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IPO Assurance Manager / Senior Manager

West Los Angeles, CA
Source Pro Search is conducting a search for a US IPO Advisory Manager.

Join a well-established, highly profitable CPA firm that offers exceptional career opportunities for an Assurance Manager or Senior Manager to specialize in IPOs of foreign corporations going public in the U.S. We provide a balanced work/life environment with hybrid schedules from both our office and your home, featuring flexible hours. Enjoy fast-track promotions, above-market compensation packages, substantial Manager bonuses, and potential relocation and H1 visa transfer assistance for outstanding out-of-town candidates. We prefer candidates from a Big-4 or national CPA firm with expertise in international IPOs, along with strong practice development and Japanese language skills.

The US IPO Advisory Manager role is a key position within the US IPO Advisory practice, focusing on providing accounting and SEC reporting advice to foreign emerging companies, especially startup companies preparing for public offerings in the US markets, with an emphasis on Japanese companies. Bilingual or fluent Japanese language skills are preferred. As the US IPO Advisory Manager, you will work closely with clients, SEC legal counsel, external auditors, and subject matter experts within the firm. Your responsibilities include leading the preparation of financial statements, SEC reports, and supporting clients through external audit requirements.

  • Lead the preparation of financial statements and financial sections of SEC reports.
  • Lead preparations for external audit requirements, including drafting accounting position memos.
  • Lead/participate in discussions with clients, external auditors, and legal counsel, maintaining effective relationships.
  • Stay updated on industry, SEC reporting, and accounting developments, applying solid knowledge to ensure accurate SEC report preparations.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure high-quality financial statements and SEC reports.
  • Drive process efficiencies and continuous improvement efforts within the US IPO Advisory practice.
  • Lead/participate in special projects and ad-hoc requests.
  • Minimum 6+ years of accounting and financial analysis/reporting experience, including exposure to SEC Form 10K/20F/S-1/F-1/S-4/F-4 reporting and USGAAP/IFRS financial statements.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting.
  • CPA required.
  • Knowledge of JGAAP and/or IFRS, USGAAP, SEC Reporting, and Internal Control over Financial Reporting.
  • Experience in new client development and proposals.
  • Ability to take a long-term view of clients and one's career.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with innovative thinking.
  • Regulation S-X and S-K experience a plus.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 experience a plus.
  • PCAOB Audit experience a plus.
  • Japanese language skills a plus.
  • Driven, self-motivated, flexible, and able to multitask.
  • Strong analytical, technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding communication and coaching skills, capable of working with different levels of management.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships across the firm and with other stakeholders.

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