• Manager, Accounting

    Accounting & Finance
    Position Type
    Location : Location
  • About Blackhawk Network:

    Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet our partners’ business objectives. We collaborate with our partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. With a presence in over 26 countries, we reliably execute branded payment programs in over 100 countries worldwide. Join us as we shape the future of global branded payments.


    Blackhawk is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, please visit blackhawknetwork.com.


    Manage and lead  a team responsible for global accounting functions (General Corporate Accounting, Inventory and CashStar, a business of Blackhawk Network – a company with high transactional volume primarily in the financial services and gift card spaces.)


    • Manage period end reporting process including accruals and preparing schedules
    • Accurate reporting of financial results and variance analysis to Senior Management
    • Reconciliations & reporting processes to ensure integrity of transactions and accounts
    • Directs the development of process and gap analyses; understand and apply best practices; be hands-on to propose and test solutions
    • Establish and maintain operational procedures and controls; ensure compliance with US GAAP, SOX and other laws/regulations
    • Anticipate and ensure development and maintenance of robust, scalable shared service capabilities (processes, systems, internal controls, policies/procedures, organization and compliance) to support the company's growth
    • Leverage a solid understanding of settlement processes and systems to initiate and drive change
    • Proactively take ownership for successfully implementing all related financial controls, operational business processes, and system solutions
    • Oversees the development of cross functional processes/and or structures that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and financial reporting


    • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field with 6+ years’ experience in finance or settlement operations 
    • 2+ years management experience preferred; able to manage cross-functional teams
    • Public accounting experience preferred
    • Experience using both Microsoft Excel and Word at intermediate level
    • Ability to create and/or design reports within a business intelligence/reporting system
    • Understanding of project lifecycles and an ability to drive projects to completion end-to-end 
    • Self-starter with great attention to detail and follow through and who is resourceful and adept at managing through to reach a goal 
    • Enjoys a fast-paced learning environment and has an ability to understand processes end to end 
    • Effective leadership ability and communication skills, including the ability to work cohesively and diplomatically with team members at differing levels of skill and experience; be able to translate business needs into technical requirements 
    • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible
    • Can operate independently – maintaining exceptionally high standards with limited oversight
    • Must have a strong attention to detail, motivated to ensure accuracy of own work and drive tasks to completion
    • Ability to think critically, work cross functionally to develop and execute creative solutions
    • Ability to manage competing priorities and work within defined timelines
    • Ability to take initiative and be responsive




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