Senior Accountant SEC Reporting & Accounting Policy

McLean, Virginia
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 27, 2022
Full Time
Coming on board to a team within the Appian Corporate department means you'll be doing work that directly impacts the overall business. We are a people-first organization, all committed to providing a first-class employee experience. Our top priority is ensuring our people and the business are equipped with the tools, resources, and processes needed to thrive. Join us, as we work collaboratively to grow Appian across the world.

The Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting and Accounting Policy is a key individual contributor to the success of the Finance Department, responsible for consolidated financial reporting for Appian. The primary purpose of the position will be to take a lead role with respect to the financial aspects of quarterly and annual financial reporting filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This position reports to the Director, SEC Reporting and Accounting Policy.

To be successful in this role, you need:
  • To be able to assist in the preparation, review, and timely filing of required reports with the SEC, including Forms 8-K, 10- Q, and 10-K as well as the Annual Report Proxy Statement, and 401(k) financial statements
  • To collaborate with personnel in various corporate departments and other internal/external personnel to coordinate, review, and develop financial data for public release or filing with the SEC
  • To be able to support and coordinate the identification and gathering of financial and disclosure data necessary to fulfill the reporting and filing requirements of the SEC
  • Skills to lead the process for complying with XBRL reporting requirements, including assessing the appropriateness of XBRL
  • The ability to develop the quarterly and annual reporting calendars used to manage the external reporting process
  • To assist with maintaining and documenting compliance with internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with SOX 404 standards
  • To be well-versed in U.S. GAAP, SEC rules and regulations, and specific requirements under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • To possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • We'll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community is strong and growing! Our affinity groups are a great place to start connecting with peers from across the globe.
  • Appian offers a wide variety of growth and development opportunities such as: our in-house Appian MBA program for new managers, Appian University which is a full library of over 3,000 LinkedIn Learning and Udemy courses, Presentation Skills training, and tuition reimbursement for those seeking to further their education.

Basic qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 3+ years of combined public company financial reporting and audit experience or 3+ years of experience within the Controllership organization of a public company
  • Active Certified Public Accountant

About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile, and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we're focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.

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