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Sr. Manager Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting

Department: Finance

Location: Santa Barbara

Req#: 3575

Sonos is diligently searching for a music lover who also happens to be an energetic technical accounting and financial reporting Senior Manager to join our team.  The right person will be passionate about working for a company that lives its brand and delivers on its promise to create the ultimate home music experience. This position is based in the Santa Barbara, Ca office and reports to the Director of Accounting.

Position Summary: 

We are looking for an accounting professional that desires to make an impact on a fast-growing organization. The position will be responsible for researching and documenting technical accounting issues, the preparation of external reporting deliverables, supporting external audits, and performing ad hoc projects as necessary. The position will interact frequently with auditors, legal, as well as with the broader accounting and finance teams. 

About You

Our band is large. And while there’s plenty of room for all kinds of personalities and skill sets to succeed, there are certain qualities that will help you thrive here.

Like a never-accept-less work ethic. An exceptionally low ego-to-talent ratio (none of the first, tons of the latter). A relentless craving to push past your limits and try new things. The smarts and the humble confidence to take on big challenges, make mistakes fast and early, embrace tough feedback, then recover quickly with fresh, startlingly perfect solutions. A fearless willingness to defend great work. And a tendency to totally geek out on music.

If this sounds like you, read on and let’s connect soon.

What You’ll Do

  • Establish a best in class external reporting and technical accounting function 
  • Serve as subject matter expert on technical accounting and reporting matters on all topics, with a focus on non-revenue issues and SEC requirements
  • Develop the Company’s accounting policy manual and ensure it adequately addresses the needs and objectives of the company’s operations
  • Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including the company’s external auditor, to successfully resolve complex accounting and reporting matters 
  • Provide leadership on cross functional tasks related to external financial reporting and analysis 
  • Monitor and prepare for technical accounting developments (US GAAP and IFRS)
  • Coordinate reviews of quarterly financial information and the annual audit process with external auditor
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting to investors and other users of the company’s financial statements
  • Various special projects and ad hoc analyses as assigned
Skills You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • 8+ years’ experience in auditing, accounting, and financial reporting
  • Active CPA license 
  • Mix of public company and Big 4 audit experience preferred
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Strong technical accounting background
How to Audition

Apply now and help us get to know you and why this is the right opportunity for you. Help us see how and where you put the experience first and how you connect with people. If there is a strong match, you'll be invited for a first phone interview.

More About Our Band

In 2002, we set out to reinvent home audio for the digital age. Our mission–to fill every home with amazing sounding music. Yes, it was an ambitious goal. Challenging, too. And that hasn’t changed.

Since those early days, we’ve remained tirelessly focused on finding innovative ways to make listening out loud, with friends and loved ones, the truly transformative experience it should be. We’ve seen our vision capture the imaginations of music lovers in more than 60 countries, as we’ve continued to introduce products, software, and technologies that help people share the songs they love, discover new music they never knew existed, and experience richer, more musical lives.

At Sonos, we are building a team with extraordinary talent to help us fill every home with music. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.