Accounting Manager


About the Accounting Manager Headspace:

Headspace is looking for an Accounting Manager to help lead our Accounting team in a high growth environment. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, you will be responsible for improving financial close processes, systems implementations, and improving company wide procedures. You should be able to collaborate with cross functional teams, provide technical accounting guidance for decision making, as well as assist with end-to-end operational processes. The successful candidate will be a highly driven, team-focused individual that can work well with internal and external partners at all levels.

Location: This role is open to remote employees in select US states: California and Washington.


How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:


  • Support the company’s end-to-end reporting process for generating high quality financial statements and internal reports
  • Assist in configuring, optimizing, and administering accounting software
  • Stay current on changes to Accounting Standards Codifications (ASC) and SEC regulations and evaluate and communicate impact on company’s financial reporting
  • Work cross functionally with key stakeholders across the organization to properly account for transactions and improve business processes
  • Analyze accounting issues and prepare memorandums based on research and analysis of authoritative and interpretative guidance
  • Provide advisory support to finance as well as our business partners on new initiatives and complex transactions
  • Assist in the preparation and review of audited financial statements
  • Lead the team in day-to-day accounting and month-end close activities
  • Assist in preparing and performing monthly variance analysis
  • Assist in implementing a strong internal control environment
  • Coordinate with external auditors to support their annual audit procedures
  • Assist in review and approval of vendor bills and journal entries
  • Responsible for managing offshore accounting team

    Minimum qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 6+ years of relevant accounting  or audit experience
  • 2+ years of public company experience
  • Analytical experience, including experience in Excel
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and adapting to change
  • Meticulous and superior attention to detail
  • Experience in optimizing business processes 
  • Experience with NetSuite, Floqast, and Tipalti
  • Multi-entity and multi-subsidiary
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal



    How we feel about Diversity & Inclusion:
    Headspace is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. 
    As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace. 
    *Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Headspace. Please inform our Talent team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.
    How to get started:
    If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.
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