Our Company:

At Impact our culture is our soul. We are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world..then this is the place for you. 

Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation. We work with enterprise and innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage all different types of partnerships. From social influencers, B2B, strategic partners, publishers, and traditional affiliates, we have them covered. Our combined suite of products covers the full life partnership lifecycle including; onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008 by the same team that founded Commission Junction, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and eleven offices across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia. 

What you will be doing:

As the Director of Accounting, you will be responsible for helping to manage the global accounting function and continually improving procedures, processes and systems. Working closely with key stakeholders across the company, you will play an integral role in supporting our growth as we continue to scale globally. You will:

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close: review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations; investigate accounts and provide flux analysis; oversee consolidation and preparation of monthly accounting close pack; partner with FP&A to provide financial and analytical support to operating leaders
  • Provide technical and operational accounting guidance: prepare technical accounting memos, desktop procedures, and accounting policies, incorporating accounting best practices, to provide guidance and clarity to the organization; ensure compliance with accounting standards under U.S. GAAP; work with auditors to drive timely close of annual audit and maintain an effective control environment
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy: partner with FP&A to improve system and processes for internal and external reporting
  • Identify, monitor, and act upon KPI reporting to measure success and drive continuous improvement

Does this sound like you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; CPA and strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP required
  • 7+ years of experience in accounting at a global SaaS company
  • An independent, self-motivated individual who works well under pressure with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Self-starter with a great work ethic and an analytical thinker with superior problem solving and decision-making skills, possessing the initiative to create presentations and analysis from scratch to answer questions posed and look into the details and interpret the impact of key business drivers
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized with prior experience having gathered, structured, monitored, and validated data to ensure data integrity and detailed documentation; has developed a habit of checking the accuracy of data and analysis several times over before submitting for review
  • Significant expertise in auditable financial modeling and setting up automated processes to increase the effectiveness of the team and minimize room for error
  • Excellent multi-tasker who is always “on it” with stellar time and project management skills; understands the importance of planning in advance to meet deadlines that include multiple review points and iterations
  • Strong communicator, both written & verbal; reliable and responsive to email and phone communications
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment, with the ability to effectively deal with highly sensitive, confidential information
  • Proficient with Intacct, NetSuite or other ERP system; Salesforce expertise is a plus
  • Proficient in Excel

Benefits (Perks):

New York:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k matching
  • Stock Options
  • Flexible work hours
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • An employee-led culture team that plans our happy hours, parties, and other events to celebrate our many successes
  • An established company with a cool, high velocity work ethos, where each person can make a difference!

Cape Town:

  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
  • Unlimited leave
  • Flexi-time
  • Phenomenal coffee & cereal
  • Free lunch on Thursdays
  • Casual work environment
  • Games room
  • Yummy snacks every Friday
  • Free parking
  • Development & training


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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