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Postman is the world’s leading API platform, used by more than 25 million developers and 500,000 organizations, including 98% of the Fortune 500. Postman is helping developers and professionals across the globe build the API-first world by simplifying each step of the API lifecycle and streamlining collaboration—enabling users to create better APIs, faster.

The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has an office in Bangalore, where it was founded. Postman is privately held, with funding from Battery Ventures, BOND, Coatue, CRV, Insight Partners, and Nexus Venture Partners. Learn more at postman.com or connect with Postman on Twitter via @getpostman.

P.S: We highly recommend reading The "API-First World" graphic novel to understand the bigger picture and our vision at Postman.

This role will report to the Controller and play a key part in the development of a world-class Finance Team. We are looking for a team member who will bring operational and technical accounting knowledge, experience accounting for unusual and complex transactions, implementing efficient reporting processes, and has the expertise in handling various audit and compliance activities.

What You'll Do

  • Prepare technical accounting whitepapers for non-standard or complex transactions including mergers and acquisitions, equity activities, and various financial reporting considerations
  • Manage both recurring and non-recurring tax compliance and filing requirements, and assist with tax planning activities 
  • Assist with the oversight of relationships with key service providers including external auditors, tax advisors, state and local auditors
  • Help support the annual audit and tax related activities, including preparation of audit support for consolidated and international activities, and coordination with external international accountants related to foreign subsidiary compliance requirements
  • Provide research or training to business and accounting team members regarding complex accounting issues
  • Drive business process and system improvements, with a goal toward automation and efficiency, including the design and implementation of key systems, internal controls, global close efficiency, audit readiness, and management reporting
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of accounting policies and “SOX-lite” flowcharts as well as maintaining and monitoring corporate accounting policies and procedures

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA with a combination of 2+ years of public accounting and 5+ years of corporate accounting or finance experience at a pre-IPO or newly public software/SaaS company
  • Strong technical accounting background with a thorough knowledge of US GAAP, SOX 404 and SEC reporting standards, as well as experience with technical research
  • Self-starter with proactive approach to problem identification and remediation solutions
  • Must be able to think critically and recognize discrepancies through analysis
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and drive efficiency
  • Ability to prioritize and work proactively and independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Eager to get engaged on a variety of operational accounting activities and willing to directly take on administrative type projects    
  • Team player with strong communication, customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills

Our Values

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency & honest communication about not only successes, but also failures. In our work, we focus on specific goals that add up to a larger vision. Our inclusive work culture ensures that everyone is valued equally as important pieces of our final product. We are dedicated to delivering the best products we can.

What Else?

This role is to be based in either San Francisco or Berkeley, and the reasonably estimated salary for this role ranges from $145,500 to $200,000 plus a competitive equity package. Actual compensation is based on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition to our pay-on-performance philosophy, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including full medical coverage, flexible PTO, wellness reimbursement, and a monthly lunch stipend. Salaries will vary outside of the listed metropolitan areas & the U.S.

Equal Opportunity

Postman is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Postman does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Postman will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Postman.


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