Senior Accountant at Course Hero

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Job title
Senior Accountant
Job listing last updated at
Feb 8, 2021
Job listing location
Redwood City, CA
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Bay Area company location: 2000 Seaport Blvd, Redwood City CA

Job description


Course Hero is scaling! We are looking for a proactive, organized, and detail-oriented Senior Accountant to add to our rapidly growing Finance team. You will be responsible for preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting functions as assigned.


Here are some ways you’ll make an impact:

  • Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to recording, reconciling and analyzing G/L account transactions
  • Support the accounting/finance team in the preparation of financial statements, data analysis, integrity validation and reconciliations
  • Assist with the annual audit process including both the readiness and execution including preparation of supporting audit schedules
  • Seek ad hoc projects as requested (e.g. research and document issues, special projects, etc.)
  • Support other team members with areas of work including accounts payable and sales tax
  • Play an integral part in the month end close process by preparing and maintaining many of the close reconciliation working papers plus coordinating timelines with the finance team at large
  • Assist in developing and maintaining the Company’s accounting policies and procedures as we expand
  • Work closely alongside the Accounting Manager to build and develop critical processes within the accounting department as the company continues to grow

Are you our next Senior Accountant?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent
  • 4-6 years accounting experience; Big 4 experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial reporting
  • Strong written, verbal communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and take ownership of work product
  • Experience with multiple ERP and accounting systems
  • Ideally able to work full time in Bay Area office

Bonus Points:

  • CPA or CPA candidate a plus
  • Experience with NetSuite
  • Experience in a high growth company

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Full medical coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401(k) program with match
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Quarterly team events and outings (Sporting Events, Escape Rooms, Go-Kart Racing, Karaoke, Bowling and much more)
  • Free lunches twice a week, on-site cafe discount, plus an endless snack and drink supply
  • Onsite gym – Pacific Shores Center – Classes – Pool – Spa – Rock Wall - Massages
  • Commuter benefits, shuttle service from Redwood City, and cell-phone allowance
  • Local move benefit to move within 10 miles of our office
  • 8 hours per quarter paid time for volunteering for a cause of your choice
  • Front row seat to Master Educator lectures – check out our Lecture Series videos

Equal ​Employment Opportunity Statement ​(EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and ​inclusion within our company.  ​We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender ​identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ​veteran status, or ​ability status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please contact us to request accommodation.


About Us:

At Course Hero, we have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty, and we love to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident and prepared!


We are not the only ones that think we’re onto something big. Course Hero has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Bay AreaTop 50 Best Paying Companies in the Bay AreaTop 100 Most Transparent Companies, and in the Top 50 Most Transformational Companies in Education Technology. Read up on some of our recent news coverage, blog, and learn more about us to see what it is like to work with our team. 

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