Technical Accounting Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Dec 11, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 113603263
Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Team up with one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry, Apple. Join our Finance team and make an impact on the company known for its impressive lineup including iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch and iTunes. At Apple, you’ll share in our commitment to excellence and partner with world-class leaders, all with one unified vision—creating innovative products that surprise and delight customers. Finance is about “fueling innovation,” and we do this by hiring well-rounded, top quality individuals with integrity and accountability. Collaboration, innovation and proactive thinking are core values of our Finance team. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to explain concepts and articulate your expert opinion at all levels within Apple
  • Experience with technical accounting research and analysis for topics including inventory, consolidations, leases, research and development, business combinations, and revenue
  • Strong documentation skills—clear, concise, detailed and accurate
  • Proven ability to build strong positive relationships and work directly with senior executives
  • CPA or equivalent, IFRS experience a plus
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience (preferably focused on technology industry) from public accounting and/or large public companies
  • Critical thinker who can foresee potential obstacles and consider alternative approaches
  • Lifelong learner who is passionate about their subject matter expertise and emerging trends


As a member of the Technical Accounting team, you will have the opportunity to work with worldwide finance and business teams, providing accounting guidance on complex issues. The Technical Accounting team partners closely with our creative and cutting-edge operations, research and development, and sales teams to ensure they are provided with top-notch accounting guidance to drive the business forward. You will have the opportunity to advise on a broad range of business issues and continually improve our financial and operational processes. Responsibilities: Perform technical research on complex matters and effectively communicate accounting issues to business partners, ensuring that relevant accounting issues are identified, debated, resolved and documented Review contractual arrangements with business partners to ensure proper accounting Support cross-functional implementation of new accounting standards, serving as the accounting subject matter expert Prepare accounting memoranda supporting complex transactions Establish, document, and educate others on Apple-wide accounting policies Support Apple-wide educational efforts on accounting and finance related topics

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance

Additional Requirements