FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Technical Accounting Manager



IT, Accounting & Finance
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

*This is a hybrid role and will require a few days a week onsite at our Greenwood Village, CO location*

Position Summary:

The Technical Accounting Manager focuses on complex business issues such as acquisitions, stock compensation, and financial consolidation and reporting. They are responsible for managing the research and documentation of our overall company’s technical accounting positions and providing guidance to entities across the globe. The Manager is an integral part of the accounting and finance organization and has frequent interaction with accounting and finance leadership, including executive leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interpret accounting literature and apply technical standards to complex business issues and transactions.
  • Own technical accounting functions, including equity compensation, purchase accounting, lease accounting, and coordination with the tax team to ensure proper accounting for income taxes (ASC 740).
  • Lead the development of technical accounting policies and reporting.
  • Assist with global consolidation and both internal and external reporting processes.
  • Participate in acquisition integrations and establish reporting guidelines.
  • Assess current internal controls and provide input on the design and implementation of additional controls.
  • Assist with the annual audit, including the preparation of timely, high-quality technical accounting memos on all key technical accounting matters.

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least three (6) years of increasingly responsible accounting and reporting experience with a public accounting firm, a large public company, or a combination of both.
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) experience in consolidated reporting.
  • Experience with SEC reporting preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a fast-growing company preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to multiple demands and shifting/competing priorities while delivering high-quality work in a fast-paced environment.

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. and M.A./M.S. in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • CPA certification is required.


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary between the range of $91,000 - $135,000 depending on experience

Expected Closing Date: 6/19/2024


*** Colorado law requires an estimated closing date for job postings. Please don't be discouraged from applying if you see this date has passed ***
*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.
At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.