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Senior Director, Accounting

Artera

Artera

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024
ABOUT ARTERA
Our Mission: Make healthcare #1 in customer service.
What We Deliver: Artera (formerly WELL Health®) is the patient communication platform that delivers happier staff, healthier patients, and more profitable organizations. We enable two-way conversations between patients and their healthcare teams through secure, multilingual messaging across multiple channels – including text, email, and telephone. By unifying disjointed touchpoints into a single, intuitive channel, Artera fuels connected patient experiences and empowers organizations to deliver the best customer service imaginable.
Our Impact: Artera helps 500+ healthcare providers facilitate more than 1 billion messages for 40+ million patients annually.
Our award-winning culture: Since founding in 2015, Artera has consistently been recognized for its innovative technology, business growth, and named a top place to work. Examples of these accolades include: Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023); Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (2021, 2022, 2023); Built In Best Companies to Work For (2021, 2022, 2023, 2024). Artera has also been recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Startup Employers,” Newsweek as one of the “World’s Best Digital Health Companies,” and named one of the top “44 Startups to Bet your Career on in 2024” by Business Insider.
Artera’s Accounting team is seeking a new Senior Director of Accounting. You will directly report into our VP of Finance, and will be responsible for leading and growing the Accounting team. You will have a wealth of experience leading talented Accounting teams for software companies and you are looking for your next challenge. This role will own this function and will have many opportunities to implement meaningful changes. This is a complex role that will present you with many opportunities to work on engaging projects.

Responsibilities

  • Establish accounting organization as the source of truth for financial and business metrics / performance
  • Identify and implement process improvements within the Accounting team that drive faster and more accurate reporting, closing processes, and annual audit process
  • Close monthly financial reports in <7 days, including three statement financial reporting on a GAAP basis
  • Complete annual audit on public company timeframe (<3 months)
  • Support the implementation of an ERP system and drive the maximum benefit from that system
  • Implement dashboards and other application-based methods for reporting key financial and accounting metrics
  • Own acquisition integration across accounting functions
  • Implement acquisition accounting including the required adjustments to financial statements
  • Develop risk management and mitigation strategy
  • Implement industry standard accounting and financial controls
  • Scale, mentor, coach and develop accounting team
  • Proactively engage in constructive conversations with senior leaders

Requirements

  • 10+ years of corporate accounting experience with SaaS / technology companies
  • Experience scaling accounting teams to $100M+ in SaaS revenue
  • Extensive experience moving key accounting reports and schedules out of Excel / Google Sheets into NetSuite and other applications to improve operational controls and efficiency
  • Proven track record of implementing systems / applications that increase process automation and efficiency across accounting functions to achieve greater scalability
  • Deep understanding of NetSuite and experience using NetSuite to drive operational improvements
  • Experience integrating acquisitions
  • Experience completing annual audits in <3 months
  • Deep understanding of ASC 606 and other SaaS accounting standards
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting standards and deep experience with monthly GAAP financial reporting, including consolidating multiple entities
  • Passionate about developing and supporting the Accounting team
  • Operates with a high level of integrity, equity, and accountability
  • CPA License
  • Experience with different exit strategies (M&A, IPO, etc.)
  • If not already in the Santa Barbara area: available to travel to our Santa Barbara, CA headquarters 2-4 times per year

Bonus

  • Public company reporting experience
  • Experience managing SOX audit
  • Tax expertise
  • Experience working with international subsidiaries
  • Big 4 experience
  • Healthcare experience

30/60/90

  • 30 Days - Start to build relationships with your team and understand the business
  • 60 Days - Identify opportunities for improvement and present recommendations
  • 90 Days - Develop workstreams, set clear project implementation plan(s)
Artera values in-person collaboration and currently focuses hiring in the following US cities: Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area, Kansas City, and Philadelphia (Wayne).
Artera HQ is in Santa Barbara, CA, and we have an additional US office located in Philadelphia (Wayne), PA. If you live in the Santa Barbara or Philadelphia area, your role will be hybrid and you will be required to work out of your designated office location 3 days a week, unless otherwise noted in the job requirements.
If you live in Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area, or Kansas City, your role will be remote to start. As our team continues to grow in these cities, Artera will be considering opening offices in these locations. Once that happens, you will be required to work out of your designated office location 3 days a week, unless otherwise noted in the job requirements.
LOCATION
Artera values in-person collaboration and is currently hiring in the following US cities: Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area, Kansas City, and Philadelphia (Wayne).
Artera HQ is in Santa Barbara, CA, and we have an additional US office located in Philadelphia (Wayne), PA. If you live in the Santa Barbara or Philadelphia area, your role will be hybrid and you will be required to work out of your designated office location 3 days a week, unless otherwise noted in the job requirements.
If you live in Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area, or Kansas City, your role will be remote to start. As our team continues to grow in these cities, Artera will be considering opening offices in these locations. Once that happens, you will be required to work out of your designated office location 3 days a week, unless otherwise noted in the job requirements.
WORKING AT ARTERA
Company benefits - Full health benefits (medical, dental, and vision), flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance, company paid short-term & long-term disability, company equity, voluntary benefits, 401(k) and more!
Career development - Manager development cohorts, employee development funds
Generous time off - Company holidays, Winter & Summer break, and flexible time off
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) - We believe that everyone should belong at their workplace. Our ERGs are available for identifying employees or allies to join.
Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Artera is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fair and equitable hiring practices. All hiring decisions at Artera are based on strategic business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All candidates are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexuality, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other protected status.
With that said, research shows that women and other underrepresented groups apply only if they meet 100% of the criteria. Artera is committed to leveling the playing field, and we encourage you to apply for positions even if you do not meet 100% of the criteria. We would love to connect with you and see if you would be a great fit for our role!
We’re dedicated to creating an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace, where everyone feels safe to be themselves and diversity is a strength. Artera is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment; Artera will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.
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