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IPO Advisory Manager or Director

Company: Sterling St James LLC
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Top ranked regional CPA firm is searching for a talented CPA who is a specialist in international IPOs at either the Manager, Senior Manager, or Director levels. Prefer Big-4 or national CPA firm experience.. Japanese language skills a plus. We provide a wide range of tax and related consulting services to individual and commercial clients in a variety of industries.

We offer a rewarding career path for exceptional and motivated individuals, within a reasonable work / life balance. From the moment your employment begins, you will be exposed to a wide variety of projects that will give you the opportunity to stand out and make a difference. We offer high base salaries, bonuses, relocation (or the option to permanently work from home in any U S location), visa assistance, and exceptional opportunities for career growth.

The US IPO Advisory Manager / Senior Manager / Director position is an integral member of the US IPO Advisory practice. The US IPO Advisory practice is a high-profile function, providing accounting and SEC reporting advice to foreign emerging companies, i.e. startup companies, preparing for public offering in the US markets. The position will have opportunities to work directly on a regular basis with clients, clients' SEC legal councils, and clients' external auditors and will also interact very closely with subject matter experts within the firm. The core responsibilities include assisting clients with the preparation of financial statements in accordance with USGAAP/IFRS and the financial section of SEC reports. Other responsibilities include assisting clients with preparation for and responding to requests from external auditors, including drafting accounting position memos, and advising clients on designing proper internal control over financial reporting.


  • Lead preparation of financial statements in accordance with USGAAP/IFRS and preparation of financial section of SEC reports.
  • Lead preparation for external audit requirements, including drafting accounting position memos.
  • Lead/participate in discussions with a client, a client's external auditors, and legal counsel. Maintain effective and professional relationships with a client, a client's external auditors, and legal counsel.
  • Keep abreast of industry, SEC reporting, and accounting developments. Apply solid knowledge of Finance/accounting concepts and principles to ensure accurate SEC report preparations. Review new SEC reporting requirements and US GAAP/IFRS accounting pronouncements, to determine the impact on the SEC report preparations.
  • Work with subject matter experts, including the quality control department to produce high level quality and accuracy of financial statements and SEC reports. Maintain effective working relationships.
  • Assist in driving process efficiencies and continuous process improvement efforts to strengthen the US IPO Advisory practice.
  • Lead/participate in other special projects and ad-hoc requests as needed.Our mission is to guide our clients successfully complete their US IPO by providing accounting and other related advice.

    • Minimum 6+ years of accounting and financial analysis/reporting experience with exposure to SEC Form10K/20F/S-1/F-1/S-4/F-4 reporting and USGAAP/IFRS financial statement.
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting.
    • CPA required
    • Regulation S-X and S-K experience a plus.
    • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 experience a plus.
    • PCAOB Audit experience a plus
    • Japanese language skill a plus
    • Driven and self-motivated to work both independently and within a team, in order to deliver with the highest quality.
    • Flexibility and ability to multitask, manage multiple priorities under demanding time frames and respond effectively.
    • Strong analytical, technical, organization skills, and attention to detail.
    • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and coaching skills. Ability to work with different levels of management.
    • Ability to develop effective and productive working relationships with a wide range of groups across SingerLewak as well as other stakeholders.

Keywords: Sterling St James LLC, Irvine , IPO Advisory Manager or Director, Executive , Irvine, California

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