Accounting Manager

Finance Cottonwood Heights, Utah


Who We Are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

We are looking for an accounting manager to fully manage a team of 5 accountants reporting into our VP of Accounting. The right person will have a strong passion for people and be able to leverage their strategic and tactical talents as we continue to scale and grow.

What You'll Do:

  • Ensure supporting files are complete and accurate with clear documentation of approach and conclusion for transactions posted in the general ledger. 

  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles

  • Oversee equity administration process including review of equity grants and stock-based compensation expense

  • Research GAAP treatment and industry practice of new business transactions 

  • Supervise critical account reconciliations and analytically review financial statement accounts 

  • Take initiative to learn current systems 

  • Assist with month and year end closing, audit fieldwork, and ad-hoc reporting requests 

  • Identify areas of improvement within the department for efficiency and/or risk control enhancements 

  • Provide staff training, oversight, and evaluation.

  • Identify technology opportunities for increased automation. 

What You'll Need:

  • 5+ years of accounting experience, with a preferred mix of public and industry experience

  • Prior experience with stock-based compensation

  • Financial services industry experience a plus

  • Big 4 public accounting firm experience highly preferred

  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting and public company best practices

  • Deadline driven, organized, and enthusiastic about working with others

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP fair value principles

  • Demonstrated ability to function in high volume and fast paced environment

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Good Microsoft Office skills, exposure to NetSuite a plus

Nice to Have (Leadership):

  • Develop individual and team goals that are achievable and measurable

  • Delegate tasks by scheduling, assigning, reviewing and ensuring completion of work

  • Emphasize importance of accuracy, compliance, timeliness, and organization

Why You'll Love Working Here:

  • Lunches, a fully stocked kitchen, and subsidized gym membership

  • Competitive salary packages, bonuses and stock options

  • A flexible vacation policy allows you to truly relax and reboot

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as disability benefits

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year

  • Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans

SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.