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Director of Accounting

Company: Evidation Health
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

**Work from where you are - considering candidates in San Mateo, Santa Barbara, or US-based remote**
About Evidation
Evidation creates new ways to measure and improve health in everyday life-making proactive, personalized, and truly human-centered healthcare possible. By connecting directly with millions of individuals, Evidation harnesses real-world data to deeply understand health experiences, rapidly and at scale. Evidation's privacy-centric digital health measurement and engagement platform uses data science and machine learning to translate these everyday insights into high-impact health guidance, treatments, and tools. Founded in 2012, Evidation is headquartered in California with employees working around the globe.
Evidation is looking foran Director of Accounting leader that will play a key role in the strategic and operational initiatives of the finance team.Reporting directly to the Corporate Controller, the Director of Accounting general responsibility is to lead the general accounting functions; manage the monthly financial close process; and ensure timely completion of the monthly close process including an analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are properly maintained.

  • Manage the monthly/quarterly financial close process, including resolving financial close issues, analyzing financial statements variances from budget and forecast, improving the financial reporting process, evaluating the adequacy of internal controls and making improvements where necessary, and reviewing key processes for potential improvements
  • Effectively supervise the work of accountants in the monthly close process and reconciliations, including the review and approve all journal entries
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded in compliance with US GAAP, financial statements are properly presented, and the accounting of business transactions are accurate and timely by coordinating across various departments
  • Develop and implement financial policies, reporting practices, and systems to improve operational performance
  • Review financial and operational data to develop and maintain meaningful periodic reporting and analysis on financial results to management
  • Work closely with the Finance team to ensure that controls over financial reporting are in place and working effectively
  • Work with tax consultants to ensure timely reporting of all taxes and regulatory filings with the appropriate local, state, and federal authorities, as well as to ensure accurate tax provisions and returns
  • Coordinate with external auditors regarding report requirements for quarterly review and annual audit, in addition to facilitating timely, cost effective audits
  • Work with other members of the Finance and Accounting group to collaborate on information gathering, closing of the books, and analyzing/interpreting financial information
  • Hire, train, and develop competent accounting staff
  • Other accounting-related and project-based tasks as exigencies dictate


    • Bachelor's degree, CPA preferred; MBA a plus
    • 10+ years of experience managing an accounting team
    • Big 4 Public Accounting experience (preferred)
    • Excellent technical accounting and financial reporting skills
    • High level of proficiency with MS Excel
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, along with ability to manage multiple tasks and competing demands
    • Highly self-motivated and an excellent team player
    • Able to work independently, with keen attention to detail
    • Knowledge of Sage Intacct or similar (NetSuite ERP, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, SAP); experience implementing an accounting or ERP system, or as administrator, a plus
    • Experience with integration of M&A opportunities (preferred)

      *This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties. The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.
      At Evidation, we strive to build an equitable and inclusive space where everyone - employees, partners, and participants - belongs and feels valued. Evidation Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, religion, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic.
      We will also reasonably accommodate the physical and/or mental disabilities of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability in order to enable the applicant to complete the application or interview process, providing undue hardship on Evidation Health would not result.
      The US base hiring range for this full-time position is $146,000-$250,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. The actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including work location, experience, training, and skill level, so pay for this role may be higher or lower than what is shown on this posting.


Keywords: Evidation Health, San Mateo , Director of Accounting, Accounting, Auditing , San Mateo, California

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