Staff Accountant

Dallas, Texas, Texas

Work Arrangement: In Office

About the job

Who We Are?

NovoEd’s collaborative learning platform empowers organizations to design and deliver experiential learning that accelerates business performance on a global scale. Since the company’s founding at Stanford’s social algorithm laboratory in 2012, global corporations, executive education providers, and training firms have relied on NovoEd to develop high-value capabilities through purposeful practice and application, coaching and mentorship, and group collaboration. NovoEd’s proven approach to learning connects diverse groups of learners, mentors, and leaders in a high-impact online environment, unlocking your organization’s collective knowledge and driving measurable outcomes.

Who Are You?

NovoEd is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Finance & Operations team. This is a highly visible role that provides an excellent opportunity to get in on the ground level of a high-growth start-up where you can truly impact the business. The ideal candidate is a proactive self-starter, analytical, a clear communicator, savvy with systems, and continuously looks for process improvements.

This role will be very hands-on and play an integral part in all aspects of accounting operations with opportunities to work on various projects as we grow. The Staff Accountant should enjoy a fast-paced environment, be a team player, and be able to prioritize individual and team objectives.

What Will You Do?

  • Performing the monthly and quarterly close processes including:
    • Accounts Payable
    • Payroll
    • Fixed Assets and prepaids
    • Bank Recons
    • Accruals
  • Processing journal entries.
  • Prepare and process semi-monthly payroll. Set up and maintain employee records in payroll system. Prepare related journal entries and reconcile payroll related GL accounts.
  • Create and send out customer invoices.
  • Assist with various tax and compliance filings including sales tax, 1099 reporting, and benefits compliance testing.
  • Help document, implement, and maintain appropriate accounting policies, processes, and internal controls.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements; suggest improvements to scale and automate manual procedures and computations. Assist with systems implementation and automation efforts across the Finance department.
  • Prepare monthly reporting package for parent company reporting.
  • Assist in the review of customer contracts and determine the appropriate revenue recognition treatment.
  • Administer the following systems: Expensify (for employee expense reimbursements), (A/P), TriNet (payroll/employee records).
  • Special projects, reports, and analyses on an ad-hoc basis as assigned by management.

What Skills Are Needed For This Role?

Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
  • 1-3 years of experience, including general ledger, payroll, AP/Accruals, and month-end close responsibilities.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, including ASC 606.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong drive to grow and succeed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a high-growth start-up environment which can be fast-paced, and deadline driven.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and with flexibility to switch from one task/project to another quickly.

Preferred Qualifications

  • On track for CPA is highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with NetSuite or QuickBooks online, Box/DropBox,, TriNet, and/or Expensify is a plus.

NovoEd provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

What does this position pay?
Compensation is determined by several factors which may include skillset, experience level, and geographic location.

The expected range for this role is $65,000 to $75,000 per year. Please note this range is an estimate and actual pay may vary based on qualifications and experience.

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