Financial Reporting Manager at Klaviyo

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Klaviyo is seeking to hire a Manager of Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting, to join its fast-growing accounting team. This role will be a significant contributor to the vision and overall success of the accounting department. As the subject matter expert for US GAAP, you will partner closely with our finance, legal and business teams to provide them with timely accounting guidance that will allow them to drive the business forward. You will have the opportunity to advise on a broad range of business issues and continually improve our financial and operational processes. The ideal candidate is an expert in US GAAP and technical accounting and will have experience leading the technical accounting activities of a pre-IPO company as it embarks on its journey from private to public, including preparation of applicable financial statements.  This is a newly created role and reports to the Corporate Controller.

How You'll Make a Difference:

  • Ensure that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with US GAAP
  • Oversee global financial reporting and proactively identify, research, evaluate, and document technical accounting implications of complex or non-standard transactions (e.g.  acquisitions, restructuring, goodwill impairment, segment reporting, R&D classification, revenue recognition, debt modification, equity accounting) 
  • Lead the planning, coordination, and execution of technical projects, including adoption of new accounting standards/pronouncements, and provide training to the organization
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting, consolidation and general ledger structure of the Company and work to streamline and standardize where possible
  • Prepare US GAAP compliant financial statements, footnote disclosures, and other financial reporting documentation, review of financial statements (e.g., cash flow statement), and preparation and review of GAAP checklists for quarterly/year-end close
  • Develop, document and maintain accounting policies, including updating or developing new policies to ensure consistency and compliance with GAAP and other reporting requirements; Provide ongoing training of Company’s accounting policies
  • Work closely with external auditors to drive timely accounting conclusions and disclosures. Act as a primary point of contact throughout the audit process for external/internal auditors and consultants on technical matters and financial reporting
  • Participate in establishment of a solid control environment that will support our progression from private to public, working with internal audit, external audit and the business to ensure controls are designed and operating effectively
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of process improvements including automation within the ERP and other tools where possible, to simplify, standardize and streamline processes
  • Assist in special projects, such as acquisitions, registration statements, debt offerings, other filings, etc. on an as needed basis
  • Assist FP&A, Treasury, and Investor Relation functions with ad-hoc projects on an as needed basis

Who You Are:

  • BS Degree in Accounting 
  • CPA (active) required
  • Requires 7+ years of accounting experience.  Persons with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and industry experience with financial consolidation/SEC reporting experience preferred 
  • Prior IPO experience preferred
  • Exceptional knowledge of US GAAP across revenue recognition (ASC 606), capitalized commission (ASC 340), leases (ASC 842), stock-based compensation (ASC 718), business combinations (ASC 805), debt and equity (ASC 480) and SEC reporting requirements
  • Experience with a financial reporting tools (i.e., Workiva) and XBRL tagging are preferred 
  • Superior organization skills, ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize, monitor workflow in meeting critical deadline and project timetables
  • Excellent system and computer skills, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, experience with Sage Intacct and/or NetSuite preferred
  • Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with all levels and functions in the organization
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Experience with large multi-national, SaaS corporations
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal, analytical and time management skills required
  • Effective writing, presentation and communication skills

Get to know Klaviyo

Klaviyo is a world-leading marketing automation platform dedicated to accelerating revenue and customer connection for online businesses. Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. The company's hybrid customer-data and marketing-platform model allows companies to grow by fostering direct relationships with customers, without giving up their valuable data to popular big-tech ad platforms. Over 265,000 innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink, Living Proof and Huckberry sell more with Klaviyo. Learn more at www.klaviyo.com.

Klaviyo does not tolerate and prohibits discrimination, harassment or retaliation of or against job applicants, contractors, interns, volunteers or employees by another employee, supervisor, vendor, customer or any third party.

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Location

We're in the heart of the Financial district with easy access to public transportation and a short walk from South Station.

An Insider's view of Klaviyo

What's something quirky about your company?

The simplest way I would describe the Klaviyo office is "energy". From the minute you start your day there's an excitement that everyone is working toward the common goal of helping businesses grow. It's a pretty amazing thing to be a part of and you can really feel it.

Jon

Director of Community Management

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of the great things about working at Klaviyo is that I get to work with amazing people from across the organization. While working in Finance isn’t intuitively a role that involves a lot of collaboration - Klaviyo’s finance team has regular interactions and team syncs with Sales Ops, Customer Support and the People Team!

Tai

Staff Accountant

What are Klaviyo Perks + Benefits

Klaviyo Benefits Overview

Klaviyo pours into team members by providing a diverse and inclusive environment. We also take pride in our quality health benefits and programs. In our efforts to achieve overall happiness for Klaviyos, we offer competitive salaries and 401K planning through Principal. Protect yourself against hardships with life and disability insurance, continue learning and developing with tuition reimbursement, and achieve peace with Headspace. Additional perks include unlimited vacation time, employee referral bonuses, commuter expenses, fitness reimbursements, free books, and a thriving company atmosphere.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a diversity and Inclusion committee that sponsors monthly company-wide activities to educate and enrich our employees.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Klaviyo employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance that covers 60% of annual salary.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers : 100% for preventative care., 80% for basic restorative, 50% for major restorative.
Vision Benefits
Our vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary up to 300k.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Live virtual Yoga
Mental Health Benefits
For example, free access to Headspace meditation app
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Klaviyo's 401k plan offers stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Klaviyo offers equity packages to full time employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Klaviyo provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Klaviyo offers unlimited time off.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Klaviyo offers unlimited time off.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Klaviyo offers Tax preferred transit and parking plans for employees.
Company Outings
Klaviyo Hosts bi-annual company parties and milestone celebrations when targets are reached ! ( usually once a year)
Game Room
Klaviyo offers ping-pong tables, and a number of different gaming consoles for employee use.
Stocked Kitchen
Klaviyo offers a WELL STOCKED FREE kitchen with snacks and drinks for all employees.
Some Meals Provided
Klaviyo often surprises employees with free breakfast or meals and Free lunch on Wednesdays for all!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week on Fridays!
Parking
There is a parking garage in the building.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Klaviyo offers 3 months of subsidised gym membership.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $3000 for continuing education.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Klaviyo hosts weekly Lunch and Learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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