Senior Accountant (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by over 12 million students worldwide, is looking for a Senior Accountant to support the G/L functions. In this role, you will work closely with the Accounting Manager to execute G/L and reporting functions, including foreign subsidiaries. The successful Senior Accountant ensures the accuracy of financial reports and demonstrates the ability to use accounting knowledge and previous experience to add value to a fast-paced, rapidly changing, and high-growth company!


  • Manage full-stack accounting cycle, including daily G/L accounting of foreign subsidiaries in UK, Germany, France, and Brazil
  • Perform month-end and year-end close & reporting, including revenue reports, financial reports, and analysis reports for management
  • Manage GL account reconciliations and journal entries to ensure accounting activities are following US GAAP and statutory accounting practice in foreign countries
  • Prepare complex revenue transactions across multiple revenue streams, including deferred revenue amortization schedules for subscription revenue
  • Participate in the implementation of new subscription revenue process and integration with NetSuite
  • Analyze revenue data from various sources including PayPal and Apple Store
  • Prepare revenue reconciliation and bank statement reconciliation for foreign subsidiaries
  • Help design and integrate the newly acquired business and accounting into NetSuite
  • Work closely with the Accounting Manager to ensure accounting procedures are being followed and financials are being recorded correctly
  • Prepare supporting documents for external financial audit by KPMG
  • Support the statutory audit and tax return filings of foreign subsidiaries by working with local tax authority and the local auditors
  • Coordinate federal and state tax filings with internal tax team and external CPA firm
  • Perform other related accounting duties as assigned


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 5 years of experience in accounting
  • Experienced with NetSuite and Oracle EBS a plus
  • Experienced with statutory audit of foreign subsidiary a plus
  • Detail-oriented and exceptionally organized
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Energetic, mature, positive person who thrives on working independently
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office and Google products
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with little supervision
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of employee and company information

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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