(Remote Work) Staff Accountant – Amplify Education

Job Overview

  • Job Title Staff Accountant
  • Hiring Organization Amplify Education
  • Company Website https://amplify.com/
  • Remote Locations US
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.

 

Amplify has grown rapidly, particularly over the past three years primarily based on its high-quality instructional materials. In May 2023, Amplify raised a major Series C financing led by Cox Enterprises, which joined Amplify’s lead investor, Emerson Collective (which was founded by Laurene Powell Jobs), Learn Capital, and A-Street Ventures.

As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a talented Staff Accountant to join our finance team and play a pivotal role in driving our success.

Position Summary: We are seeking a dedicated Staff Accountant to join our accounting team. The Staff Accountant will play a key role in performing accounting duties, ensuring accuracy in financial reporting, and supporting the overall financial health of the organization. This position offers the opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and growing organization while advancing your career in Accounting & Finance.

Why Join Us: We are building a dynamic and innovative team dedicated to driving success at Amplify. As a Senior Accountant, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our financial operations, contribute to our growth strategy, and advance your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

If you are a motivated and experienced professional looking for a challenging opportunity to lead and innovate, we encourage you to apply and join us on our journey of success!

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end and year-end close activities, including journal entry preparation, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial statement analysis.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial reports and analyses, providing insights to senior management for decision-making.
  • Support external audits, including the preparation of audit schedules and addressing audit inquiries.
  • Maintain the general ledger, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate revenue and expense accruals and understand financial statement fluctuations.
  • Identify opportunities for process enhancements and automation to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the finance function.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 0-3 years of progressive accounting experience, with a focus on general ledger accounting, financial reporting, and analysis.
  • Previous experience in public accounting preferred
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial analysis principles.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a collaborative team with staff at all levels.

Skills:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to create complex spreadsheets.
  • Ability to analyze financial data, identify trends, and provide insights to support decision-making.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate financial information to diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify issues, propose solutions, and implement process improvements.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Employee Benefits

Salary is only one component of the Amplify Total Rewards package, which includes a lucrative 401(k) plan, competitive health insurance and mental health options, basic life insurance, paid time off, parental leave, and access to best-in-class development programs. The gross annualized salary range for this role is $69,500 – $83,000. This role is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus that rewards individual and company performance.

  • We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
  • Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.
  • Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.

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