Intel Accounting Policy Manager in Plano, Texas

Job Description

Intel Security has amazing opportunities ahead! In the next several months, we anticipate transitioning to a stand-alone company. This will help to position us as one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity companies in the world. During this transition, we will continue to have a bold vision to achieve, which we can’t achieve without talented people.

The Accounting Policy Manager role will report to the Chief Accounting Officer. The ideal fit would be someone from the software industry and has a deep understanding of US GAAP and SEC reporting. You will have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and be a licensed CPA. You will provide expert advice and accounting guidance for technical accounting issues related to:

New accounting guidance issued by standard setters and regulatory agencies.

Questions arising from Accounting and Finance Controllers regarding application of the Company's accounting policies and U.S. GAAP to significant and unusual transactions.

Assessment of accounting and financial reporting effects of new business initiatives.

Prepare and/or revise accounting policies and procedures to reflect new accounting pronouncements or guidance, to improve clarity or to respond to changing circumstances.

Communicate with Finance personnel regarding accounting changes, new accounting standards, technical accounting topics, and other related business and control issues.

Monitor and analyze emerging issues and proposed rule changes; prepare comment letters to regulatory agencies and assist in the implementation of new requirements across affected business areas.

Drafting sections of the Company's external financial reports and collaborating with the Accounting, Finance and business personnel on disclosures of business activities, results, and drivers.

Aggregating and reviewing financial information provided by Business Units for disclosure in the Company's financial reports.

Work directly with external auditors regarding accounting and reporting conclusions.


8+ years of experience, which may include any of the following (or a combination of more than one):

Big 4 Public Accounting Firm;

Technical accounting group at a large corporate organization;

Regulatory agency or accounting standard setter (i.e., SEC, FASB); or

External Financial Reporting with a public company.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting


Strong financial aptitude and robust analytical skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.