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Senior Staff Accountant

About Study.com

We are a technology company on a mission to make education accessible. Study.com helps millions of students improve their grades, gain career skills and earn college credit. We offer self-paced, online video courses that cover every subject taught in middle school through junior college as well as a growing suite of corporate learning and professional education products. We’ve built our platform from the ground up, leveraging data and technology to make the entire learning process simple and engaging for students.

We are a profitable, fast growing company looking to expand our team.

We began our journey in 2002 as a self-funded start-up and have grown every year since our inception. As a small, independent company, our employees have a direct impact on company direction and results.

We are located in the heart of downtown Mountain View, just a few steps from the Caltrain station. We only hire top talent, so those who pass our rigorous interview process will find themselves as part of one of the brightest and most innovative teams in Silicon Valley. 

Study.com was also top ranked in Inc. Best Place to Work!

We have a culture of social responsibility. As we continue to generate profits, we give back by funding scholarship programs and helping charitable organizations provide open access to information and education throughout the poorest regions of the world.

Come join us on our mission and make a difference.

About the Senior Staff Accountant Position

Study.com is looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to join its talented team!  The ideal candidate must possess the ability to multitask, communicate effectively with others, and be able to produce a high volume of work under a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This is a perfect opportunity for an accounting professional looking to take the next step in their journey to becoming a financial leader. The Senior Staff Accountant at Study.com has the unique opportunity to grow and learn from the VP of Finance and Operations and be a part of a fast growing company in a field that produces significant social impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all bookkeeping and general ledger activities (including month-end close)
  • Manage AR and AP activities
  • Assist in establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting and planning process
  • Perform monthly bank settlements and reconciliations
  • Oversee and administer payroll processing
  • Manage the credit card and refund process for subscription business
  • Ensure financial information remains confidential

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, with at least 5 years accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of GAPP and internal controls
  • Experience with Quickbooks or other financial software
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with no red tape
  • Utilizes good judgment and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft products, especially Excel
  • Get Things Done mentality and flexibility to help wherever necessary
  • Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship

Preferred Requirements:

  • Active CPA designation
  • Experience with financial modeling
  • Big 4 public accounting experience

Why work for Study.com?

  • Help make education accessible to people who need it
  • Enjoy a fun, casual and collaborative working environment
  • Join a profitable and financially stable company
  • Help guide company decisions and direction
  • See results of your work in days, not years
  • Have your work impact 30+ million web visitors each month
  • Grow professionally with our training and skill development programs
  • Work with other talented and passionate team members

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation (including salary and bonus plan)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • 20 days of flexible paid time off annually (increases to 30 days over 5 years)
  • Additional 10 paid holidays annually
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans (we pay 100% of premiums)
  • Fully subsidized Caltrain pass
  • Tuition reimbursement and gift matching programs
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages provided
  • Company sponsored gym memberships
  • Company sponsored Friday happy hour to celebrate weekly accomplishments

Study.com provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status. In addition to federal law requirements, Study.com complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  Additionally, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with applicable state and local laws.

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