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Teaching Strategies

Assistant Controller (Remote)

Chevy Chase, MD

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Join a working family that is dedicated to the mission of the work we do!

Teaching Strategies is an innovative edtech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement. We are building a team of results-oriented individuals who will thrive in a collaborative, work-hard/play-hard culture. We pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is, teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.

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Position Overview

The Assistant Controller will be responsible for overseeing the accounting department functions with a focus on ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of financial statements and reporting. Additionally, this person will be responsible for establishing and enforcing proper accounting processes, policies and controls. The Assistant Controller will provide back-up support to other members of the Accounting team as needed.

Specific Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee timely month-end close, including the review or updating of existing reconciliations
  • Support acquisition integration and purchase accounting when necessary
  • Develop and support international business growth and processes
  • Ensure state and local tax compliance, including registrations and accurate, timely filings
  • Assist with year-end audit activities, including PBC list management and auditor correspondence
  • Maintain and oversee the development of accounting policies and processes
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training and maintaining strong employee relationships
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested
  • Occasional domestic travel required for in-person team, department, and company meetings

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • CPA license required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with hiring, training, and supervising employees
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP, including ASC 606 and 842
  • Experience with international operations
  • Experience with acquisition integrations and consolidations
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required (pivot tables, vlookups, etc.)
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred
  • General curiosity and inquisitive nature

Why Teaching Strategies

At Teaching Strategies, our solutions and services are only as strong as the teams that create them. By bringing passion, dedication, and creativity to your job every day, there's no telling what you can do and where you can go! We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, flexible work schedules, opportunities to engage with co-workers, access to career advancement and professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Let's open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!

Some additional benefits & perks while working with Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:
  • Competitive compensation package, including Employee Equity Appreciation Program
  • Health insurance benefits
  • 401k with employer match
  • 100% remote work environment
  • Unlimited paid time off (which includes paid holidays and Winter Break)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance and Professional development and growth opportunities
  • 100% paid life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance

Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Client-provided location(s): Bethesda, MD, USA
Job ID: teaching_strategies-981698
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • On-Site Gym
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Woman founded/led
    • Veteran founded/led