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Director of Corporate Accounting



Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Director of Corporate Accounting

Job Title: Director, Corporate Accounting

Location: Remote - US / Boston, MA

Connectivity via mobile and broadband networks is critical to daily life for nearly everyone on the planet. Opensignal is the globally recognized source of independent insights into how mobile and broadband service providers deliver on the connections everyone now needs to function in our smartphone and computer-driven world.

Our cloud-based data and analytics offerings power the competitive success of major mobile and broadband providers worldwide. We both assess how the network is experienced by consumers and award the best operators with that recognition and capture how consumers make decisions about which carrier they choose. This combination allows our customers to maximize billions of dollars of investment decisions by gaining an understanding of how that expense results in actual business performance.

Through our independent approach to data collection, which is recognized as best practice by regulators throughout the world, Opensignal uniquely can provide competitive insight that allows operators to see where they lead, where they lag, and which markets are optimal for investment.

How you will make an impact:

Opensignal is seeking an experienced and strategic Director, Corporate Accounting to lead and oversee our growing North American regional accounting and group consolidation processes. This role is pivotal in ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and compliance of our financial data across multiple products and regions. If you have a robust background in managing complex financial projects in a dynamic and innovative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Team Management in a Dynamic Environment: Proactively manage a small team of accountants in a fast-growing, fast-paced environment, while fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth, and working cross-functionally throughout the organization to ensure business continuity.
  • Lead Global Consolidation Efforts: Oversee the global consolidation process, ensuring timely and accurate reporting of financial results. Manage intercompany transactions and eliminations to ensure financial integrity.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and review consolidated financial statements, ensuring they reflect the company’s financial position accurately and in accordance with US GAAP accounting standards. Provide insights and analysis on financial performance to senior leadership.
  • Systems Management: Oversee Netsuite ERP system, and responsible for leading optimization projects; identify and assist with implementation of systems improvements.
  • Implement Best Practices: Develop and implement best practices for financial consolidation and reporting processes, ensuring compliance with GAAP accounting standards and regulations.
  • Month-End Close and Reporting Improvement: Continually develop, expand, and improve global month-end close and financial reporting procedures, helping to drive the reduction of the close timeline by assessing and streamlining close-related activities.
  • Streamline Processes: Identify opportunities to streamline and automate processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with regional finance teams, data engineers, and product managers to gather and integrate financial data from various sources.
  • Audit Support: Support the year-end financial statement audits

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • CPA Required
  • Proven track record of leading and managing a team of finance professionals
  • Advanced proficiency in Netsuite, the Company’s ERP system
  • Knowledge of financial consolidation processes and systems, including intercompany transactions and eliminations.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, IFRS, and other relevant accounting standards.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present financial information clearly and concisely to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously, with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage change effectively.


We believe we are stronger when we not only celebrate our many differences, values, and voices but include them in everyday practice. Having a diverse and inclusive culture is essential, which is why we offer a flexible approach to work-life balance, operating in a remote-hybrid way. We’ll help you get set up with the essentials you need to work from home or the office. We also offer an attractive range of additional benefits, including:

  • Competitive compensation packages including a long-term equity program.
  • Comprehensive group benefits package and company sponsored retirement savings plan
  • Professional development opportunities: education reimbursement, learning allowance, company-sponsored workshops, and more!
  • Generous holiday allowance, sick leave, parental leave, flexibility including Flex Fridays, and the opportunity to work from abroad.
  • Charity matching and time off for community volunteering and DE&I program/committees.
  • Regular virtual and in-person events and socials.

Currently, the company is not able to sponsor a new applicant for employment sponsorship for this position. With offices in Boston, London, Singapore and Victoria, Canada, we are truly international, with employees working across four continents and representing over 25 nationalities. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, national origin, gender and gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital and civil partnership status, veteran status or pregnancy or maternity.