Accounting Policy Director

Accounting
Frisco, Texas
San Francisco, California
Cottonwood Heights, Utah

Description

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

SoFi is adding a Accounting Policy Director to its accounting team to help support the Chief Accounting Officer (“CAO”) and Controller with the ongoing structuring and documentation of various accounting conclusions. The role will focus on accounting policy conclusions from a public company perspective.

What you’ll do:

  • Fully understand the current accounting policy manual and provide feedback as needed

  • Immediately become the first point of contact for US GAAP guidance on new contracts and contemplated transactions

  • Codify accounting policy elections for review by the CAO and Controller

  • Serve as point of contact for external auditors on accounting policy questions

  • Help educate the accounting and finance team on how to implement various accounting policy elections (e.g. be well versed with implementation guidance and illustrations).

  • Engage with Financial Reporting Director as needed on various disclosure questions (e.g. “-50” guidance)

  • Develop working understanding of peer and industry accounting policy elections and norms

What you’ll need:

  • Active CPA license

  • Big 4 accounting experience

  • Proficient writing skills

  • 8 yrs of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 ys with a Master’s 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting

Nice to have:

  • Financial services industry experience

  • Accounting policy experience at a public company

  • Proficient in MS Word and MS Excel

  • Experience with Accounting ERPs

Why you’ll love working here

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays

  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs

  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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.

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