Finance Manager or Senior Financial Analyst (Remote in Taiwan)

Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan
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!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 Finance Manager or Senior Financial Analyst to join the Finance team in the APAC region. You will be a goal-oriented, highly accurate team player and will help Edpuzzle continue to build a high-performing Finance organization. To succeed, you will need to be a master of organization with strong attention to detail and achieve a month-end close deadline. The 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, 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:

    • Responsible for FP&A activities including budgeting, planning, and forecasting, as well as reporting/analyzing key business metrics
    • Monitor and approve purchase requisitions to ensure the financial results will come within the budget
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reviews for the leadership teams pinpointing key insights, shortfalls, and opportunities
    • Partner closely with Recruiting, HR, and Business leaders to manage headcount and plan hires that fit within the financial plans
    • Identify and monitor key sales metrics such as ARR, New Bookings, Renewals, Upsells, churn, etc
    • Prepare and analyze full-funnel metrics by region and segment
    • Improve planning processes and systems and financial reporting structure and processes to enhance management visibility and decision-making
    • Ad hoc projects and analysis to provide financial visibility and unlock opportunities, improve conversions, and improve Returns on Investments
    • Help create and maintain dashboards (e.g., NetSuite, Salesforce and Tableau) to provide valuable insights to senior leadership
    • Ensure timely and accurate financial statement preparations in accordance with US GAAP
    • Prepare journal entries in the following (but not limited to) areas: revenue, accrued expenses and payroll
    • Fixed asset and depreciation
    • Internally developed software
    • Approve journal entries that are prepared by other accountants
    • Perform or review and approve revenue recognition analysis that is prepared by other accountants
    • Prepare or review and approve balance sheet reconciliation that is prepared by other accountants
    • Review and approve Purchase Requisitions that are submitted by Accounts Payable Accountants
    • Participate and lead new system implementation(s)
    • Assist in tax preparation and filing

Additional responsibilities as a Finance Manager:

    • Manage timely month-end close
    • Educate and provide training to other members of the accounting team on technical accounting matters
    • Develop and implement accounting and finance policies and procedures
    • Proactively identify, independently research, and document complex technical accounting matters
    • Partner cross-functionally 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
    • 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 the accounting system and other tools where possible
    • Liaise with external auditors and other external consultants to drive timely accounting conclusions and disclosures

About you:

    • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in GL accounting and FP&A is required. US company experience is preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in accountancy, finance, or related field. CPA or MBA is required
    • Working knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and accounting policies
    • Experience with a high-growth enterprise business. B2B SaaS is preferred
    • 5-8 years of progressive and relevant experience in areas such as FP&A, corporate finance, and investment banking
    • Thoughtful financial modeling capabilities focused on enterprise subscription businesses
    • Strong systems aptitude and expert-level proficiency in Excel and Google Sheets
    • Experience in BI tools
    • Excellent problem-solving diagnosis and analytical skills
    • Understanding of GAAP revenue recognition standards and accruals.
    • Experience in supporting finance executives such as controllers, VPs of Finance, Heads of Finance, or CFOs is required
    • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills: the ability to explain complex accounting matters to a non-finance audience
    • Ability to follow accounting standards, company policies, and procedures
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, balance workload independently, and meet deadlines
    • Must be a dependable team player with a positive attitude
    • English proficiency is required

Bonus skills:

    • Prior experience with QuickBooks accounting system, NetSuite and
    • Experience in SaaS or edtech company
    • 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
    • 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

What we offer:

    • Competitive salary and a yearly salary review based on performance
    • Private health insurance policy24 paid holidays plus December 24th and 31st
    • Incredible opportunity to grow, learn, and build lifetime bonds with other passionate people
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!