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Join a high growth, private equity backed SaaS company in the education space!
Teaching Strategies is an innovative edtech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As the leader in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement.
Teaching Strategies is backed by KKR, one of the largest and most renown private equity firms in the world. This institutional backing provides the Company with the ability to expand rapidly into new product lines, market segments and geographies and invest in operational excellence.
We are building a team of results-oriented individuals who will thrive in a collaborative, work-hard/play-hard culture. We pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is, teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.
The Assistant Controller will be responsible for overseeing the accounting department functions with a focus on ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of financial statements and reporting. The Assistant Controller will execute a variety of financial procedures, including month-end and year-end closings, accounts payable, non-trade receivables, sales tax filings, bank reconciliations and general ledger reviews. Additionally, this person will be responsible for establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and controls. The Assistant Controller will provide back-up support to other members of the Accounting team as needed.
As the Assistant Controller, you will lead and mentor several direct reports and help foster a culture of excellence / continuous improvement mindset. You will work in tandem with other accounting leaders to ensure maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls, designed to mitigate risk, uphold the accuracy of the company’s reporting, and ensure that reported results comply with GAAP. You will interface with the company’s auditors and work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely audit report. Compressing the monthly close cycle and leveraging Netsuite for additional automation and reporting capabilities will be a key objective to enhance the scalability of the accounting function. You will work with the team to execute the highest priority, efficiency-enhancing system improvement initiatives with the ultimate goal of supporting additional business complexity and 3-5x our current order volume.
We are looking for an ambitious, intellectually curious, passionate individual to help scale the accounting function during a very exciting time for our Company.
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Why Teaching Strategies
We strongly believe that the work we do every day makes the world a better place. By growing our business and expanding our reach, we are positively impacting the life prospects of young children across the globe. Teaching Strategies is a dynamic, growing business. We constantly challenge the status quo and push to optimize our company and our products to advance our market. The work we do truly makes a difference! If you bring passion, dedication, intellect, and creativity to our workplace, there are truly no limits to the impact you can have or your upward mobility within our organization. We have a collaborative culture and operate as a very flat organization. We provide a top tier compensation and benefits package to attract top tier talent. The Company actively supports employee career advancement through professional development opportunities.
Let’s open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!
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Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:
Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.