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Assistant Controller - San Francisco

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Postman is the world’s leading collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration to help create better APIs—faster. More than 20 million developers and 500,000 organizations worldwide use Postman today. Our customers are doing more and more astounding things with the Postman product every day, and as a result, we are growing rapidly.
Postman is looking for a team member who will bring strong technical accounting and revenue recognition knowledge, experience implementing efficient close and reporting processes, and has the expertise in handling various audit and compliance activities. You will report to the Controller and will have the opportunity to hone and apply your accounting skills in a way that will not only allow you to develop new skills but also grow within the company.
This is a formative and exciting time as we seek to hire for and define the accounting function more fully within the company and implement increased visibility, controls and accountability into company financials and business metrics. Your technical expertise and business acumen will complement and enhance a focused team of startup professionals. If you are wanting to make an impact at a hyper growth startup while building your professional skills, this is a great opportunity to do just that!

What You'll Do

  • Assist with day-to-day accounting activities, coordinate the monthly financial close process and prepare monthly reporting packages
  • Key member of the sales deal-desk team; will review sales arrangements for revenue recognition and economic considerations, partner with Sales and Legal to drive standardization
  • Prepare revenue recognition checklists, revenue journal entries, and disclosures
  • Prepare technical accounting white papers for non-standard or complex transactions
  • Manage sales tax compliance requirements within Avalara and our tax advisors
  • Assist with the oversight of relationships with key service providers including external auditors, tax advisors, international accounting firms, 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
  • 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

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA with 4+ years of public accounting and 5+ years of corporate accounting or finance experience at a pre-IPO or newly public software/SaaS company
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting with an emphasis on ASC 606
  • 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


We offer competitive salary and benefits, an informal and fun working environment, and provide lunch every day. (Yes, seriously. Every day.) We believe in autonomous small teams taking on big challenges, and we’re intentional about building an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do their best work and be the best version of themselves. We’re creating a long-term company, and we want you to be part of it. Join us, why dontcha?

Posting Statement

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 Web site 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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Postman will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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