Senior Accountant - Education Technology Company

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 06-01-2018
We have been retained by a growing education technology company to find an experience Accountant or Senior Accountant to join their team.  The accountant will be responsible for:
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead the month-end close process on a day-to-day basis
  • Work closely with FP&A on reporting results to universities
  • Ensure revenue and expenses are captured in accordance with the company’s accounting policies.
  • Own the monthly reconciliation process for all balance sheet accounts including accounts receivable, deferred revenue, university-related payables, fixed assets, and cash.
  • Prepare and maintain transfer pricing records and reconciliations, global intercompany reconciliations and eliminations, balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Review and analyze balance sheet and profit & loss accounts
  • Participate in other ad hoc project, month-end close process and corporate accounting functions when required
  • Assist in preparation of public-company equivalent financial statements and footnotes
  • Utilize the Floqast tool to manage the close process and reduce the time to close
  • Collaborate on process improvement and implement processes as necessary
  • Assist with audits and tax returns as needed 
Requirements
  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Similar
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in accounting and month-end close
  • Foreign currency and corporate income tax exposure preferred.
  • Understanding of accounts payable, purchasing and general ledger accounting processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work as a hands-on team player in a small group environment across all levels of the company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
Nice-to-have
  • NetSuite experience a plus
  • Business Process Improvement skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Education Company 
  • CPA
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