Location: New York, NY 

Reports to: Director of Finance

 

About AlphaSense: 

AlphaSense is a search engine for market intelligence that transforms how decisions are made by the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions. Leveraging AI and NLP technology, AlphaSense enables knowledge professionals to extract insights in seconds from thousands of disparate data sources, including company filings, event transcripts, news and trade journals, and equity research. Founded in 2011 and backed by investors including Innovation Endeavors and Soros Fund Management, AlphaSense is on a mission to empower organizations to make data-driven decisions with confidence.

About the Team:

The AlphaSense Finance team is responsible for efficiently driving the creation of enterprise value by supporting capital allocation decisions across the business.  We exist to help the company make intelligent, data-driven decisions through financial analysis; scenario modeling; tracking, interpreting and disseminating key performance indicators; and by serving as a critical thought partner to senior leadership.

About the Role: 

We are looking for a passionate, analytical, high-potential professional to lead our technical financial reporting function and to help ensure timely and accurate reporting in the company’s growth stage. You will report to the Director of Finance and will work closely with accounting managers as we build a world class financial reporting function.

Who You Are:

  • A Subject Matter Expert: You have exceptional knowledge of accounting and tax principles, practices, US GAAP, and compliance. You have experience working in a public company or preparing a company for IPO readiness. Experience with PCAOB reporting is a requirement..
  • Perfectionist and Curious Mentality: Data driven and detail orientated professional with a strong desire for precision in your work. You show curiosity and desire to figure out the correct way of doing things rather than a “this is how we always do it” mentality.
  • Entrepreneurial: You thrive in fast-paced environments and proven ability to deal with new issues arising as the company grows.
  • Collaborative: You possess a strong desire to collaborate with others and work cross-functionally

What You’ll Do: 

  • Own GAAP compliance: Ensure all aspects of the company’s financial statements are compliant with applicable US GAAP standards.
  • Drive the company’s internal controls to the level required of a public company
  • Oversee the coordination, completion, and ensure compliance with technical accounting position memos
  • Research technical accounting positions as and when required
  • Work alongside Accounting Managers to create systems and processes that are set to scale
  • Assist external auditors by facilitating their audit procedures
  • Ad hoc accounting tasks and assistance with monthly close

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