Senior Financial Accountant

Full Time

Team Overview:
At Fluency, we come together under two shared passions that drive our culture: the scaling of digital ad operations, and fostering a workplace environment rooted in open communication, inclusivity, and a growth-oriented mindset. These passions not only set us apart in the industry, but also fuel our collective drive to reshape the industry and reinvent ourselves along the way. We're not just revolutionizing the digital advertising horizon, we're shaping an organization where every member feels a sense of pride and is inspired to do their best work.

Job Summary:
As the 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 analytical 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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