Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation and weather tracking int the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth
As part of strengthening its global Finance and Accounting team, Spire is seeking a Director, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting who is passionate about adding value to the organization through strong and relentless focus on timely and accurate financial accounting and reporting, process improvement and automation. This will continue to enhance Spire’s scalability and the Director will be a key participant on our road/ journey to “IPO Readiness”. This is an exciting opportunity for a proven finance professional and leader who possesses a keen attention to detail, sees the “bigger picture” on a global scale, enjoys challenges, can juggle multiple priorities, focuses on continuous improvement and thrives at going above and beyond. The role will require proven accounting and reporting experience (specifically US GAAP and public company reporting experience in the US), practical problem-solving skills, staff management and development experience, and a good balance between strategic thinking and a willingness to roll up sleeves and dive into the detail. Working closely with the VP, Global Controller, the Director, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting will play a crucial role in helping to drive the future growth and continued success of Spire - with specific focus and attention on provision of high quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, leadership of the US Accounting team, SOX readiness and preparation, and technical and practical assessment of impact on Spire from any and all new standards and/ or GAAP changes, including preparation of all associated memos/ white papers and close liaison and coordination with our external auditors.
You will report directly to our recently appointed VP, Global Controller who is based in Glasgow, Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced finance professional, with strong accounting and US public company reporting experience, to take full day-to-day accounting and reporting responsibility for our activities in the domestic US region and all of the group’s consolidated reporting. Ensuring compliance with all of Spire’s accounting and other compliance responsibilities, including driving the development of and adherence to related policies and procedures, the Senior Director, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting will provide key guidance and leadership to the wider Finance and Accounting team, specifically as regards all financial reporting matters and related GAAP treatments.
You will be a key member of Spire’s financial leadership team and work closely with operational and functional leaders to build and develop timely, accurate and reliable systems and processes for all of our financial reporting. Working closely with the VP, Global Controller, you will help to build and will lead a highly talented and high-performing US domestic Accounting team.
Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. Our employees represent over 32 countries, across 6 different continents.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.
We are constantly looking for bright growth-minded people to join our teams around the world. If you would like to join us you can email your CV here:Send my application