Posted 6 months ago  

Director of Accounting at Automattic

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We’re looking for an outstanding Director of Accounting to join one of the most unique accounting groups in the world. You will lead a significant part of Automattic’s accounting team to navigate the wide range of issues involved in building Automattic’s global business.

The Director of Accounting will:

  • Oversee the month end close process, accounts payable, payroll, and treasury operations
  • Lead a talented team of driven accountants dispersed across multiple countries in a distributed environment
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures
  • Play an integral role in M&A, coordinating due diligence, the valuation and opening balance sheet, and post-combination integration
  • Design, implement and maintain process narratives, risk assessments, and internal controls compliant with SOX
  • Continuously challenge and improve processes and procedures aimed at increased visibility and communication of results, automation, and shorter yet more accurate close cycles
  • Plan, organize and coordinate the completion of multiple annual audits

We’d love to hear from you if:

  • You have a CPA or equivalent license and have worked with one of the Big 4 accounting firms at least at the manager level
  • You have worked with software as a service (SaaS) or other subscription businesses
  • You have experience with ASC 805 including the oversight of the required accounting for acquisitions
  • You have excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • You are passionate about building and leading teams across accounting, payroll, and related areas in a distributed environment
  • You love a dynamic, fast-growing environment
  • You are highly motivated to learn new things and improve your skills

If you have experience with WordPress, software development, coding, open source, or other relevant areas, don’t forget to mention it. Like all positions at Automattic, you’ll work remotely.