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Shiloh Paul

Software Automation Engineer

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Software Automation Engineer

Location: Reston, VA

LeaseAccelerator is seeing a Software Automation Engineer to work on the quality assurance team. This role will be responsible for assisting with the goal of improving the automation tools, automated tests, and processes of the LeaseAccelerator application, while also facilitating time to market for product releases in the short and long term.

Please send your resume to careers@leaseaccelerator.com

Job Responsibilities

  • Bring a development mindset and understanding of automation best practices
  • Design, develop, and expand automation test frameworks, automated tests, and integration tests
  • Build smoke tests and test tools
  • Ensure full end-to-end automation from product initiation to production release
  • Collaborate with the QA Architect, Development, and Accounting Quality Assurance

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of automated framework, automated test, and automated tools development
  • At least 2 years experience with Javascript and Selenium, and a BDD test automation framework, including Cucumber and Gherkin syntax
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related experience
  • Strong analytical skills, with a thorough understanding of automated test best practices, as well as build, deploy, and release workflows
  • Experience with REST API automation and massive parallel test execution frameworks
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, especially SCRUM
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others to analyze situations and resolve issues
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Motivated, self directed, but with the ability to take direction from others
  • Able to clearly document and communicate a design to team members
  • Knowledge of PowerShell, APIs, Chef, and Java also desired
  • Proficient with SSCS, preferably CVS and Git
  • Ability to modify, write, and execute automated tests
  • Experience using various automation tools
  • Ability to multitask and resolve multi-faceted issues with creativity
  • Ability to understand business problems
  • Creative with strong problem solving abilities.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Serenity
  • BrowserStack or Sauce Labs
  • Angular 2
  • Docker
  • Fogbugz and JIRA

 

Applicants must be authorized to work in United States

LeaseAccelerator Services, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

About LeaseAccelerator

LeaseAccelerator is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company based in Northern Virginia. Our mission is to help Fortune 500 companies navigate through one of the largest accounting changes ever: the new lease accounting standards. In the process, we are defining a new category of software that will become a critical component of the back-office operations in every major company around the world.

Product Development Engineer

By | Careers

Product Development Engineer

Location: Reston, VA

We are seeking a dedicated developer who can be tasked with finding and correcting problems and limitations within our flagship SaaS application. This is a person who enjoys digging into code and getting their hands dirty with tasks of all sizes and varying degrees of complexity.

Please send your resume to careers@leaseaccelerator.com

Job Responsibilities

  • Address priority bug reports coming from our constantly growing portfolio of Fortune 1000 clients
  • Focus on refactoring and code refinement based on guidance from static code analysis or building enhancements

This is a software development position. While there may be occasional opportunities to do “green field” development, this position will primarily entail working with and modifying other people’s code. That said, you will find LeaseAccelerator to be an environment in which you can learn, be supported and be mentored by an amazing team of engineers.

Key Qualifications

  • At least three years of relevant programming experience in Java, Javascript, JSP, and Oracle PL/SQL running on Windows
  • Background should include some exposure to leasing or financing as well as a basic understanding of accounting concepts such as operating expense, amortization and depreciation
  • Must be able to interact professionally with colleagues both by e-mail and video-enabled webconference. This means you must be able to clearly communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to recognize and leverage established patterns is a must
  • Experience with Web API development is a plus
  • Experience with ERPs such as Oracle EBS or SAP is a plus, as is experience developing accounting or bookkeeping applications
  • Quickly pick up on new technologies

Applicants must be authorized to work in United States

LeaseAccelerator Services, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

About LeaseAccelerator

LeaseAccelerator is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company based in Northern Virginia. Our mission is to help Fortune 500 companies navigate through one of the largest accounting changes ever: the new lease accounting standards. In the process, we are defining a new category of software that will become a critical component of the back-office operations in every major company around the world.

