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We believe the place where you are born shouldn’t determine your opportunities in life. We provide access to global opportunities by offering a world-class education no matter where you come from.
Microverse is an online school for software developers where students learn to work remotely with people from around the world. Students don’t pay tuition until they get hired and start a global career. As of today, we have students in 100+ countries, and more than 90% of our alumni get a job within 6 months with an average salary increase of 240% working for companies like Microsoft, and VMWare.
We are backed by amazing investors worldwide, including Y Combinator, Northzone, General Catalyst, and many world-class angel investors, such as Paul Graham, Paul Buchheit (the creator of Gmail), Kevin Hartz (the founder of Eventbrite), and Erica Brescia (Github’s COO).
We are a passionate and fast-moving team of global citizens working remotely from 20+ countries. Being remote-first and transparent, we take pride in the amazing remote culture we are building, while also making time for in-person time with team members around the world. Our team believes in and embodies our core values:
We are global citizens
We are passionate about our mission
We invest in people
We are eager learners
We are transparent
We take ownership of our work
We live a harmonious life
🙋♀️ About the Role
Microverse is seeking an ambitious, diligent, and collaborative Financial Accounting Analyst to support day-to-day operations in our next stage of growth. It includes monthly close activities, invoicing, financial statement compilation, and ongoing A/P function.
You will closely collaborate with the Finance Manager to ensure accurate and timely reporting, cash receipts, and cash disbursements. Core to the role is strong international accounting fundamentals, organization, and communication skills (including professional proficiency in Spanish to be able to work with our Spanish PE).
We are excited to bring on board someone who draws from a large field of experience, while at the same time being a self-starter, able to research and learn other skills on the job. As part of a venture-backed international startup, you will be exposed to interesting challenges that require a high level of enthusiasm, curiosity, and growth mindset to advance your career in a multi-cultural and growing company. This is the perfect role for you if you’re a passionate, hands-on finance professional who is ready to join a fast-paced remote startup.
Responsible for month-end closing activities including cash and credit card reconciliations, COGS calculations and month-end accruals.
Liaise with our external accounting team to lead the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
Responsible for the preparation of the annual financial statements under US GAAP and applicable international accounting standards.
Support management by leading and completing projects impacting financial reporting including performing financial analytics and variance analyses.
Perform monthly invoicing procedures and reconcile all vendor invoices for accuracy.
Review of accruals, expense items and billing data for accuracy.
Lead payroll processing procedures in collaboration with our People team.
Assist with Fund management, communications and disbursement of existing debt facilities.
Manage the sync of financial information between our various financial and data platforms such as Quickbooks Online, BREX, Expensify, Deel and Metabase.
Review work and analysis produced by other members of the team and external vendors.
Assist with the annual financial statement audit and tax preparation.
Create and distribute periodic financial metrics and reports and prepare ad-hoc reports as requested.
Collaborate with cross-functional team members to assist with ad-hoc projects and miscellaneous tasks.
🎯 Experience & Skills Requirements
3+ years of experience in an Accounting or Finance role with a solid knowledge of US GAAP and applicable international accounting standards.
Sound understanding of basic bookkeeping, accounting principles and billing and financial concepts.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present financial data concisely using detailed reports and charts, as well as via written and oral communication.
Knowledge of financial statements, experience with financial statement compilation and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work under tight deadlines and plan, organize and carry out multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously.
Proven track record for improving processes, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently to meet deadlines and objectives, coordinate efforts of others and work well with people at a wide range of levels and cross-functional teams.
A passion for understanding business questions and making data-driven insights. Excellent analytical skills (SQL experience preferred, not required).
System knowledge and hands-on experience with the following platforms and tools, or equivalent ones:
QuickBooks Online (preferred, others like Netsuite and/or Xero)
Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Sheets, etc. – we do not use Excel for modeling purposes)
Twist, Asana and/or Slack (preferred, not required)
Zendesk or equivalent ticketing/CRM system
Speak Spanish (in order to liaise with our Spanish Permanent Establishment)
😍 Ideally, you also…
Are eager to experiment and learn
Have previous SQL experience
Have experience working remotely for a fast-growing startup
Consider yourself a global citizen and are passionate about making opportunities more equally distributed around the world
Are resourceful and a strong collaborator across multi-cultural teams
Demonstrate a passion for the learning and education sector
💰 Salary Description
At Microverse, salaries are transparent and based on location and experience. The salary range for this role is $25,000 – $65,546 and we used Medellin and London for the range benchmarks. Some example salaries for locations are below:
Mexico City: $34,455
The equity compensation for this role is 0.008%
⏰ Time Zone & Hours
At Microverse, we strive to work asynchronously as much as possible in order to make global remote collaboration effective and efficient. However, we have core hours where every team member is expected to be available for meetings. Core hours at Microverse are 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Eastern Time, USA.
For max. overlap with the rest of the team members we only accept candidates based in Africa, Europe, or the east coast of the Americas.
Opportunity to join a fast-growing, mission-driven company and make a positive impact on thousands of people around the world.
Leading all-remote working culture.
International company retreats with our global team x1/year.
Meet-the-team travel allowance.
Learning and development stipend for books, courses, and conferences.
Hardware & office set up stipend.
Unlimited PTO and 12 weeks fully-paid parental leave.
Work alongside our fully distributed team from 20+ different countries.
📝 How to Apply
Follow the application questions listed below, providing your name, contact information, Linkedin profile, attaching your CV, etc.
In your Cover Letter please include the word “sunshine”. This will signal to us that you’ve read the entire job description. Applications without a keyword will not be moved forward in the process.
This is a full-time remote position.
The resume you send should be in English.
We’re looking forward to having you as a candidate for this role!
Microverse is an equal opportunity employer and acts in this capacity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.