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Director Financial Accounting

Company: AMD
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

What You Do At AMD Changes Everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies - building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the "extra mile" to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Director Technical Accounting The Role

This highly visible leadership position plays a meaningful role in the development and review process of business arrangements and contracts. Work cross-functionally with both U.S. and international teams, including legal, finance and non-finance business partners in analyzing transactions, determining accounting treatment and the impact on budgets and forecasts.

The Person

The ideal candidate should have a bias for action, a sense of collaboration, and voice to influence and make recommendations in a dynamic environment. The candidate will have the demonstrated ability to effectively interact with multiple teams and various levels of management. Does this sound like you? Please apply!

Key Responsibilities

  • Expertise evaluating financial and accounting aspects of business structures and contracts.
  • Responsible for technical review, and financial reporting, of various accounting matters to ensure compliance with US GAAP and other applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Proactively identify, research, consult and prepare / review technical memorandums on proposed and or completed transactions and issues.
  • Contribute to the quarterly technical accounting update program covering the various regulatory bodies. Monitor, understand, and interpret new and proposed accounting pronouncements in partnership with internal Tax teams and external auditors.
  • Perform ad-hoc technical accounting research and provide guidance to Corporate Accounting team and Business Unit groups within the company.
  • Facilitate trainings on relevant accounting topics to AMD personnel, as needed.
  • Provide insight to or participate in preparation of new or existing accounting policies with Accounting Policy Governance team based on evolving industry standards and practices and inspire changes in those areas.
  • Attend, and actively participate in, monthly close meetings run by the corporate accounting and business unit finance teams.
  • Support the External Reporting team with reviews of the MD&A, statements, and footnotes in SEC filings.
  • Responsible for 404 compliance for direct areas of responsibility and support overall 404 compliance.
Preferred Experience:
  • Progressive experience - preferably a combination of senior manager level Big 4 accounting firm coupled with and multi-national, high growth public company.
  • Advanced understanding of accounting processes and principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess contracts and influence recommended changes as required.
  • Strong data gathering and analytical skills.
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail oriented with high degree of accuracy; ability to meet deadlines.
  • Judgment and critical thinking coupled with strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent team player who can build and leverage alliances.
  • Strong multi-tasking and ability to adapt to change.
  • Proficiency in WORD, Excel and PowerPoint.
Academic Credentials:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or equivalent
  • Licensed active CPA

  • Santa Clara, CA
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Requisition Number: 87921

Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara

Job Function


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status. Please click here for more information.

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