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bout Our Role
The Accounting Manager role is an extremely exciting and unique one at Udemy! The role reports directly to the Assistant Controller and will be a key decision maker and influencer as Udemy evolves post our IPO in Q4 2021!  The role will be heavily project based working closely with the finance leadership team establishing best in class practices for all new business initiatives as well as improving our current process. The Accounting Manager will own relationships with our international entities and consolidation accounting. Interaction and coordination with colleagues in FP&A, Tax, IT, Legal, HR and various other departments across the Company to ensure proper accounting treatment and accurate financial results while also maintaining effective internal controls is critical.
About you
You love rolling up your sleeves and diving into all activities associated with accounting, reporting, internal controls and compliance. You love digging into data and extracting insights. You are curious and have a deep need to understand the “why.” You are a close process fanatic with high attention to detail and sense of urgency. You are hardworking, detail oriented and demonstrate both a strong sense of ownership and good business sense. You possess a strong collaborative approach and are able to build effective relationships. You have strong organizational and communication skills and are able to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate activities and findings both in written and verbal form to individuals, management and auditors. You take initiative and are able to work in a dynamic environment across all levels of management and across functions and geographies with minimal supervision. You are confident, energetic, demonstrate good judgment and are able to influence outcomes globally. You are driven and eager to learn and grow in your career.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the initiative to reduce month-end close by two days and develop strategies to improve accounting operations efficiencies, effectiveness, and scalability, including the development and execution of policy, processes, and systems changes
  • Own monthly financial statements and trend analysis for international subsidiaries (primarily India) to ensure completeness, timeliness and accuracy of results.
  • Work closely with the International Controller to prepare the global consolidation including intercompany eliminations, CTA and consolidation journal entries
  • Partner with international service providers to support our international operations, including statutory reporting, foreign currency impacts, compliance and the procure to pay process
  • Whole ownership over month end close including collaborating with FP&A to deliver robust flux analysis and business insights across the entire business
  • Collaborate with the Director of SOX to implement and monitor a robust and effective controls environment
  • Own building our first ever shared service center including training, hiring, process building and review
  • Accounting systems scaling and ensuring all systems are being used to their full functionality.
  • Mentor, develop and grow junior members of the accounting team
  • Support internal/external audits of the company’s financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor questions and requests

We’re excited about you because you have:

  • 6+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 2+ years of management experience and 3+ years at a Big 4 public accounting firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related degree
  • CPA certification required
  • Experience in NetSuite & Blackline preferred
  • Strong experience and knowledge in U.S. GAAP and SOX internal controls
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