Senior Technical Accounting Manager - Montana or Remote

$95,000 - $125,000 yearly
  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Hybrid (Montana, USA)
  • Mar 15, 2023
Full time Account Management Senior Level

Job Description


onX is seeking a Senior Technical Accounting Manager with a passion for process improvement and complex problem-solving. The Technical Accounting Manager will play a pivotal role in scaling accounting processes and will be highly visible to accounting leadership. This leader’s focus will be on building out the technical accounting function at onX as well as working through complex and unusual transactions, SaaS revenue recognition, and mergers and acquisitions activity. This opportunity will support a dynamic company during a unique and exciting growth stage. This position will report to the Controller.


Hybrid from Montana or fully remote from select locations. onX’s corporate offices are located in Missoula and Bozeman, Montana. This position can be performed near a corporate office or remotely from one of onX’s “Basecamps,” which are emerging locations where fully remote onXers cluster for work and adventure. onX’s current Basecamps are located within a 120-mile radius of the following cities: Austin, TX; Denver, CO; Minneapolis, MN; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA. 

Additionally, being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. We do not sponsor work visas (of any kind ) for this position at this time.


(Essential Job Duties)

  • Demonstrate leadership and be the go-to source for technical accounting guidance for other team members.

  • Conduct technical research on accounting issues and new accounting standards impacting the financial reporting process. Remain highly current on all accounting pronouncements.

  • Advise on the structuring, accounting, and financial reporting impact of proposed transactions.

  • Stay abreast of existing and emerging financial accounting and reporting principles and assess their applicability to onX, aiding in their implementation as appropriate.

  • Educate accounting and finance staff on accounting changes as needed.

  • Maintain strong working relationships and coordination with onX leadership team to ensure high-quality financial reporting.

  • Establish and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with internal stakeholder groups to understand the business and ensure timely and accurate exchanges of information.

  • Develop and maintain a controlled environment in which the processes and controls are consistent with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley and company policies.

  • Identify and lead scalable process improvements and participate in or lead cross-functional initiatives to implement best practices.

  • Provide recommendations for improved business efficiency. 

  • Interact with external auditors to respond to information requests/inquiries and ensure audit activities are completed on time.

  • Build and broaden industry knowledge to support organization and scaling initiatives.

  • Exercise professional judgment by identifying issues and providing proactive solutions.

  • Lead ad hoc special projects as needed.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None. This is considered a senior individual contributor role. This person will indirectly lead others on the team. 


  • BA/BBA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or a business-related field, and an active US CPA license are required.
  • Six (6) years of experience in public accounting, an accounting role with a large public company, or a combination of both, is required to be eligible for Senior. 
  • Demonstratable extensive knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Strong technical competence in technical accounting knowledge (U.S. GAAP required, IFRS desired) and SEC reporting, including a strong working knowledge of accounting for revenue recognition (ASC 606), stock compensation, internal use software, leases, and various other accounting and reporting matters.
  • Experience with technical research and preparation of accounting position papers.
  • Self-starter with a drive for excellence, the ability to build strong working relationships, and motivate others to achieve their best performance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills.
  • A service-oriented individual that continually challenges the status quo and focuses on continuous improvement.
  • Proven track record for successful completion of accounting guidance-related projects, preferably a demonstrated ability to lead implementation efforts associated with new accounting standards.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Ability to lead, work independently, and work in a team environment.
  • Proficient use of applicable accounting software technology.


  • Eight (8) or more years of related experience is required to be eligible for Senior I
  • Prior SaaS industry experience 
  • Team leadership skills/experience
  • Strong ERP and related accounting software implementations
  • Previous experience with financial close systems like Blackline or FloQast 


The following physical requirements represent those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sitting - [90%]
  • Standing - [0%]
  • Walking - [10%]
  • Bending - [Occasionally]
  • Kneeling - [Some]
  • Lifting - [Up to 25 pounds]
  • Reaching - [Regularly]
  • Telephone Use - [Yes]
  • Computer Use/Manual Dexterity - Yes
  • Ability to travel - Depends on location; remote employees typically travel to a corporate office in Montana twice per year. 


onX is committed to compensating all employees fairly and equitably for their contributions. For this position, we are open to considering candidates ranging in two levels (level 3.5 "Senior" and level 4 "Senior I"). Spanning these levels, applicants can expect to make between $95,000 to $125,000 upon hire. The pay range will vary based on experience, skills, certifications, and education among other factors as required in the job description. In addition, full-time onX employees are eligible for a grant of common share options with a vesting schedule and a potential annual bonus of 10% based on company performance.