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Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
About Highspot
Highspot is pioneering the category that is fundamentally changing the way companies increase sales productivity. On a mission to transform the way millions of people work with sales enablement, Highspot is committed to building breakthrough software with a spark of magic. We believe a great place to work is about more than the work – it’s about what the company stands for, and how it authentically represents its values in the real world. To this end, we have put intentional focus on creating equitable workspaces for each of our employees. Our goal is to create a culture where everyone feels a deep sense of belonging and is empowered to be an agent of change, with the ability to transform themselves, their workplace, and their world.
About the Role
Highspot’s rapidly growing, pre-IPO Accounting team is looking to add an Accounting Manager to join their team. You will work across teams to support the building of the company’s external financial reporting, internal control processes and procedures, and potential overall IPO readiness. You will play an integral role in shaping the evolution of our close processes, financial reporting, and internal controls structure. You will also advise on the accounting implications of new initiatives and transactions. This highly visible role will report to the Director of Accounting based in the US and will need to work in different time zone as necessary.

What You'll Do

  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial reports in accordance with US GAAP and accounting policies.
  • Lead the financial reporting disclosures and footnotes updates to maintain compliance with applicable SEC and FASB guidelines.
  • Partner to manage accounting period-end close with GL Accounting including posting journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Manage Investor Relations and filing materials as necessary.
  • Manage the annual audit and statutory compliance process.
  • Research and prepare technical accounting documentation as needed.
  • Lead treasury activities such as banking relationships, subsidiary fundings and transfers.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedural documentation on areas of responsibility.
  • Innovate and collaborate for continuous process improvement - advise and lead others in the implementation of ideas and innovations to improve upon existing systems, internal controls, and work processes impacting financial close and reporting.
  • Partner with teams such as IT Applications, Finance, Tax and Legal to determine and operationalize the accounting implications of new business initiatives and transactions.
  • Attract, retain, and develop high performing talents to meet the needs of a growing business and provide ongoing thoughtful development conversations.

Your Background

  • 5+ years (+2 years in management) of relevant public accounting and/or industry experience.
  • Fluency in U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting as well as ability to research and document complex accounting issues and findings.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience with NetSuite, Carta, WorkDay and FloQast is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Experience with internal controls (design, implementation and execution).
  • Demonstrated history of taking on various types of challenging projects and producing results.
  • Ability to understand, evaluate, and develop end to end processes.
  • CPA preferred.
Base salary range: $109,000 - $177,000. Employees are eligible to receive stock options and may also receive other forms of compensation.
The above represents total expected compensation for this role. Actual compensation will depend on various job-related factors, including, but not limited to, location, experience, and job qualifications.
Highspot also offers the following employee benefits for this position:
-Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life benefits
-Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contribution
-401(k) Matching with immediate vesting on employer match
-Flexible PTO
-8 paid holidays and 5 paid days for Annual Holiday Week
-Quarterly Recharge Fridays (paid days off for mental health recharge)
-18 weeks paid parental leave
-Professional development opportunities through LinkedIn Learning
-Access to Coaches and Therapists through Modern Health
-2 volunteer days per year
-Commuting benefits
Equal Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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