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Senior Accountant

| Austin

What's Cool About This Job

WP Engine empowers everyone-from entrepreneurs to global brands-to build breakthrough digital experiences on WordPress and drive their business forward faster.

We are a fast-growing technology company. We offer a fast-paced, dynamic work environment for passionate people who want to learn, innovate, and positively impact the lives of customers, team members and their communities.

The Day to Day

  • Actively participate in month-end 5-day close cycle to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results.
  • Responsible for monthly account reconciliations, including deferred revenue, equity, accounts receivable, and accruals.
  • Leads and ensures revenue accounting cycle (from invoicing to cash application) is within the revenue recognition guidelines of GAAP including the management of deferred revenue.
  • Ensure stock-based compensation accounting is accurately stated and assist with the management of employee stock option plan.
  • Ensure month-end accruals are properly recorded and collaborate with the Procure-To-Pay team as accrual process evolves resulting from new system implementations (i.e. Coupa).
  • Perform analyses of key accounts to ensure that proper accounting has been applied.
  • Analyze monthly account fluctuations and investigate significant variances.
  • Run and report on significant balance sheet activity and balances.
  • Assist with audit preparation.
  • Assist the Assistant Controller and Accounting Manager on various analysis, initiatives and ad hoc projects in support of financial reporting requirements.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and management of financial controls and processes.
  • Responsible for the oversight of key controls within various key accounting processes and integrity of data.

Your Expertise and Passion

You will have a strong foundation in general accounting and be passionate about pursuing more complex areas involving revenue recognition and stock-based compensation. He or she feels confident working deep in the details but can also see "the big picture." This role will have frequent interaction with the Order-To-Cash Team, Procure-To-Pay Team, Finance, and the Corporate Controller.

  • BA/BS in Accounting or related field.
  • 4+ years of overall general accounting experience, including a minimum of 2 years Big 4 experience and revenue accounting experience. Ability to analyze and resolve complex accounting issues.
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong Excel skills: able to handle very large "raw" data sets using pivots and advanced functions such as VLOOKUP.
  • Possess a deep understanding of ASC 606 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Strong technical accounting skills that can be applied to the Company's fast-paced environment.
  • Interest and aptitude to improve accounting systems and business processes.
  • Phenomenal interpersonal skills, both written and verbal. Works well in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of multiple concurrent and diversified tasks, while working within deadlines.
  • Sense of urgency and strong attention to details.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Experience working with NetSuite a plus.
  • Preferred work experience in the software or services industry

The Perks and Benefits

  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off)
  • Transportation (Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement
  • Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
  • Gym membership discount
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
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    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
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    • WordpressCMS
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    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
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    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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