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Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

At Level, we believe using your benefits should be as easy as buying a cup of coffee. We’re unlocking the full value of compensation by rebuilding benefits as a simple payments experience — fast, flexible, and transparent. Our mission is to empower people to build better financial futures, and we’re accomplishing that by transforming the status quo of benefits.

Level is a B2B2C fintech company comprised of a diverse team from industry-leading companies like Square, Oscar, Google, Uber, and Airbnb. Together, we’re creating a new payments tech stack to help employers offer more accessible and personalized benefits for their teams — and this is just the beginning.

At Level, collaboration is our superpower. By leveraging each other’s strengths and curiosity, we’ve been able to build a best-in-class product, culture, and business. Plus, our employee benefits are so awesome that we let our customers buy them too.

What You'll Do:

  • Oversee all Controllership function responsibilities: monthly close, revenue accounting, order to cash, GL reconciliations, financial reporting, payroll, treasury functions, and compliance activities (federal/state/local tax compliance audits, insurance and benefit administration).
  • Serve as the primary owner and liaison for our year-end audit in partnership with external auditors and researching technical accounting and compliance issues
  • Assess financial risks and opportunities and provide financial guidance to the executive team, partner with Finance & Strategy and key business stakeholders with budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow analysis.
  • Define, develop, and implement best in class processes, leveraging the capabilities of existing systems and support tools to drive quality, scale, and productivity across monthly close, financial reporting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to help articulate internal product requirements and implement new tools to reduce manual input, increase accuracy and deliver an enhanced customer experience.
  • Be a key contributor when onboarding new products, understanding flow of funds and best practice implementation efforts.
  • Work cross-functionally to shape commercial contract terms and opine on revenue recognition impacts, ensuring ASC606 compliance while optimizing terms.
  • Build, manage, and mentor an effective accounting team, including driving performance and coaching the team.

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Public accounting experience with a “Big 4” firm preferred, active CPA preferred
  • Experience in high growth startups; payments, fintech, or benefits tech industry experience
  • History of scaling and process improvement for finance and accounting operations
  • Strong technical accounting skills (US GAAP) with demonstrated ASC 606/revenue recognition and consolidation experience
  • Proven ability to hire, manage, and mentor high-performing teams; experience in leading a global accounting team with an international presence is a plus
  • Skilled communicator with a leadership presence; able to influence and shape favorable business outcomes
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, remote environment with creative methods to boost productivity and clear communication
  • Extremely detail-oriented and delivers the best internal and external customer service with timely, accurate, and thorough responses
  • Excited to work with a distributed team
  • Proficiency with Google Sheets, Netsuite, Salesforce; SQL and Looker experience a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity
    • Remote first, with an office in NYC (HQ) as an option to work from
  • For those not in the NYC area, we offer up to $500 monthly for renting a co-working or office space
  • 100% employer paid medical
  • 100% employer paid dental through Level with a $2,500 benefit allowance
  • 100% employer paid vision through Level with a $600 benefit allowance
  • 401(k)
  • Generous additional fringe benefits offered through Level’s platform:
    • $25 monthly through our R&D funds to help stress-test new products and features
    • $150 monthly through our Wellbeing lifestyle spending account
    • $500 in New Hire Office Funds available in your first 90 days to assist with getting your remote workspace set up
    • $1,000 annually through Level’s Mental Health EAP
    • $3,000 annually in Education benefits (made available upon your 1 year anniversary) that can be used to continue professional education or be applied towards student loan payments
    • $4,000 lifetime balance through our Medical Travel EAP
    • $5,000 annually through our Gender Affirmation Fund
  • Flexible paid time off: take the time you need when you need it!
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year
  • Company paid STD, LTD and life insurance
  • Voluntary life, legal and pet insurance
  • 8-16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Quarterly company sponsored events
  • The chance to work at a leading innovator and trailblazer in the world of benefits and payments!

This position has a minimum base salary of $170,000 and a midpoint base salary of $185,000. The base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards.

Level is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Please apply to this role if you feel you are a good fit, regardless of your race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other perceived limiting factor. We welcome applicants from all walks of life.

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