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Location: USA Posted: May 29, 2024

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* Basis Technologies is aware of scams involving false advertisements for open positions at our company. The fraudulent job postings and emails are unauthorized. Basis would never ask candidates to download an app, purchase products or services, or conduct interviews over text or chat. For more information or if you have been targeted, please reach out to us at: [email protected] . WHO WE ARE Basis Technologies delivers software and services to automate digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands. Our comprehensive ad tech platform, Basis, supports the planning, reporting, and financial reconciliation of direct, programmatic, search, and social media, all in one place. We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally dedicated to building an inclusive culture of highly motivated individuals who create a positive and supportive environment together. We invest in our culture and support our employees so they can do their best work. Basis Technologies is headquartered in Chicago, and our employees have the flexibility to work in an office location, completely remote, or a hybrid of the two. Please note, we are hiring on a remote working basis only in the U.S. and Canada. ABOUT THE TEAM The Accounting team is a spirited group of passionate and driven team members targeted on timely, accurate, and relevant financial results. Whether they are working on month end close or an audit they strive to provide Raving Fan service through all their interactions. The Accounting team is focused on identifying efficiencies and automations in their day to day operations to establish a tighter close reporting cadence. We are looking for an experienced manager to lead and mentor the accounting team in all aspects of general ledger and technical accounting. This experienced manager will guide the accounting team in efficiently and effectively completing month end close, preparing quarterly and annual reports, collaborating with external auditors, and maintaining process documentation to ensure SOX compliance. In addition, this individual will demonstrate a strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting guidance on a variety of topics, including complex equity transactions, leases under ASC 842, revenue recognition under ASC 606, and other technical accounting topics, to ensure all transactions are recorded accurately and have proper financial statement presentation.


    • Mentoring and leading the accounting team, providing a roadmap to help the team in achieving goals and meeting KPIs
    • Guiding the accounting and accounting operations teams through month-end close, including ensuring all revenue and costs are accurately recorded; preparing, reviewing, and approving journal entries; preparing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations; identifying opportunities to shorten the close process; and partnering with FP&A and tax to prepare month-end reports and other close deliverables
    • Analyzing, researching, and documenting relevant accounting guidance and interpretations to determine how the Company should approach complex accounting topics such as equity, share-based compensation, leases, revenue recognition, and business combinations; preparing accounting memos and reviewing accounting impact proactively with the Company’s auditors, including the impact of newly-issued accounting standards and SEC reporting rules
    • Leading the annual audit and partnering with internal and external auditors throughout the year to ensure compliance with applicable standards
    • Acting as liaison with FP&A for various tasks including monthly/annual budget forecasts
    • Participating in the ongoing documentation of accounting policies and procedures for the controllers’ manual, and implementing appropriate documentation within the month-end close process to meet all relevant internal controls requirements
    • Being responsible for hierarchy and scalability in the chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and having decision-making authority over the classification and booking of all transactions
    • Continuing the focus on innovating in improving system efficiencies and business practices


    • Comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP
    • Confidence communicating financial results to relevant stakeholders
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and help management determine appropriate deadlines
    • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work independently and collaborate to meet deadlines
    • Understanding of internal controls and creation of process documentation
    • 5+ years of managing an accounting team
    • 7+ years of accounting experience
    • 4+ years of financial statement presentation experience
    • Public accounting or audit experience
    • Prior remote work experience
    • Prior remote management experience
$102,000 - $155,000 a year Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Individual salary is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process. The total compensation package for this position may also include commission or bonus, company equity, and competitive benefits. #BI-Remote #LI-Remote #LI-Hybrid ANYTHING ELSE? Don't think you have all the skills required for this role? That's okay, we recognize that experience can be built in many ways. If you have relevant skills that are not reflected in your resume, we welcome your candidacy and encourage you to share more in an optional cover letter, even if your experience doesn’t match our exact requirements. LIFE WITH BASIS TECHNOLOGIES We take care of our people and believe that our success depends on the growth and well-being of each one of our team members. We've been proudly recognized as: Ad Age, Best Places to Work 2023, 2022, 2013 Built In, Best Workplaces 2023, 2022, 2021 Crain's Best Companies to Work for in Chicago 2022, 2021, 2020, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 Crain's Best Companies to Work for in New York 2022, 2021, 2014 Dallas Morning News, Top Workplaces 2021, 2019, 2015 Denver Post, Top Workplaces 2022, 2021, 2020 Denver Business Journal's Largest Employers 2022, 2021, 2020 Fortune Magazine, Best Workplaces 2022, 2021, 2020, 2015, 2014 We provide a thoughtful perks and benefits package including competitive 401k/RRSP matching, mental health support, a funded health savings account, paid sabbatical, generous parental leave, a flexible work environment and time off policy, and more. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building teams that are diverse in thought, perspective, and culture. We celebrate all team members regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race or cultural background, religion, disability, and age. Basis is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application processes. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]. Information collected and processed as part of any job applications you choose to submit is subject to Basis' privacy policy that you can view here . Apply for this job

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