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View, Inc. Director, Technical Accounting & SEC Reporting in Milpitas, California

DIRECTOR – TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING & SEC REPORTING

The mission at View is to create Delightful Human Environments.

In the great tradition of challenging the way we think about everyday essentials, the team at View has revitalized something that hasn't changed for centuries – the simple window – and in doing so, is transforming the largest industry in the world, real estate.

View makes smart windows that automatically adjust in response to the sun to increase access to natural light, eliminates blinds, and minimizes heat and glare. Research has demonstrated that employees working in offices with View see a greater than 50% reduction in headaches, eyestrain and drowsiness, and measurably higher productivity. Every View installation includes a ‘smart building platform’ with a network and communication infrastructure that enables transformational applications such as personalized wellness, collaboration, enhanced building security, and strengthened cellular coverage inside buildings.

We are leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to develop smart buildings and IoT applications to create a healthier and more productive environment for employees.

If you have ever dreamed of changing the world to make it a better place - join us!

OUR CULTURE AND VALUES We are committed to our culture. We actively use our culture in how we conduct business.

  • Safety First

  • Customer Centric

  • Learning Oriented

  • Drive for Excellence

  • Communicate Directly

  • Succeed as a Team

POSITION SUMMARY

We are seeking a highly skilled finance & accounting professional that will help us scale in the public markets. As an ambitious member of the finance team, you will have a growth mindset to develop your career at our Company as you contribute to our success. You will bring a strong ownership mindset with a “get things done” mentality. As a trusted partner to the CFO and Corporate Controller, you will proactively address technical accounting and reporting topics relating to new transactions and business models. While bringing a rigorous technical background, you will also be flexible and adaptable to new concepts and ideas as we build our Company. You will exercise first-principles thinking to solving business problems and apply learning iterations to achieve excellence in everything we do.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the Company's external financial reporting process, including SEC reporting (Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K etc.), compliance and review of the XBRL process, quarterly and annual census reporting, and other financial and governmental statutory reporting as required

  • Support the annual audit and quarterly review activities with external auditors as well as testing by internal and external auditors on internal controls

  • Ensure the proper implementation of new accounting pronouncements into financial statements

  • Participate in the Company's Disclosure Committee and when appropriate Audit and Risk Oversight Committee

  • Manage the U.S. revenue accounting close and reporting process, ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP, internal controls and company policy and procedures

  • Monitor regulatory or business changes and address impacts to revenue accounting operations

  • Provide leadership, business partnering or decision support on complex revenue related transactions or new product launches

  • Collaborate with cross-functional business partners to identify continuous improvement opportunities and/or optimize revenue accounting operations

  • Responsible for proper accounting for stock-based compensation and required disclosures in the financial statements

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong technical accounting background with a thorough knowledge of US GAAP with focus on revenue recognition standard

  • Thorough knowledge of SOX 404 and SEC reporting standards, as well as experience with technical research

  • Experience leading both technical accounting and SEC reporting at a public US company

  • 10+ years of combined experience working in a premium audit firm and in public companies

  • Additional experience in high growth Silicon Valley technology companies is a plus

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related majors

  • Active CPA or equivalent certification

  • CPEs in major accounting and reporting topics

View, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a belief in diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

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