• Senior Analyst, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    Accounting / Finance - Accounting
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


    Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

    Job Summary

    The Senior Analyst, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting will report to the Director, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting, with constant exposure to executive management. The right candidate should be a self-starter who is detail oriented, result-driven, communicative and collaborative. This individual should be someone who enjoys learning in a fast pace environment and is promotable to a manager role within one or two years.


    Principal duties and responsibilities:


    • Assist the team in rolling forward/updating the 10-K/10-Q/8-K in Workiva and preparing/compiling the support schedules of financial statements, including but not limited to: balance sheet, income statement, cash flows, equity roll forward, and miscellaneous footnotes.
    • Prepare the support binder for 10-K/10-Q/8-K and assist the team in performing quality check of SEC documents.
    • Assist in the quarterly stock compensation accounting process, including but not limited to: running reports from Equity Edge, reviewing/reconciling data, preparing journal entries and doing flux analysis.
    • Maintain the accounting related to certain accounts (goodwill, intangible assets, deferred acquisition payments etc) and prepare periodic account analysis.
    • Maintain external reporting calendar including scheduling and coordination of independent auditors.
    • Assist with the research of technical accounting and reporting issues, including evaluating the impact of new accounting guidance on the Company’s financial statements, as required.
    • Assist with the ongoing compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley. Identify process improvements and assist in the implementation of related processes, policies and procedures to enhance the control environment.
    • Support other processes including goodwill/intangible impairment review and the accounting and reporting efforts related to divestures, acquisitions, debt offerings/repayment and other usual transactions.

    • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing


    Qualifications – 


    Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in accounting or business-related discipline.


    Experience: 3 +years of related experience, with prior experience with a Big 4 accounting firm highly preferred.


    Required skills: Excel (pivot table), Oracle, Hyperion, Workiva


    Preferred skills: Big four audit experience, Equity Edge, software industry experience, experience with auditing/preparing financial statements.

    Additional Information

    Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  


    Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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