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Senior Accountant

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Job Req: 3633
Community: Finance
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024
Remote Type: Remote

Job Description

Senior Accountant

Remote Colombia

*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*

The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visitwww.anthology.com.

This is asenior-level position reporting to theDirector, Accountingwith primary responsibility ofensuringproperrecording ofexpenses and related balancesheet assets and liabilities.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuringaccuracy and timelinessin accounting foroperating expenses,vendor expenses, payroll expenses,lease accounting, capexdeferrals, depreciation, amortization, prepaid expenses,accrued expenses, andotheraccounting areas managed by thegeneral ledgeraccounting team
  • Helpingmaintainprocesses and procedures for accurateand timelyexpense recognition,expense capitalization,andexpenseclassifications
  • Assisting inimprovingutilization of financialapplicationsusing PeopleSoft Query,PowerBI,Oracle Fusionand other tools to satisfyGAAPreportingrequirementsincludingthequarterly andannualfinancial statements and supporting schedules
  • Understanding andensuring compliance withexpenserecognition,capex, deferrals, andvendor expense cutoffpoliciesand ensuring these policies aremanaged through internalcontrolsand exception reporting within thefinancial systems.Helping communicatethesepoliciesregularly to thebusiness
  • Driving themonthlyclose processto helpensureanaccurateand timely close ofoperatingexpense,accounts payable, and capexledgers
  • Preparingexpense and balance sheetjournal entries andaccount reconciliationsin accordancewitharigorousclose deadline
  • Assisting with the reviewofvendorcontractsand invoices to ensure properexpense recognition
  • Helpingassistthird party auditors to ensure timelyyear-end audit/reviewpreparation
  • Working closely withmembers of otherteams in finance and operationsassistingwithmonthly, quarterly, and annual revenue forecastsand plans
  • Assisting in maintaininginternal controlsimpactingall accounting areas managedby thegeneral ledgeraccounting team
  • Supportinggeneral ledgeraccountingteameffortswithIT, operations,and other membersin accounting to driveaccounting system and reporting improvements

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Strongworkethic,communication, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated,ability tomulti-task, and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Comprehension of GAAPand other authoritative guidance
  • Detail orientedwith excellent analytical andproblem-solvingskills
  • Ability to work with varying levels of employees
  • Minimum of abachelorsdegree in Accounting withat least 5years of work-relatedexperience in a relevant position
  • Strong computer skills: Proficient Excel skillsand other Microsoft Officeproducts
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience working with Peoplesoft, Microsoft Dynamics 365,OracleFinancials,or otherAccounting ERPs

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.

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