Senior Manager, Finance-North America
Job Opportunity at Mimecast Services Limited

Posted on Jan 10

Location: Lexington, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4182420

ID 2018-3483
Job Location(s) US-MA-Lexington
Position Type Permanent - Full Time

More information about this job:

Rapidly growing public cloud-based email management solutions company is seeking a Senior Manager of Accounting for its North America operations. This individual will oversee the North America finance operations and financial reporting functions. This position will report to the Assistant Corporate Controller and will provide leadership to four direct reports and a team of indirect reports covering the GL, AP and Payroll within North America, as well as play an important role in scaling the global operations approach of Mimecast.


  • Direct the preparation and accuracy of financial statements and supporting information for the North America entity, including data supporting internal and external reporting requirements, budgeting, regulatory and tax requirements and SEC compliance, amongst others.
  • Manage direct staff (4 currently) as well as indirect teams responsible for the finance operations and financial reporting functions including the GL, AP and Payroll.
  • Play a key role in projects/programs aimed towards improving the finance operations of Mimecast and the North America entity specifically.
  • Provide technical accounting and analytical support to the North America finance team and the corporate technical accounting team as it relates to North America activities.
  • Evaluate significant accounting transactions and implement relevant technical accounting standards in accordance with company policies and procedures. Work with other regional finance teams, Assistant Corporate Controller and the technical accounting team to update policies and align accounting in key areas globally.
  • Play a key role in the Company's SOX 404 program management, including scoping, coordination and communication of key deliverables.
  • Play a key role in process improvement and internal control initiatives related to Sarbanes Oxley, as well as other compliance based initiatives.
  • Support the Assistant Corporate Controller in ad hoc global projects.
  • Support the team with operational M&A integration activities in North America as needed.


  • 10+ years of related experience, including a minimum of 3 years managing teams
  • 3+ years of public accounting (Big 4 or Regional) experience preferred
  • Public company experience preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant field is required
  • Experience with Tech companies/SaaS business model preferred
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively both independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established standards
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact in a professional manner with senior level managers and with teammates

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