Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Lead at DocuSign in San Francisco, California

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Job Description:

Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Lead
Finance | San Francisco, CA

Our agreement with employees
DocuSign is committed to building trust and making the world more agree-able for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what's right, every day. At DocuSign, everything is equal. We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you'll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.

The team
Our Finance team plays a critical role in ensuring accurate financial reporting, optimal financial management, and efficient operations across DocuSign. The team consists of Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Revenue Operations, Investor Relations, and Business Operations. The Finance team partners across all organizations in DocuSign to appropriately allocate resources, inform key business decisions, and facilitate the execution of our operational plans.

This position
As a Financing Reporting and Technical Accounting Lead you have in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, proficiency in accounting research, and strong motivation to contribute to the achievement of an accurate and efficient close and financial reporting process. You pay great attention to detail, deliver results under deadlines and work effectively cross-functionally in a rapidly changing environment.

This position reports to the Senior Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Manager.


  • Lead end-to-end planning and preparation of financial filings such as 10-Q/K and earnings releases

  • Work cross-functionally with investor relations, legal, finance, internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with SEC reporting requirements and to support the business' needs

  • Take ownership of equity and stock-based compensation related accounting, including evaluation of technical accounting aspects of equity grants and modifications

  • Own the new ASU and non-routine transactions trackers

  • Assist in the annual update of corporate accounting policies and disclosure benchmarking

  • Participate in other special projects and analyses as needed

  • Focus areas: ASC 718 stock-based compensation, ASC 32X investments, and ASC 805 business combination

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance with a CPA or equivalent

  • At least 7+ years of related work experience or 5+ with Big 4 or equivalent experience

  • Thorough understanding of GAAP along with problem-solving skills to deal with complex, ambiguous transactions

  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb project management skills

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

    Preferred Qualifications

  • High degree of analytical and problem-solving capability

  • Strong desire to learn and grow

  • Ability to work independently and balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously

  • Experience in a public/SaaS technology company and with SOX compliance

  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of the organization

  • Experience working with NetSuite or Oracle

About us
DocuSign helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. As part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, DocuSign offers eSignature: the world's #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time. Today, hundreds of thousands of customers and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. Plus, we save more trees together! And that's a good thing.

DocuSign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DocuSign is committed to building a diverse team of talented individuals who bring different perspectives to the discussion and who feel a sense of inclusion and belonging when they join our team. Individuals seeking employment at DocuSign are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.