Manager, Technical Accounting & Reporting at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Are you passionate about using the power of technology to build community? Would you like to join a transformative company and play a meaningful role in crafting its future? If so, we’d love to meet you.

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

Nextdoor is used by millions of members in over 180,000 neighborhoods in the US. Since 2016, we have successfully launched in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Australia, and we plan to extend our service further internationally in 2019 and beyond. We are based in San Francisco and backed by Silicon Valley’s leading investors including, Benchmark Capital, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins and others.

About Our Role:

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Manager, Technical Accounting and Reporting is responsible for accounting research, drafting accounting policies and memos, and providing technical support to members of the Finance and Accounting team. You will be heavily focused on our existing revenue streams (advertising and subscription based offerings), accounting for new product offerings (from planning through to launch), and accounting for business development deals and other projects or initiatives as needed. You will also be focused on financial reporting and ensuring that our financial statements are in compliance with GAAP.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Partner with the Business Development and Product Development teams to stay ahead of new product launches or business development deals to assess the technical accounting implications and to ensure data will be available for accurate accounting.
  • Draft and maintain accounting policies for consistency and compliance with GAAP
  • Research, evaluate, and document technical accounting implications of complex and non-standard transactions and participate in ad hoc projects requiring specialized accounting
  • Document and assess non-standard terms in advertiser insertion orders and other customer or vendor contracts.
  • Work alongside the Corporate Controller on projects related to challenges we will face as a growing, multi-national company.

This is a newly created role to support a business that is growing in scale and complexity. You will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally and with an experienced and dynamic leadership team.

About You:

You love rolling up your sleeves and diving into all activities associated with technical accounting and financial reporting. You are hardworking, detailed oriented and demonstrate both a strong sense of ownership and good business sense. You have a collaborative approach and are able to build effective relationships with colleagues in Finance, Legal, Product Management, Business Development and Sales. You have strong organizational and communication skills and are able to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate activities and findings both in written and verbal form to individuals, management and auditors. You take initiative and enjoy working in a dynamic environment across all levels of management and across functions and geographies with minimal supervision. You are confident, energetic, demonstrate good judgment and are able to influence outcomes globally.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 - 8 years’ experience in Accounting and Reporting, with a minimum of 5 years in public accounting, plus experience working at a multinational public company in an accounting management or technical accounting role preferred
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge of GAAP
  • Understanding of the social media, digital advertising or consumer internet industries
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective writing, presentation and informal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • A strong passion for Nextdoor’s mission

About Our Team:

The Finance organization is made of up highly motivated, high performing individuals who are continually looking to find efficiencies through process improvement and automation. We work hard but also know how to have fun and work cohesively as a team. We enjoy partnering cross functionally and strive to be exceptional business partners.

Benefits:

  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your dependents
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • One time cell phone & headphone stipend
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • Two paid volunteer days off
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits, Healthcare FSA, 401K plan
  • Fully stocked kitchen with drinks, snacks and candy
  • La Marzocco espresso machine with Blue Bottle coffee