Director of Accounting

Director of Accounting
G&A | Seattle, WA | Full-Time
 
Highspot’s accounting team is hiring a Director of Accounting to oversee the accounting function end-to-end. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a well-funded company in hyper-growth mode. This is a hands-on position responsible for driving the improvement of tools, processes and procedures to allow the company to scale.  The role is based in Seattle and reports to the VP of Finance.
 
Responsibilities
·       Provide leadership for the accounting department
·       Oversee and review all aspects of day-to-day accounting operations, including:
·       Accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll
·       Monthly reconciliations for all bank, credit card and other balance sheet accounts
·       Various state and local excise tax returns and other filings
·       Fixed asset, deferred revenue and prepaid schedules
·       Various weekly/monthly reports and analyses
·       Monthly closes and year-end audits
·       Maintain accuracy of accounting records, maintain proper internal controls, and ensure compliance with all relevant company policies
·       Develop and execute processes in support of the company’s strategic plan
·       Liaise with outside CPA’s on all audit, and federal & state tax matters
·       Working with the VP of Finance, evaluate need for new systems, processes, procedures and controls, and implement as needed
·       Assist FP&A team with budget and forecasting processes
 
Qualifications
·       Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting (minimum) and CPA
·       Mix of public and private accounting with progressive increases in responsibility
·       Strong knowledge of GAAP, including financial statement preparation and revenue recognition for subscription services
·       Multiple years of management experience
·       International Accounting exposure
·       Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
·       Experience implementing general ledger and/or other accounting software
·       Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
·       Strong interpersonal and team skills
·       Good communication skills, both written and verbal
·       Ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly
·       Flexible, organized, and detail oriented
 
Benefits
·       Full medical, dental, and vision benefits
·       Flexible work and vacation schedules
·       Transportation benefits
·       Competitive compensation and equity
·       Fully-stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks
·       Free catered Friday lunches
·       Team building outside of the office
·       Company bonding events throughout the year
·       Opportunities to attend trade shows, conferences, and industry events
·       Open office, based in the heart of Seattle
·       Great views of the city and Puget Sound
·       Meaningfully contribute to a compelling vision
·       Environment to do your best work
 
About Highspot
Highspot helps sales teams improve customer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. From content optimization and performance analytics to in-context training, guided selling, and more, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, sales teams are able to stay connected to the best-performing content for each opportunity, customize and optimize their content, and more effectively engage with their customers and prospects. With 90 percent average monthly recurring usage and global support in over 125 countries, Highspot is the sales enablement industry's most trusted solution.
 
Equal Opportunity Statement
We aim to build an inclusive workforce. If you’re passionate about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply. 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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