April 06, 2024
USA Only
$145K - $251K USD

Director, Accounting Transformation

About the job:


With unmatched technology and category-defining innovation, Icertis pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with contract lifecycle management (CLM). The AI-powered, analyst-validated Icertis Contract Intelligence (ICI) platform turns contracts from static documents into strategic advantage by structuring and connecting the critical contract information that defines how an organization runs. Today, the world’s most iconic brands and disruptive innovators trust Icertis to fully realize the intent of their combined 10 million contracts worth more than $1 trillion, in 40+ languages and 93 countries.

Who we are:  Icertis is the only contract intelligence platform companies trust to keep them out in front, now and in the future. Our unwavering commitment to contract intelligence is grounded in our FORTE values—Fairness, Openness, Respect, Teamwork and Execution—which guide all our interactions with employees, customers, partners and stakeholders. Because in our mission to be the contract intelligence platform of the world, we believe how we get there is as important as the destination

The Director, Accounting Transformation will lead the Accounting organization through the transformation required to support our operations at scale on our journey toward being public company ready. This role will partner with Accounting and Finance leadership to globally drive change, leveraging best practices in project management, business process capabilities, digital transformation technologies, internal control design experience and operational knowledge. He/She will identify and prioritize transformation opportunities, communicating the value proposition of these initiatives to enable teams to shift their focus toward high value activities. This role will report directly to Chief Accounting Officer.

He/She will motivate cross functional partners to embrace changes needed to scale our operations. He/She will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop execution strategies and measure the impact of these transformation activities. A masterful communicator and influencer as well as an out of the box thinker, the individual in this role will be a highly visible and strategic member of the Accounting Leadership team. #LI-RS1

What you will do:

  • Partner with finance leadership to drive the vision, prioritization and execution of transformational efforts through business process improvements and systems implementation in order to support public company readiness and business growth.
  • Lead development of continuous improvement programs including implementation, and maintenance of global processes, systems, controls, and policies for the accounting organization.
  • Develop and maintain transformation roadmap for key projects, outlining the issues, targeted goals and timeline for completion.
  • Develop detailed project plans, ensure milestones are completed timely and status/risks are communicated to key stakeholders
  • Partner with IT to evaluate and help implement digital technologies that improve operational effectiveness across finance processes.
  • Partner with Business Systems team and Finance SMEs to evaluate the health of our finance related systems, identify gaps and work with key stakeholders to develop solutions for remediation.
  • Develop KPIs and other metrics to evaluate value of projects and measure success.
  • Partner with functional leads to document key accounting policies and efficient operational processes with a focus on standardization across geographies, leveraging industry best practices.
  • Assist in the development of a long term strategy for development of internal controls and implementation of SOX.
  • Coordinate and oversee third party service providers, ensuring accountability for critical deliverables.
  • Prepare presentations to Project Teams and Finance Leadership on the status of key projects and roadmaps as needed.

What you will bring:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience working in Accounting and Finance organizations at a high growth multinational publicly traded company (pre-IPO experience a plus.).
  • Demonstrated success leading finance transformation and process improvement initiatives.
  • Understanding of a variety of finance technologies including Netsuite, Concur, etc
  • Deep understanding of best practices in key operational accounting processes including Procure to Pay, Record to Report, Lead to Cash, Hire to Retire, etc.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of financial systems.
  • Strong technical accounting foundation and expertise in internal controls.
  • Experience with Business Process Improvement methodologies (Six Sigma or equivalent).
  • Comfortable leading teams through ambiguity and be a champion of change
  • Demonstrated ability to build new capabilities, with a process orientation
  • High emotional intelligence, ability to build and sustain relationships at multiple levels within and outside of finance
  • Passionate and persistent about operational excellence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, active listener, tailors communication to the audience
  • Problem solving and decision-making capacity in a high growth environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Pay offered will vary based on job-related factors such as location, experience, training, skills, and abilities. In addition to the base salary and annual bonus target and an equity component is included in the compensation package.

What we offer:  

We are committed to the health and well-being of all Icertians, their families, the communities they live in, and our customers. This commitment is represented in the Icertis “Four Rings of Responsibility”: Take Care of Self, Take Care of Family, Take Care of Community, and Take Care of Business, in that order.  


To support these commitments, Icertis offers excellent health and welfare benefits, a generous 401k match, and a robust paid time off program.  Here are some of the other reasons Icertis Places First in Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For | Icertis


●       Equity (RSUs) and shared ownership in the company 

●       Flexible work environment

●       Paid maternity and paternity leave 

●       7 Days for Humanity – 7 paid volunteer days 

●       Generous holidays including the 4th of July week off – paid 

●       Free professional and leadership coaching

●       Annual personal development allowance 

Icertis, Inc. provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Icertis, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to careers@icertis.com or get in touch with your recruiter.


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Icertis is not open to third party solicitation or resumes for our posted FTE positions. Resumes received from third party agencies that are unsolicited will be considered complimentary. 

USA Only
$145K - $251K USD/Year

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