Technical Accountant

ID:  6095
Function:  Finance

North Reading, MA, US

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Organization & Role

Teradyne has a new position open for a Technical Accountant. This position will report to the Technical Accounting Manager and have responsibilities involving technical accounting issues, revenue recognition, policies and procedures, finance special projects, SOX compliance, and supporting external financial reporting. This would be a great position for a big four candidate to transition into private industry.




  • Review revenue transactions
  • Research accounting and financial reporting requirements, recommend accounting treatment for transactions based on such research and document the recommendation.
  • Assist in the completion of special projects such as potential acquisitions and implementation of processes around new SEC standards.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of SEC and governmental filings
  • Assist with the management and execution of Teradyne’s Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance program.
  • Update and maintain accounting policies and procedures manual; monitor consistent application across Teradyne
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification of and compliance with new accounting guidance, provide GAAP interpretation and document Teradyne’s conclusion. 

Basic Qualifications & Skills


  •     Big four public accounting experience (2+ years) a must 
  •     Technical accounting knowledge 
  •     Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance experience 
  •     Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  •     Strong writing skills 
  •     Problem solving skills 
  •     Organized, detail-oriented and thorough


  •     Bachelor's Degree in accounting and a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience
  •     CPA required 




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