationship with our external auditors, Deloitte & Touche, LLP, including supporting the audit scope, managing the fee proposal/approval process, coordinating of the audit (including scheduling of all meetings pertaining to quarterly reviews and the annual audit) and issue resolution. This role will work closely with the Regional Controllers, Retained Country teams and our finance shared services Outsource Provider in supporting the global audit of the Company and our consolidated subsidiaries.
You will design and implement procedures to monitor our global statutory audits working with the Regional Controllers and Retained Country teams in order to ensure timely appointment, tracking and completion of such audits as well as utilization (where possible) of outsource models to support effective and efficient processes and mechanisms for raising material issues that would impact the Company’s consolidated financial reporting.
You will be responsible, working with the Manager, Project, Policy and Training for developing and maintaining our policies and for developing and delivering targeted trainings to our finance shared service Outsource Partner, the Regional and Country Retained Teams, as well as, the Center of Excellence and Business Unit personnel.
You will be responsible for various ad hoc monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual projects that assist the Global Controllership in maintaining the quality of our accounting practices and policies and ensuring that we are consistent across our business units with respect to the application of key judgments, assumptions, reviews and or procedure/protocols.
You will assist with building a Center of Excellence and provide thought leadership as it relates to the Statement of Cash Flows (including various key metrics derived from the Statement of Cash Flows), as well as, ensuring the alignment of our GAAP and Non-GAAP reporting between our SEC reporting (i.e. Form 10-Q and Form 10-K) and our Supplemental Reporting and other investor presentations, among others.
You will assist and support the Regional Controller and Country Retained Teams and the Outsource Provider with ensuring that we have appropriately analyzed the impact of identified issues identified at a country or business unit level to ensure that it is not pervasively impactful across the Group.
You will assist with deep-dive issue resolution of targeted issues that have been identified for which the Country or Regional Controllership or Outsource providers need support due to turnover, knowledge-gap or skill set in order to effectively and expeditiously close down issues identified as part of our financial statement close process.
You will directly support the Company’s financial reporting process with respect to the Company’s quarterly and annual financial statements on Form 10-Q and Form 10-K, respectively.
You will provide direct SEC reporting and accounting support to our Treasury function on various securities offerings, including equity offerings and debt offerings. This support includes direct involvement in, and review of, the offering documents associated with such offerings, as well as support of the due diligence and auditor comfort letter processes. This support will extend to country and regional support as necessary given our REIT status and that are debt strategies have shifted to placement of more debt off-shore and the use of alternative financing sources.
This role will support the Company’s adoption of the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842). You will act as the primary technical accounting resource on the Company’s implementation team, which is responsible for preparing the Company for the adoption of ASC 842 on January 1, 2019. Your responsibilities will include:
Developing and documenting any new technical accounting positions necessary under ASC 842,
Working closely with our external auditors in order to clear any significant and/or judgmental technical accounting positions taken as a result of the adoption of ASC 842,
Educating internal stakeholders on the implications of ASC 842, and
Working with other members of the implementation team, various corporate functional groups, business units and regional/country level finance teams to operationalize the adoption of ASC 842.
This role will also support the Company’s implementation of the new revenue recognition accounting standard (ASC 606), including assisting our business units in the application of the technical components of the new standard, as well as supporting the Company’s ongoing disclosure requirements under ASC 606.
8-10 years of experience
Requires a minimum of 6 years of financial statement audit and reporting experience at a public accounting firm and/or a large, multi-national public company.
Role requires frequent interaction with other corporate departments, business units and senior management and a broad understanding of their role and contributions to the operation of the Company.
Requires in-depth knowledge of US GAAP, extensive audit experience, and broad and comprehensive understanding of key functional areas relevant to the business.
The job requires complex judgments, in depth analysis, interpretative thinking and the ability to independently develop innovative solutions.
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