Customer Success Manager

By | Careers

Customer Success Manager

Location: Reston, VA

The Customer Success Manager (CSM) will play a pivotal role in ensuring the ongoing success, adoption, and engagement of our customer base through proactive and ongoing engagement. The CSM will manage a portfolio of customers as the primary customer point of contact post sale with the goal of increasing product usage and adoption. The CSM organization at LeaseAccelerator is pivotal to demonstrating the commitment of LeaseAccelerator to the long-term success of our customers, with the goal of making all our customers reference-able. Hence, we constantly look to create programs to add value and, where needed, function in an advisory capacity to help our customers develop effective programs around lease management. The CSMs also function in the role of customer advocates and will work with other internal groups in order to meet customer needs in a timely manner – for example, working with product support and technology to ensure timely resolution and effective communication around escalated product issues.

Please send your resume to careers@leaseaccelerator.com

Job Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the entire post-sale customer relationship with a defined book of accounts to create LeaseAccelerator advocates and long-term commitment and engagement in your assigned accounts. This will include:
    • Onboarding
    • Being the primary point of contact for customers
    • Relationship Management
    • Product Education (coordination of internal education resources)
    • Renewal responsibility, including execution of the renewal agreement itself
    • Driving adoption and engagement by understanding the customer lifecycle and needs and developing strategies to help them achieve the most value from the system
    • Responsibility for coordinating upsell related activities and managing the upsell to close, in concert with other LeaseAccelerator internal groups
    • Conducting regular business reviews with managed accounts
  • Develop strong technical knowledge over all aspects of the LeaseAccelerator platform
  • Execute programs to ensure awareness and monitoring of the customer’s adoption of LeaseAccelerator, their value realization, and overall satisfaction with the platform
  • Provide feedback loop and liaise with product management and engineering to provide client feedback and solutions into future releases and provide timely updates to customers
  • Collaborate across all business functions in LeaseAccelerator to maximize customer satisfaction and resolve customer issues in a timely fashion
  • Craft customer onboarding assets, adapt existing assets, and work with cross-functional teams to refine the existing and build a new extraordinary onboarding experience
  • Identify and drive customer references and case studies

Key Qualifications

  • 4 year degree in MIS, accounting, or equivalent is preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience with leasing and knowledge of leasing processes and practices is strongly preferred. Similar experience with accounting may be considered, particularly candidates with a CPA
  • 3-5 years of experience in an account management, customer success management, or another relevant sales role, with a passion for developing strong customer relationships
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong grasp of SaaS success metrics and business model
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to analyze data to make sound decisions
  • Expert negotiation skills specifically with experience handling contract terms and conditions
  • Good emotional intelligence to be able to easily empathize and understand the customer’s requirements, putting customer needs first
  • Proactive and willing to improve on processes – creating feedback loops within internal groups of LAS to ensure the customer is constantly delighted by their customer experience
  • Demonstrated active problem solving
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Familiar with Salesforce.com account management process
  • Out of the box thinker and determined problem solver
  • Self-motivated and willing to take the initiative to drive process improvement
  • Service oriented and enjoys speaking with customers all day
  • Possesses an enthusiastic personality and fosters a positive work environment
  • Willing to travel up to 30% depending on location of customers
  • Moderate to advanced skill level using applications such as Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word.

Applicants must be authorized to work in United States

LeaseAccelerator Services, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

About LeaseAccelerator

LeaseAccelerator is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company based in Northern Virginia. Our mission is to help Fortune 500 companies navigate through one of the largest accounting changes ever: the new lease accounting standards. In the process, we are defining a new category of software that will become a critical component of the back-office operations in every major company around the world.

LeaseAccelerator and Armanino launch joint lease accounting solution

By | Press Releases

RESTON, Va. and SAN RAMON, Calif.– January 17, 2019 – LeaseAccelerator, the pioneer in the Enterprise Lease Accounting software market, announced today that Armaninohas joined its global alliance program. Armanino LLP is one of the top 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the US.Following its success supporting the adoption of the new revenue recognition standards, Armanino has built a practice to assist clients with assessment, strategy and implementation of the new ASC 842 lease accounting standards.

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Lease Accounting Survival Kit

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Lease Accounting Survival Kit – 2019

Are you gearing up for an ASC 842 or IFRS 16 project in 2019? While many public companies are nearing the end of their adoption, private companies are just getting started. Get all the resources you need for a successful project with our 2019 Lease Accounting Survival Kit. Download budget worksheets, project plans, and vendor evaluation checklists as well as our guides to collecting lease data, conducting a lease census, and selecting a software application.

