Manager, SEC Reporting - Remote

Remote /
Finance – Finance /
Full-time Exempt
Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 92 million registered learners as of Sept. 30, 2021. Coursera partners with over 250 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including Guided Projects, courses, Specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in many high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.

Financial management is crucial to the performance and success of any company. The roles and responsibilities of the Coursera Finance team include accounting, financial reporting, analysis, planning, budgeting, and compliance. Problem solvers at heart, this team works to fuel Coursera’s growth by developing creative solutions in response to accounting and finance challenges.

As an SEC reporting manager, you will be responsible for the preparation of all required SEC filings including Form 10-Q and 10-K, proxy statement, Section 16 filings, and any other filings as deemed necessary. In addition, the SEC reporting team is responsible for the accounting, reporting, and disclosures related to stock-based compensation. You will partner with key stakeholders such as Finance, Accounting, Tax, SOX, Legal, Investor Relations, and People Operations, and work directly with external auditors and third-party vendors. This position will report directly to the Director of External Reporting.


    • Manage the preparation of SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, in compliance with SEC Regulations and US GAAP
    • Prepare and review supporting documentation and schedules supporting the financial statements and footnotes
    • Monitor new SEC/GAAP guidance, research new accounting pronouncements on SEC and technical accounting issues to determine appropriate accounting treatment and financial disclosures
    • Coordinate closely with external auditors on technical accounting and SEC reporting matters and provide timely support for quarterly reviews and annual audit
    • Assist with managing equity compensation records and analysis of stock-based compensation
    • Various special projects such as the implementation of new accounting standards, help drive process improvements to enable speed and accuracy over the quarterly reporting process, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
    • 6+ years of accounting experience 
    • Experience working with Big 4 accounting firm and/or public company experience 
    • Knowledge of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

Preferred Qualifications:

    • CPA license
    • Familiarity with SEC filing software (Active Disclosure, Workiva, or similar tool) 
    • Experience with financial/ERP systems (Netsuite), Microsoft Office, Google Workspace

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