Director of Technical Accounting (Remote)

United States, Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Wonolo (Work Now Locally) is disrupting the $140BN temporary staffing industry. Founded in 2014, Wonolo's mission is to help people find consistent work. Through our two-sided tech marketplace, we connect hundreds of businesses in need of front-line workers with 500,000 underemployed workers in local markets across the United States, within minutes. Wonolo empowers the in-demand workforce by democratizing access to flexible work, opportunities to learn new skills, a living wage, and comprehensive portable benefits and perks.
As the Technical Accounting Director, you will own the strategic development and implementation of our technical accounting environment. You will have primary responsibility for the oversight of various technical projects, including but not limited to mergers and acquisitions, stock-based compensation, financial statements, footnotes, and financial reporting and disclosures. You will act as a key partner in establishing a robust accounting knowledge base that will scale with the company. If you are detail-oriented, excited to be a part of a rapidly growing start-up, and eager to help build, we would love to chat with you!
We welcome qualified candidates located anywhere in the United States and Canada #LI-Remote.

What you'll do:

  • Primary technical accounting resource for the company, requiring proficiency in technical accounting topics and in-depth knowledge of accounting principles surrounding business combinations, software capitalization, and principal vs. agent considerations
  • Provide a broad scope of support pertaining to the mergers and acquisitions cycle, including pre-deal diligence, purchase price accounting, internal control execution, and integration planning
  • Directly manage third-party valuation experts, consultants, and staff supporting non-routine transactions, including scope, timing, resources, and overall execution of project plan
  • Lead journal entry preparations and account reconciliations and analyses of all equity accounts, and stock-based compensation per ASC 718
  • Ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP requirements including, but not limited to, the evaluation and implementation stages of recent and proposed accounting pronouncements
  • Work with leadership team to properly update disclosure and controls
  • Act as key contributor with external auditors, SOC audits, and other compliance activities
  • Assist with the preparation of data and other supporting information for stakeholders within company

Who you are:

  • CPA with Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Strong understanding of ASC 805, ASC 606, ASC 718, with practical experience a big plus
  • Extensive experience in application of GAAP and SEC/financial reporting requirements, including financial statements and financial statements footnotes
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic environment, change priorities quickly, and meet tight deadlines
  • Extensive experience with technical research of ASC guidance and preparation of accounting memorandums
  • Ability to clearly and concisely document and effectively communicate complex accounting and reporting issues to finance and non-finance personnel
  • You demonstrate a substantial commitment to advancing representation and inclusion

  • If you have read up to this point, we hope you are excited about this opportunity to work at Wonolo! Even if your experience does not check every bullet point, we still highly encourage you to apply. The best hires do not always check off every box of a job description.

Nice to haves: (Optional)

  • Big 4 experience is a big plus
  • Familiarity with ERP systems such as Netsuite
  • Experience working with, Expensify, or other similar tools

Benefits and perks: (United States)

  • Meaningful equity and company bonus
  • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you
  • Generous parental leave plan
  • Cell phone reimbursement, company laptop
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Open vacation policy, flexible schedule, and the option to work from anywhere in the United States (no more commutes!)
  • Team outings, happy hours, company off-sites, and more!
About Wonolo: Wonolo is a two-sided job marketplace that serves over 1 million front-line workers, providing them access to flexible and consistent job opportunities across the United States within minutes, at companies such as Peloton, Coca-Cola, Neiman Marcus, Papa John's, and thousands more.
We are a remote-first company with 160+ full-time employees, and quickly scaling our team within the United States and Canada. We are well funded and backed by leading investors including Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, and Leeds Illuminate, among others. Learn more about us:Wonolo is one of Glassdoor's best tech companies to work for in 2021Sequoia, leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, invests in WonoloYong Kim (CEO) on why he’s passionate about empowering the in-demand workforce
Wonolo is a Great Place to Work Certified company for delivering a consistently high-trust experience for all employees. We value representation and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees.
#24 in Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2021 (Small and Medium)#12 in Fortune's Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2021 (Small and Medium)Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2020 (Medium to Large)
Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging:Wonolo welcomes you as you and celebrates our collective diversity. We work to serve the underserved, and we are built on the strength of our entire community. We are especially interested in candidates who represent different cultures, perspectives, and backgrounds as these empower our team to come together to make the best decisions and biggest impact. 
Wonolo is an equal opportunity employer. We make the best effort to ensure all people feel supported, empowered, and connected at work. A big part of this effort is through our support for members and allies of Employee Resource Groups such as Whammies of Color and Allies At Wonolo (WoCAW), Women of Wonolo (WoW), Parents of Wonolo (PoW), and People Out at Wonolo and Allies (POWA). Individuals seeking to work at or with Wonolo are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.
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