Accounting Policy Director
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.
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.