Director of Accounting

Full Time Posted 11 days ago
Main Location
Boston, MA, United States
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powertofly approved What Pluralsight Has to Offer:

Pluralsight is the technology skills platform organizations and individuals in 150+ countries count on to innovate and create progress for the world. Named one of our best work-from-home companies in 2020, Pluralsight believes in using technology to make the world a better place. They offer great benefits like:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive compensation (fair salary, bonus plans + equity)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Office and home office perks!
  • Job Description:

    We are seeking a Director of Accounting to partner with the VP of Accounting and Corporate Controller to build and lead a world-class accounting and finance team through the next phase of our growth journey. This person will oversee our revenue, financial reporting and accounts receivable functions to ensure a timely and accurate close. This person will also partner with other teams in the department to ensure accounting policies are adopted and applied appropriately. This person will manage special projects related to significant and unusual transactions, including acquisitions. 

    Who you are:

    • You have a deep understanding of accounting and finance concepts

    • You are a problem solver, who likes to build and improve processes

    • You are a self-starter and an original thinker

    • You are a team player and want to work with a world-class team

    What you’ll own:

    • Review the monthly, quarterly and annual internal and external financial reporting packages

    • Ensure financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP

    • Evaluate accounting issues related to non-routine and complex transactions, conducting research to identify applicable accounting guidance and preparing position papers documenting issues, facts and conclusions

    • Manage external audits and compliance with debt covenants

    • Project manage accounting and integration efforts in acquisitions

    • Perform accounting due diligence for M&A targets

    • Review revenue contracts to ensure appropriate application of ASC 606

    • Review changes in the order to cash process to ensure systems are operating effectively to capture proper revenue recognition

    • Establish and maintain an effective control environment, both financial and operational

    • As necessary, assist in or lead special projects

    • Conduct ad hoc financial/operational analysis as required


    Experience you’ll need:

    • CPA required

    • 5-7 years of accounting experience; 4-5 years Big 4 public accounting experience preferred

    • Prior successful management experience preferred

    • Strong technical knowledge of ASC 606 and US GAAP

    • Experience with multi-national companies

    • NetSuite experience preferred

    • Financial reporting experience

    • Experience with acquisition accounting preferred

    • Advanced knowledge of Excel

    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

    • Attention to detail and good time management skills

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    Director of Accounting