Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial reporting

United States
Finance – Finance /
Full-time /
About us:

Have you always wanted to put your passion for education to use on the job? Would you like to work with an incredible team making an impact on learning around the world? If you answered yes, we can't wait to meet you!

And just who are we? Edpuzzle is a leading edtech company with offices in San Francisco and Barcelona and over 10 years of history helping teachers find and create exciting, interactive video lessons. Over 80% of U.S. schools and millions of teachers and students in 190+ countries around the world are already using Edpuzzle to make education more equitable and engaging.

About the role:

We’re looking for our next Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial reporting to join the Finance team in the United States. As a member of the Finance team, the Senior Financial Reporting Manager will be a goal-oriented, highly accurate team player and will help Edpuzzle continue to build a high-performing Finance department. To succeed, you will need to be a master of organization with strong attention to detail to achieve a month-end close deadline. Drive to exceed performance expectations will contribute to efficiency and reduction of the month-end close cycle.

Wondering what it’s like to work at Edpuzzle?

Picture a place where you can connect with your teammates, whether remotely or in person, whenever you need support. A place where one day you're helping shape one of the biggest edtech platforms in the world, and the next day you're doing a teambuilding activity with your coworkers. A place where everyone has been selected because they're the best at what they do, and where your manager and team trust your decisions fully. A place where you're encouraged to learn and grow because education is the cornerstone of everything we do. Check out the job details below to see if Edpuzzle could be the right fit for you!

About the job:

    • Proactively identify, independently research, and document complex technical accounting matters
    • Partner cross function to design, implement, and document processes and internal controls
    • Establish a solid control environment that will support our progression from private to public
    • Prepare clear, concise, and timely technical accounting white paper memos on complex, non-routine transactions
    • Lead the planning, coordination, and execution of technical projects to support company IPO readiness initiatives
    • Evidence of exceptional US GAAP technical accounting proficiency across multiple areas such as revenue recognition (ASC 606), deferred revenue (ASC 430), other assets, and deferred cost (ASC 340), leases (ASC 842), stock-based compensation (ASC 718), contingencies (ASC 450), consolidation (ASC 810), business combinations (ASC 805), financial instrument (ASC 825), research and development (ASC 730), foreign currency matters (ASC 830), and debt and equity (ASC 480)
    • Partner with the broader accounting team to implement efficient, scalable, US GAAP compliant accounting processes
    • Assist in the Company’s SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) compliance efforts as they relate to technical accounting and accounting policies
    • Automate within accounting system and other tools where possible
    • Liaise with external auditors and other external consultants to drive timely accounting conclusions and disclosures
    • Educate and provide training to other members of the accounting team on technical accounting matters
    • Additional responsibilities may be assigned

About you:

    • CPA and Big 4 public accounting experience required
    • At least 1 year of working experience at a Big 4 company
    • 6+ years of relevant accounting experience between public accounting and industry
    • Must have experience preparing clear, concise, and timely technical accounting white paper memos on complex, non-routine transactions
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to clearly and concisely document and effectively communicate complex accounting and reporting issues to accounting and non-accounting personnel
    • A desire to work in a hyper-growth, fast-paced, exciting business environment with a sense of urgency
    • Ability to manage multiple assignments, balance workload independently, and meet deadlines
    • Must be a dependable team player with a positive attitude and result-oriented
    • Must have reliable internet connection (landline not mobile) of 20 Mbps or faster

Bonus skills:

    • IPO readiness or public company experience
    • Experience in SaaS or edtech company
    • Excellent research and analytical skills
    • Netsuite, Oracle, or SAP experience
    • Experience working with remote teams
    • … or another amazing skill you bring to the table that we haven’t thought of yet!

What’s it like to work remotely?

    • Work from the comfort of your own home or chosen coworking space
    • Meet with your manager and team via video calls on Google Meet or Slack 
    • Connect with coworkers via Slack (with channels for work and for fun!) 
    • To enjoy our remote work policy, you’ll need high-speed internet access

    • Hiring for remote work in these states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington

What we offer:

    • Competitive salary at $118,000- $200,000 and a yearly salary review
    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • 401(k) matching
    • 14 paid holidays and flexible PTO
    • Work-from-home stipend
    • Quarterly team building events during working hours
    • Incredible opportunity to grow, learn, and build lifetime bonds with other passionate people
Additional information and relevant documentation regarding the E-Verify process will be provided during the recruitment period.

Edpuzzle is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Edpuzzle makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

References from previous employers will be requested from candidates during the selection process. If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to hearing from you!