Senior Financial Accountant

Fluency Inc.

Team Overview:

Our team is detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate. We thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex technical problems, and delivering a leading enterprise software platform for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable working with a dynamic team, have experience working in a fast-paced environment, and who have the passion and skills to take our company to the next level.

Job Summary:

As th e Senior Financial Accountant you’ll be responsible for the integrity of the company’s account and financial analysis. The ideal candidate is a detailed oriented, accomplished accounting professional with a history of leading finance functions within a fast-paced organization. Primary responsibilities include ownership of the accounting / finance department though driving financial projections and modeling and overseeing all accounting and finance functions including; closing process, customer billing operations, accounts receivable management, accounts payable, payroll, insurance and risk management, as well as being responsible for all technical accounting research and treasury administration. The Senior Financial Accountant will also be part of the team that creates and implements controls, policies and procedures across all operating areas of the business. This position reports directly to the Head of Finance.

Your Role:

Oversee and administer

Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating and entering transactions in accordance with GAAP 

Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential

Support business leaders with innovative financial analysis and present compelling, data-driven insights to help the business make more informed decisions

Establish relationships with key stakeholders and become a trusted advisor to develop an in depth understanding of business drivers, costs and revenue

Annual budgeting and ongoing forecasting

Manage year end audits along with statutory filings in a variety of jurisdictions 

Accounts payable

Payroll and expense reimbursements

Accounts receivable processing and customer communication as needed

Journal entries and trial balance preparation along with supporting documentation

Develop and maintain department process documentation

Responsible and accountable for all areas of revenue recognition and revenue operations including:

Billing and collections

Contract review

Revenue recognition

Sales tax liability review

Updating internal reports

Responsible and accountable for all aspects of GAAP financial reporting

Review of technical accounting matters

Preparation of standard monthly management reporting package (including board material support)

Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual GAAP financial statements

Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

What We Look For: 

Possesses a positive attitude, strong work ethic and team-oriented mindset

Ability to lead and manage independent projects that influence departments and individuals at all levels throughout the organization

Intellectually curious and able to think deeply and qualitatively about business problems, breaking down issues and presenting solutions

Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner

Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same

Self starter who can drive results and prepare for taking on a prominent role in a face paced, entrepreneurial, growth-oriented company

Strong knowledge of of payroll laws and regulations

Experience with multi-state payroll

Exceptional GAAP and financial reporting technical skills

Exceptional work ethic

Required Experience:

5 years of financial preparation experience ideally in a fast paced, high growth software or technology company.

3-5 years of work experience in financial planning and analysis

Strong US GAAP, ideally with a strong understanding of recurring revenue and ASC 606 Revenue Recognition for Contracts

Excellent a naly tical abilities, problem solving skills and business acumen

Strong financial and business modeling skills with experience building financial models

2 years of payroll accounting experience 

Active CPA licensure preferred

Accounting degree (BS/BA required, MSA/MBA preferred)

Experience with sales tax

Fluency is headquartered in Vermont.  This position is remote US based.  If local, you have the option to go into the office.

Fluency provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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