Download Individual Documents

How to Get Started with Your Lease Accounting Project eBook

How to Get Started Guide

Download this guide to understand how to navigate the first 90 days of your lease accounting project.  This eBook provides an introduction to all the key decisions you will need to make to start your implementation – the key risks and challenges; how to staff the project team; and how to estimate the implementation time frame.

lease accounting project plan sample download

Sample Project Plan

Download this customizable project plan in Microsoft Excel or PDF. Useful for FASB ASC 842 or IFRS 16 with both real estate and equipment leasing portfolios. Includes all the major project phases such as business process assessment, software selection, data conversion, implementation and testing.

How to Budget for Your Lease Accounting Project eBook

Budget Planning – Five Big Line Items to Consider

Creating your FASB Lease Accounting Budget will be challenging as there are few, if any, external benchmarks available to use as a foundation for your assumptions and estimates.  The lease accounting standards are new and no large companies have fully implemented them yet.

lease accounting budget worksheet sample download

Sample Budget Worksheet

Download this customizable budget worksheet for the new lease accounting standards in Microsoft Excel format. Useful for FASB ASC 842 or IFRS 16, includes all the key line items for incremental and external costs such as lease accounting licenses, data collection, software implementation and testing.

Evaluation Guide for Lease Accounting Software

Evaluation Guide for Lease Accounting Software

Download this Evaluation Guide for a comprehensive checklist of features you should look for in an Enterprise Lease Accounting software application.  Includes detailed feature lists for Lease Accounting as well as both Real Estate and Equipment Lease Administration.

Lease Accounting Software Vendor Comparison Checklist

Vendor Comparison Checklist for Lease Accounting Software

Download this Vendor Comparison Checklist for Lease Accounting Software. It includes all the key requirements for an enterprise-class solution including lease classification, policy elections and judgments; financial disclosures, management and responsibility center accounting. Downloadable in an editable Microsoft Word document that you can customize and use to rank/compare vendors.

Enterprise Wide Lease Census

Conducting an Enterprise-Wide Lease Census

Download this guide to learn how to create a master list of all the real estate, IT, vehicle and other equipment your company leases.  Learn the 10 places to look to conduct your enterprise-wide lease census.

The 100 Data Fields to Collect

Know what data you need ahead of time to avoid having to repeat the data collection phase. This guide contains a list of 100 of the data fields you will need to collect per lease to achieve compliance with the new standards.

Learn More about the New Lease Accounting Standards

White Papers, Handbooks, and Research Studies

Executive Guide | Lease and Non-Lease Components

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To separate or not separate - That is the question creating anxiety for many technical accountants around the world as they implement the new leasing standards. Understand the pros and…
Lease Accounting Audit Completeness eBook

Executive Guide | Lease Accounting Audit Completeness

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What items will external auditors be focused on after the implementation deadline for lease accounting? There has been little guidance published by the big four firms yet. However, one topic…
Maintaining Lease Accounting Data

Executive Guide | Maintaining Lease Accounting Data

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Few companies have given significant consideration to the processes required for maintaining lease accounting data on Day Two and beyond. How will you ensure that your lease accounting system is…

Webinar | How Healthcare Organizations Can Prepare for ASC 842 / GASB 87 / IFRS 16

By | Webinars

Are You Ready for the New Lease Accounting Standards?

Wednesday, January 23rd
2:00 pm ET | 1:00 pm CT | 11:00 am PT

Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE Credit

Preparing for compliance under the new leasing accounting standards — ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 — potentially poses a major undertaking for hospitals and health systems. Implementing these new leasing standards will likely be the biggest project that controllers and financial accounting teams will tackle in 2019.

During this live webinar, lease accounting experts from RGP Healthcare and LeaseAccelerator will discuss how healthcare entities can avoid first timer implementation mistakes (lessons learned from public companies) and share the critical milestones for ensuring successful adoption of the new lease accounting standards.

Attendees will learn:

  • What is the impact of the new lease accounting rules?
  • What key decisions/data are required to start your implementation?
  • What common implementation pitfalls can be avoided?
  • How do you budget, plan and staff to achieve Day 1 compliance by the upcoming deadline?
  • What considerations need to be made for ensuring Day 2 and beyond compliance?

