Rimini Street, Inc

  • Sr. Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago | US-MO-St. Louis | US-TX-Dallas
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  • Job Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, seeks a Sr. Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting. This is a remote position located anywhere in the U.S. ( Preferably Central or Pacific Timezone ) Candidate will be required to travel to Pleasanton, CA  frequently.


    Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment.


    Position Summary


    The Sr. Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting  leads the external financial reporting function by ensuring the implementation of best practices in financial reporting processes and is responsible for global accounting policy and technical accounting in compliance with GAAP.  Financial reporting responsibilities include managing the preparation, review and timely filing of SEC reports and the production and distribution of quarterly internal financial reporting along with the production of Audit Committee board packages to support the earnings process.  This position monitors emerging accounting guidance and strategic transactions, leads the implementation of accounting policies related to new accounting standards and guidelines, collaborates with business partners to structure transactions to maximize operating and accounting goals and serves as the key liaison with the various finance teams and the external auditors on accounting policy and technical accounting matters.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    • Monitor the activities of all accounting standard setting bodies to ensure timely identification of emerging accounting pronouncements and keep management and business partners updated on developments in accounting and financial reporting and related policies and positions through issuance of various accounting memos, training sessions, and other meeting forums.
    • Manage the timely and accurate preparation and review of the quarterly and year-end SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and other required SEC filings. Ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements, including XBRL tagging and maintenance of appropriate documentation to support all disclosures in SEC filings.
    • Responsible for all technical and accounting memos required as part of our quarterly and annual financial reporting to senior management and our external auditors.
    • Facilitate review and approval of SEC filings with external auditors, legal counsel and audit committee.
    • Support Investor Relations with the preparation and review of the earnings press releases, earnings conference call scripts and other financial data summaries.
    • Project lead for the timely implementation of new accounting standards across functional teams, including new revenue recognition and leasing standards.
    • Serve as the technical resource on GAAP and SEC rules and regulations and engage with business partners to ensure all relevant accounting issues and complex transactions are identified, and assist in structuring transactions to maximize operating and accounting goals.
    • Assess and document the accounting impact and required disclosures for major corporate events, including significant contracts, acquisitions, debt and equity offerings and other one-off transactions. Including working proactively with external auditors to drive timely closure of technical accounting matters and support finance teams to ensure proper accounting and disclosure along with documentation of Accounting memos as appropriate.
    • Own and partner with the Accounting Team and key business partners to ensure the Accounting Policy Manual and procedures are updated and compliant with U.S. GAAP. Assist with accounting policies and procedures training throughout the company as needed.
    • Prepare and present technical accounting updates to senior management, including discussion of current issues/memos, upcoming business changes which will drive technical issues and implementation of proposed new guidance status.
    • Responsible for the resolution of accounting and control issues, including monitoring remediation status of SAB 99/108 errors and control deficiencies.
    • Lead and perform accounting and financial due diligence on acquisition, investment and potential complex business transactions which may require some travel.
    • Oversee annual goodwill and other long-lived intangible asset impairment analysis.
    • Oversee the preparation of the equity roll forward, stock based comp, EPS and Statement of Cash Flows.
    • Ensure SOX 404 compliance for areas of responsibility.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA in good standing



    • 10+ years public company SEC reporting/technical accounting experience within a multinational organization
    • 5+ years at a Big 4 public accounting firm (preferably at the Manager level)
    • Exceptionally strong knowledge of all aspects of US GAAP and SEC technical accounting and reporting
    • Ability to effectively present information with confidence and accuracy to various levels of internal management and external auditors
    • Candidate must be a team player able to work well in a collaborative manner with Finance & Accounting Team
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to establish credibility based on knowledge of technical accounting subject matter areas with internal management and external auditors
    • Strong leadership, outstanding project management and analytical skills
    • Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively with a variety of personalities
    • Attention to detail, organized with clear documentation, and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and high pressure situations, while problem solving and effectively multi-tasking to arrive at the correct resolutions
    • Working knowledge of a Large ERP system and EDGAR Tagging
    • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Sox Compliance requirements

    Company Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.


    The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.


    Be Treated Like the Best

    • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
    • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
    • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
    • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
    • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills


    Accelerating Company Growth

    • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI
    • Over 1,450 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
    • 47 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
    • 2017 Q3 revenue results of $53.6 million, a quarterly increase of 32% year over year


    Recent Industry Recognition

    • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
    • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
    • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
    • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year



    To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com


    Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.


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