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Silicon Valley Bank is a fast-growing bank offers a diverse set of banking, financial products and services to clients across the United States, as well as in key international innovation markets. For more than 35 years, we have been dedicated to helping support entrepreneurs and clients of all sizes and stages throughout their life cycles, primarily in the technology, life science/healthcare, private equity/venture capital and premium wine industries.
The applicant will be required to oversee various month end close processes within the Corporate Controllership function. The key responsibilities include the following; manage a team of professionals which will have responsibility for the financial statement close, consolidation process, and preparing and reviewing the consolidated monthly / quarterly financial statements to be presented to the Controller and CAO. This includes preparing and reviewing standalone financial statements for several international legal entities.
Responsibilities include understanding the consolidation process for a multi-international legal entity company
Responsibilities include meeting all month-end close process timelines which would include but not limited to the following; ensuring all subsystems have closed per the timeline, ensure all month end journal entries have been processed (accurate / complete), perform risk based analytics to review manual journal entries and variance analysis for the income statement and balance sheet
Understanding accounting treatment for fixed assets including software capitalization, compensation / benefit accounting, and lease accounting
Work in collaboration with FP&A and the team on building an end to end accrual process
Review and prepare legal entity financial statements for completeness and accuracy during the close, present the financial statement package for the Controller and CAO
Build a balance sheet governance framework that includes oversight of all balance sheet reconciliations and reporting
Develop and maintain close calendar, checklist and desktop procedures related to the close process
Maintain strong internal controls and responsible for SOX processes and testing as required
Participate in special projects related to process improvement, standardizing and streamlining work and automation initiatives
Responsible for supporting both internal / external audits
Work in a matrix environment with both onshore / offshore resources
Minimum of 8 + years' experience in accounting or reporting. Must have completed a full year close cycle within a corporate company
Must have management experience
Strong internal control experience working in a public company is a plus
Must be proficient in Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word and Power Point
Must be a team player with strong collaboration skills, good analytical skills, and professional skepticism
Great verbal and written communication skills as well as possess the ability to think critically and efficiently
Pay consistent and close attention to detail
Strong change management skills - ability to navigate change in fast paced environment
Able to work effectively with other functional teams outside accounting
Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
US GAAP experience
CPA or MBA a plus
Primary Location : United States-Arizona-Tempe
Work Locations : Phoenix - Hayden
Hayden Ferry Lakeside I 80 E Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 600