Register for the Healthcare Webinar

Joni Noel

Senior VP, Healthcare | RGP

Timothy Tickle

Director, Healthcare | RGP

Ingemar Lanevi

VP, Finance & Capital Markets | LeaseAccelerator

Watch a 1 minute Explainer Video on Lease Strategy for Healthcare Companies

LeaseAccelerator Continues Growth with Oracle-Centric Companies

By | Press Releases

LONDON – 15 January 2019 – LeaseAccelerator, the pioneer of the Enterprise Lease Accounting software category, announced today that over 50 Oracle-centric companies have selected its SaaS application to comply with the new IFRS 16 and ASC 842 standards. LeaseAccelerator offers a global lease accounting engine and dedicated subledger that can be easily integrated with Oracle’s ERP platforms, including Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and their new Fusion applications.

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Webinar | How Healthcare Organizations Can Prepare for ASC 842 / GASB 87 / IFRS 16

By | Webinars

Are You Ready for the New Lease Accounting Standards?

Wednesday, January 23rd
2:00 pm ET | 1:00 pm CT | 11:00 am PT

Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE Credit

Preparing for compliance under the new leasing accounting standards — ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 — potentially poses a major undertaking for hospitals and health systems. Implementing these new leasing standards will likely be the biggest project that controllers and financial accounting teams will tackle in 2019.

During this live webinar, lease accounting experts from RGP Healthcare and LeaseAccelerator will discuss how healthcare entities can avoid first timer implementation mistakes (lessons learned from public companies) and share the critical milestones for ensuring successful adoption of the new lease accounting standards.

Attendees will learn:

  • What is the impact of the new lease accounting rules?
  • What key decisions/data are required to start your implementation?
  • What common implementation pitfalls can be avoided?
  • How do you budget, plan and staff to achieve Day 1 compliance by the upcoming deadline?
  • What considerations need to be made for ensuring Day 2 and beyond compliance?

Register for the Healthcare Webinar

Joni Noel

Senior VP, Healthcare | RGP

Timothy Tickle

Director, Healthcare | RGP

Ingemar Lanevi

VP, Finance & Capital Markets | LeaseAccelerator

Watch a 1 minute Explainer Video on Lease Strategy for Healthcare Companies

Webinar | How Healthcare Organizations Can Prepare for ASC 842 / GASB 87 / IFRS 16

By | Webinars

Are You Ready for the New Lease Accounting Standards?

Wednesday, January 23rd
2:00 pm ET | 1:00 pm CT | 11:00 am PT

Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE Credit

Preparing for compliance under the new leasing accounting standards — ASC 842, GASB 87, and IFRS 16 — potentially poses a major undertaking for hospitals and health systems. Implementing these new leasing standards will likely be the biggest project that controllers and financial accounting teams will tackle in 2019.

During this live webinar, lease accounting experts from RGP Healthcare and LeaseAccelerator will discuss how healthcare entities can avoid first timer implementation mistakes (lessons learned from public companies) and share the critical milestones for ensuring successful adoption of the new lease accounting standards.

Attendees will learn:

  • What is the impact of the new lease accounting rules?
  • What key decisions/data are required to start your implementation?
  • What common implementation pitfalls can be avoided?
  • How do you budget, plan and staff to achieve Day 1 compliance by the upcoming deadline?
  • What considerations need to be made for ensuring Day 2 and beyond compliance?

Register for the Healthcare Webinar

Speakers

Joni Noel

Senior VP, Healthcare | RGP

Timothy Tickle

Director, Healthcare | RGP

Ingemar Lanevi

VP, Finance & Capital Markets | LeaseAccelerator

Watch a 1 minute Explainer Video on Lease Strategy for Healthcare Companies

Lease Accounting 2018 – Our 10 Favorite Articles of the Year

By | Blog

There were an overwhelming number of articles covering the new standards published in 2018. We reviewed hundreds of articles published in journals, blog posts, and big audit firm guides to hand pick the 10 best articles of the year. These guides can offer some last minute guidance for public company filers and help private companies get started on their implementations the right way.

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