Senior Accounting Manager

SocialChorus, Remote - US

Transforming how workers and organizations connect every day

Duration: Full-Time

We’re thrilled to announce our new name Firstup!   
Firstup is fundamentally changing how organizations communicate and is the backbone of the entire 
Digital Employee Experience. From the front line to the C-suite, we help deliver targeted information at 
the right time, in the right place, and in the right language. We are unifying the digital workplace and 
giving workers personalized access to all the systems, resources, and applications they need to do their 

Joining Firstup means joining a movement to connect every worker. This movement has taken root and is
evident in our world-class customer base and their millions of employees worldwide. Now we need your 
help.  Ready to make a difference in the world.

Our Values
Every Employee is an Owner with responsibility and credit for our progress
Leadership is in our build and we see change as a catalyst for improvement
We win as a team, committed to help our coworkers and customers thrive

We are looking for a Senior Accounting Manager to own the Accounting function at Firstup.  This person will manage a small team of 1-2 reports initially, but the team may expand over time. The Senior Accounting Manager will be the point person for Month End Close, Commissions accounting and will oversee the AR and AP functions. The primary responsibility will be to ensure that financials are accurately stated and own the month end close process. This role will also ensure accounting policies are keep up to date and support the Audit process.
Our ideal candidate is both analytical and detail oriented, with a passion for process improvement. We also value integrity, team spirit and strong organizational skills.


  • Own the monthly financial close process, including the detailed review of journal entries, account balance reconciliations, and MoM fluxes for the P&L, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows
  • Have experience with taking a company public (previous IPO experience in industry and/or audit)
  • Hands on experience with Commissions Accounting under ASC 606
  • Have hands on experience with implementing and operationalizing ASC 606 Revenue Recognition. 
  • Closely manage a small team that supports the day to day accounting operations 
  • Manage cash forecasting and support cash management reporting as needed
  • Own the month end reporting package and data integrity in reports delivered to the CFO. Also  review reporting packages that we provide externally to banks and/or investors (i.e. reports to ensure compliance for debt facilities)
  • Actively look for ways to build out internal controls and improve the current quote to cash and procure to pay functions
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Responsible for hierarchy and scalability in chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements 
  • Provide accounting guidance to the team on how to book infrequent/unusual accounting transactions
  • Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns and ensure the timely filing of Sales taxes, State and Federal returns
  • Ensure Accounting Policies are kept up to date
  • Stay current on technical literature from the FASB and provide technical accounting guidance as needed


  • 7-10+ years of progressive Accounting experience
  • Big 4 public accounting experience with industry experience a must
  • 3-5 years of experience managing a team
  • Has owned the month end close process preferably at a tech company
  • Has technical accounting experience and a strong background specifically in ASC 606, Equity Accounting, and can own keeping our accounting policies up to date 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel including VLOOKUP, if functions, pivot tables, etc. and computer skills
  • Comfortable with fast-paced, demanding environment.  Must be able to manage multiple tasks and juggle several urgent demands at any given point, while adapting to changing priorities
  • Detailed oriented and strong project management skills are a must as this is a critical function within the Finance organization
  • Outstanding communication skills (written/ oral) and ability to partner cross functionally
  • BS/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field; CPA or Chartered Accountant
Why Firstup? 

Because you care. About people, the work you do, and the connections you make. Work is such a large part of life, it only makes sense to make it awesome.

If you want to engage brilliant minds in a true start-up environment where ideas are rewarded regardless of who they come from, join us. This is a rapidly changing space so if you thrive on ambiguity, are hungry for a challenge, and have the guts to speak your mind it could be a perfect fit.

Come for the challenges, come for engaging people in a casual and friendly environment. Come for the unlimited PTO, the health benefits, the 401k plan, the annual retreats (including family), the twice-a-year hackathons, the 10% exploratory time, the ability to contribute to open source, and the potential to work from anywhere.

Whatever the reason you come to Firstup, your new co-workers along with a leadership team who truly believes in your growth both professionally and personally will keep you here.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


About SocialChorus

Every organization’s most valuable assets are its people SocialChorus is the leading workforce communications platform that transforms how workers and organizations connect every day. Designed for every worker from head office to the front line, our solution enables a more informed, connected and supported workforce. Organizations that depend on SocialChorus are able to connect and align their teams, power organizational initiatives and measure the business outcomes.


Want to learn more about SocialChorus? Visit SocialChorus's website.