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Director – Assistant Controller
Updated on 2/1/2023
Washington, USA
Experience Level
  • Highly analytical mindset with strong attention to detail
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment and own critical decision-making responsibilities to build the team and infrastructure
  • Experience with SAAS and content businesses
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • 7-10 years accounting experience; Big 4 experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial reporting
  • Strong written, oral communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • CPA preferred
  • Manage the corporate accounting team responsible for the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
  • Manage the content accounting team responsible for the financial integrity of the MasterClass's content commitments, assets (capitalization), liabilities (payments), and expenses (amortization)
  • Lead and participate in the ongoing development and establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes
  • Support the accounting and finance team in the preparation of financial statements, data analysis, integrity validation and reconciliations
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Maintain the company's ASC 926 policy as the business explores new content formats; assist in educating business partners on the impact of new content initiatives on GAAP financial performance
  • Manage cross-functional relationships with teams outside of Accounting, including those across finance, marketing, product and engineering, and content organizations
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of ASC 920 and 926 is a plus

501-1,000 employees

Online education platform
Company Overview
MasterClass provides online lessons from the experts and professionals in each field.