The Accounting Manager performs a broad range of special projects interfacing with internal and external customers or senior management. This position monitors accounting changes, assists with financial reporting, and conducts high-level calculations. This position provides decision authority within defined monetary amounts that may significantly impact business strategies or plans. The Accounting Manager manages projects and situations independently without detailed direction and guidance and works with abstract concepts and complexity.
Manages and coordinates a broad range of projects, many of which are non-standard reporting
Reviews complex calculations for reporting and financial statements
Analyzes and reviews projects requiring extensive research of internal or external data and suggests and implements suggested recommendations to assist in making rational business decisions
Reviews and concludes on transactions for appropriate accounting treatment
Reviews technical or new accounting issues and the associated accompanying memo with responsibility for final conclusion.
Creates new internal accounting corporate policies and maintain existing policies
Prepares and reviews items to be included in our SEC filings
Reviews month-end reconciliations for complex, high risk areas
Works on numerous special projects and provides information to appropriate management personnel
Provides assistance to ensure tax, audit, and accounting expectations and obligations are fulfilled accurately by required deadlines
Initiates, drives and completes cross-functional work with other teams across the organization
Monitors emerging technology to determine ways to automate the accounting process without sacrificing accuracy and accountability
Handles escalated vendor, customer, and other internal inquiries
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing other tasks as needed and other projects as assigned by management
Demonstrates and applies strong accounting knowledge, acumen, and advanced technical expertise
May manage a small team of employees (generally 1-5)
What You'll Need
Ability to interpret contracts and policies to ensure items are implemented accurately
Advanced technical accounting skills and proficiency with financial systems required
Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple projects, processes, programs, and procedures simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines
Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead, motivate and drive teams to deliver world class services and high impact results
Strong communication and collaborative skills to work with many personalities inside and outside of the company
Positive and professional demeanor, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a variety of team members in various departments and job levels.
5-10 years of experience or equivalent
Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required
CPA certification is preferred
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.
How You'll Be Rewarded
Base Pay Range in Colorado: $98,000 - $127,000
A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire
The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.
- Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
- Trust: Rely on each other.
- Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
- Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
- Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
- Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
- Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.
We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.
At Workiva, you’ll enjoy:
- Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
- Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
- Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
- Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.
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Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.
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