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Manager of Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting

| Greater Boston Area

Acquia is the open source digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with technology (built around Drupal) that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia we believe in the power of community and collaboration - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

We’re currently seeking a Manager of Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting to report directly to the Assistant Controller and be responsible for financial reporting, technical accounting, public company and SOX readiness, and special projects including M&A. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and welcomes the opportunity to make a difference in building accurate and timely financial reporting and close processes with strong controls. To be successful, candidates must possess strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills and an ability to work with all levels of management across all departments balancing business and finance needs.


Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare internal and external financial statements in anticipation of compliance with SEC requirements including annual MDA, as well as the maintenance of supporting documentation.
  • Analyze new and proposed accounting standards, to determine appropriate accounting and disclosure requirements specific to the Company and present to the Audit Committee.
  • Manage the Company’s adoption of the new leasing accounting standard.
  • Lead or participate in the resolution of complex business issues and transactions, including debt and equity transactions, stock-based compensation and business combinations.
  • Monitor and enhance internal controls for external reporting process, including the review of the Company’s process narratives and policies.
  • Development of systems to support efficient financial reporting.
  • Coordinating with the Company's external auditors quarterly reviews and year-end audits.
  • Preparation of Audit Committee materials.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in business combinations and M&A activity including due diligence for acquisition targets, purchase accounting, and integration post acquisition.
  • Manage Company’s public company readiness project.
  • Participate in income tax accounting.
  • Participate in treasury activities including cash and debt management.
  • As necessary, assist in special projects including system implementations, technical accounting research, equity, and revenue recognition.


  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance (or equivalent).
  • CPA required.
  • 7+ years industry (SaaS industry experience preferred) in financial reporting and public accounting experience (Big Four experience required).
  • Strong experience in preparing consolidated financial statements including international subsidiaries.
  • Experience with business combinations required.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and its application.
  • Project management skills and ability to collaborate with senior management, outside legal counsel, valuation experts, external auditors and various internal departments.
  • Strong experience in Microsoft Excel (Advanced), Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Intacct and Adaptive Insights is a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated, hard-working, analytical, and proactive.

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

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Technology we use

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Excellent, busy area close to Faneuil Hall with shopping and fun after-work options. Tons of varied and great lunch options - we have a great list!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

The Boston office partnered with the Department of Children and Families to pair employees with the holiday wish lists of children in DCF care. In December, 2017, we helped fulfill the wishes of 200 children through gifts of toys and clothing.

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

I believe we will see even more significant technology-driven changes in our lives in the next decade or two . . . I am optimistic that the good in us will prevail and that we will achieve a more just society driven by technology. I am proud to be a part of the software industry which is a major factor in this technological advancement of humanity.


Manager and Principal Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Our people are motivated by professional growth and development, and every day, there’s an opportunity to learn something new that can help you develop your career. We have a really strong peer-to-peer learning culture, and our internal mobility program encourages Acquians to explore new roles within the company.

Amy P.

Senior Director, Global Talent Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Acquia’s made an invaluable impact to raise the profile of the amazing creative and technical work that’s happening across the city. Innovation in Boston spans AI to cryptocurrencies, security and fintech. We’re driving innovation around the customer experience, and Boston is a great place to do that.


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What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity, six weeks of adoption leave paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, comfortable space, common areas, game rooms, and Mac computers.

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