Senior GL Accountant

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*This role has the opportunity to learn revenue as well!

Who we are

As human beings, one of our fundamental identifiers is our voice. Pindrop’s advanced voice identity technology recognizes this distinct and unique human quality with the kind of precision and certainty that’s needed when information or access is essential. From preventing fraud in call centers to obtaining information from smart devices and even activating cars, Pindrop lets people use their voice to quickly and privately connect to, enter, and unlock their world. At Pindrop, we hire great people and we take care of them. All we do is guided by our Core Values: Audaciously Innovate, Evangelical Customers for Life, Execution Excellence, Win as a Company, Make a Difference.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Pindrop has raised over $223M in capital by premier VCs including Andreessen-Horowitz, IVP, and CapitalG.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior GL Accountant to join our team that will have the opportunity to also learn revenue!  This position will report to the Accounting Manager and will play a critical role in building a world class accounting and support function within Pindrop.

What you’ll do

  • Prepare timely and accurate month-end journal entries and reconciliations to support the monthly closing process.
  • Conduct financial statement reviews with analysis
  • Prepare timely and accurate sales commissions 
  • Maintain all contract transactions within Intacct Contract Module and review contracts as needed.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting for Finance, Audit and Regulatory needs.
  • Prepare timely and accurate billings to customers as needed.
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivables and collections process to maintain current receivable aging.
  • Prepare timely and accurate audit schedules as needed. Be able to respond and address audit questions with sound and detailed responses.
  • Assist with ad hoc accounting related projects
  • Maintain current knowledge of any guidance changes or updates on an ongoing basis.
  • Build partnerships with the Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, Finance, Sales Operations and Legal to assist in determining the proper revenue recognition treatment for new contracts, amendment, and statements of work in a SaaS environment operating under ASC606 guidance.
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining revenue recognition policy, cost deferral policy and technical memos, updating as needed for unique and nonstandard arrangements within ASC606 guidance standards.
  • Work closely with FP&A team on modeling of the future business and maintaining accurate model assumptions.

 Who you are

  • You are motivated and bring a positive “can-do” attitude to your work.
  • You are a detail oriented, self-starter who can independently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are resilient in the face of challenges, change, and ambiguity
  • You are optimistic and believe that you can make a problem into a solution
  • You are resourceful, excited to uncover innovative solutions and teach yourself something new when needed
  • You take accountability, do the things you say you’ll do, under promise and over deliver
  • You are nimble and adaptable when priorities change and continue to see the “forest through the trees” 

Your skill-set: 

  • 2 – 4 years of relevant experience within accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or similar, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • CPA required.
  • Prior public accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • SaaS industry experience preferred.
  • AR and billings experience preferred
  • Prior experience with ASC606 and knowledge of practical application of Revenue Recognition under ASC606 preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in a remote environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced setting, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Successful candidates must have the maturity and ability to work on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work and effective working relationships with both internal and external customers.

What’s in it for you:

As a Pindropper, you join a rapidly growing company making technology more human with the power of voice. You will work alongside some of the best and brightest (no joke…nearly 1 in 3 Pindrop employees has a Ph.D.). We’re a passionate group committed to excellence – but that doesn’t stop us from enjoying the journey as a team with chess and poker tournaments, catered lunches and happy hours, wellness programming, and more. Because we take our jobs seriously, we add in time for rest with Unlimited PTO, Focus Thursday, and Company-wide Rest Days. 

Within 30 days you’ll

  • Come up to speed on the position and organization, be able to craft a summary of strengths and opportunities and begin to develop a plan going forward
  • Learn the financial system (Intacct)
  • Understand prior audit issues

Within 60 days you’ll

  • Be able to interface with many of the departments within the organization and begin to make revenue recognition assessments on new contracts.
  • Be able to record contracts within Intacct
  • Prepare Journal Entries and Account Reconciliations
  • Read Contracts and determine revenue recognition criteria

Within 90 days you’ll

  • Be able to own the entire recognition process and bring value throughout the organization by delivering timely and accurate recognition determinations.
  • Start making revenue recognition rulings on new contacts

What we offer

As a part of Pindrop, you’ll have a direct impact on our growing list of products and the future of security in the voice-driven economy. We hire great people and take care of them. Here’s a snapshot of the benefits we offer:

  • Competitive compensation, including equity for all employees
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Generous health and welfare plans to choose from – including an employer-provided “employee-only” plan!
  • Best-in-class Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contribution
  • Affordable vision and dental plans for you and your family
  • Employer-provided life and disability coverage with additional supplemental options
  • Paid Parental Leave – Equal for all parents, including birth, adoptive & foster parents
    • One year of diaper delivery for your newest addition to the family! It’s our way of welcoming new Pindroplets to the family!
  • Remote-first culture 
  • New hire and recurring monthly home office allowance
  • We want it all! While most of us work remotely, we call our beautiful, modern, and collaborative Atlanta HQ office home. We celebrate being together with frequent lunches and events, (think Mardi Gras, Cinco De Mayo, Black History Month, Diwali, etc.) complete with beer & wine. We have ample space for team meetings, All-Hands, hackathons, and more.
  • When we need a break, we keep it fun with happy hours, ping pong and foosball, drinks and snacks, and monthly massages!
  • Remote and in-person team activities (think cheese tastings, chess tournaments, talent shows, murder mysteries, and more!)
  • Company holidays
  • Annual professional development and learning benefit
  • Pick your own Apple MacBook Pro
  • Retirement plan with competitive 401(k) match
  • Wellness Program including Employee Assistance Program, 24/7 Telemedicine
  • Flex schedules

What we live by

At Pindrop, our Core Values are fundamental beliefs at the center of all we do. They are our guiding principles that dictate our actions and behaviors. Our Values are deeply embedded into our culture in big and small ways and even help us decide right from wrong when the path forward is unclear. At Pindrop, we believe in taking accountability to make decisions and act in a way that reflects who we are. We truly believe making decisions and acting with our Core Values in mind will help us to achieve our goals and keep Pindrop a great place to work: 

  • Audaciously Innovate – We continue to change the world, and the way people safely engage and interact with technology. As first principle thinkers, we challenge standards, take risks and learn from our mistakes in order to make positive change and continuous improvement. We believe nothing is impossible.
  • Evangelical Customers for Life – We delight, inspire and empower customers from day one and for life. We create a partnership and experience that results in a shared passion. We are champions for our customers, and our customers become our champions, creating a universal commitment to one another. 
  • Execution Excellence – We do what we say and say what we do. We are accountable for making the tough decisions and necessary tradeoffs to deliver quality and effective solutions on time.
  • Win as a Company – Every time we win, we win as a company. Every time we lose, we lose as a company. We break down silos, support one another, embrace diversity and celebrate our successes. We are better together. 
  • Make a Difference – Every day we have the opportunity to make a positive impact. We operate with dedication, passion, and uncompromising integrity, creating a safer, more secure world.

Not sure if this is you?

We want a diverse, global team, with a broad range of experience and perspectives. If this job sounds great, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway! We carefully consider every application and will either move forward with you, find another team that might be a better fit, keep in touch for future opportunities, or thank you for your time.

Pindrop is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Here at Pindrop, it is our mission to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, marital and/or veteran status.

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