Senior Accountant

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Udemy is seeking a Senior Accountant, based in San Francisco, CA, and reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager. You will be a key member of the Accounting team and serve as a key interface between Finance and the other departments. You will bring energy, ideas and process improvements to driving a faster close process. You will own key components globally for Accounting. The role is a critical role in Accounting and you will have the opportunity to interact with many groups within the company to support the business in an exciting time.

To be successful in this role, you will :

  • You pride yourself on owning your processes and making things better than you found them.
  • You know when to ask questions or ask for help and have the belief that understanding what you do well is important.
  • You are accurate and have experience in dealing with complex activities.
  • You aspire to be a great accountant and want to continue to grow in your career.

What you'll do:

  • Part of a team that drives the Accounting close.
  • Work with Financial Systems teams to automate cash activity and bank reconciliations.
  • Account for global processes regarding assets.
  • Partner with Treasury and other teams on cash management and accounting.
  • Perform variance analysis and reserve analysis.
  • Work together to build out our international accounting processes Interact with auditors for the annual audit.
  • Month End Close (Bank Reconciliations, Journal Preparation, Coding and Understanding of GL Accounts).
  • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation (Fixed Assets, Deposits, Prepaids).
  • Review and book corporate cards and expense reimbursements.

We're excited because you'll have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Finance or related field.
  • Experience in a company with strong growth
  • 4+ years of progressive, relevant experience (Accounting).
  • Strong systems aptitude and proficiency including expert Excel skills, SQL, and Netsuite (or other larger ERP system).
  • Excellent problem-solving diagnosis and analytical skills.
  • Able to manage projects with a thoughtful level of attention.
  • Good understanding of GAAP.
  • A commitment to meet deadlines.

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About Udemy
We believe anyone can build the life they imagine through online learning. Today, more than 35 million students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by exploring and mastering new skills on Udemy, and expert instructors are able to share their knowledge with the world. Through our global marketplace and our solutions for businesses and governments, we connect people everywhere with the skills they need for success in work and life. We’re a close-knit bunch that enjoys problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious belief in the power of learning and teaching to change lives. Udemy’s culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We also celebrate our milestones and support each other every day.
Founded in 2010, Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and São Paulo (Brazil).
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Location

SOMA

An Insider's view of Udemy

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I’ve been really impressed by the work-life balance at Udemy. Each team has the freedom to choose a schedule and system that works for them. Everyone is committed to the success of their team and Udemy as a whole, and this flexibility and trust enables each of us to work in a way that helps maximize our impact.

Katie

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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a member of the Marketing Efficiency Decision Science team, I help determine how Udemy can invest money efficiently. We partner with all levels of the Marketing and Finance teams to align our goals and drive implementation. We also work with the Data Products and platform team to ensure we utilize the most robust models and architecture.

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Data Scientist II

How does the company support your career growth?

Udemy provides me with daily opportunities to grow as an engineer. My manager genuinely cares about my career plan and professional growth. In every project that we’ve chosen for me to work on, I had the chance to improve my weaknesses and demonstrate my strengths. It is so important to feel valued at work, and Udemy has been doing a great job.

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How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My philosophy goes beyond normally scheduled one-on-ones, which I regard as simply guaranteed check points. I have a truly “interrupt me anytime” policy, so my staff feels comfortable enough to talk with me at any moment. My team is my work-family and, as with my own family, it is a top priority for me to be there to support them.

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