Accounting Analyst

Remote

Imagine a product that reached millions of users without a single salesperson. That same product has been adopted by tens of thousands of schools, with limitless growth potential ahead. That's the opportunity at Screencastify — a massive market, incredibly engaged customer/fan base, and the chance to get in on the ground floor of it all.

Hi, we're Screencastify 👋

More than 15 million people use Screencastify to record, edit and share all sorts of amazing videos. We like to think that we've democratized video creation by making it simpler and more affordable than ever before.

Working at Screencastify

At Screencastify, we value accountability, commitment, and speed. We take our responsibility to our users very seriously, so when we miss a deadline, or slow down, it matters. 

We’re not a pay-your-dues culture; we will train you quickly and then give you substantial responsibility. The better the results you drive, the more you’ll be rewarded.

We’re a competitive culture in some ways, but not in others. On one hand, we love to win, hate to lose, and if you do great work, you’ll probably inspire someone working with you to try to do even better. But someone else does not need to lose for you to win.

We constantly challenge each other and push our quality of thought and work to new limits. But no matter how strong a disagreement may be, we want to work in a company of deeply good people who treat their colleagues exceptionally well. No matter how talented, we won’t hire jerks.

About the role

Screencastify is in hyper-growth mode. Over the past year, we’ve put many foundational pieces in place to help us maintain and accelerate that growth. We’re looking for an accounting analyst to help support Screencastify’s near and continued long-term success.

Why is this role special?

  1. You get to have a massive impact. You’ll be joining a fantastic team and help champion accounting operations at Screencastify. You’ll have plenty of guidance and support from leadership as you execute.
  2. You’re set up for success. You’ll be joining a bootstrapped, profitable company full of people who are acutely aware of (and excited about!) how much easier you’ll make their jobs. So you’ll have all the support you’ll need.
  3. You’ll be boarding a rocketship. Screencastify has experienced exponential growth over the past few years. If done well, you’ll play a critical role in setting our sights away from the moon and towards Mars.

What you'll do

In 30 days you will have:

  • Taken ownership of Accounts Payable transaction posting and review by verifying, classifying, and recording vendor invoices to the correct expense account and department.
  • Worked with finance and revenue operations teams to learn revenue systems, processes, and reporting.
  • Administered the cash cycle including collections, customer communication, cash & check deposits, and reconciliation.
  • Grown comfortable with the chart of accounts and payables integrations.

In 60 days you will be:

  • Reviewing employee expense reports and confirming compliance with company policy.
  • Running various revenue exception reporting and facilitating corrections.
  • Preparing month-end reporting for review

In 90 days you will be:

  • Serving as the point person for customer and internal cross-functional inquiries and requests around billing and collection issues.
  • Meeting account collection goals; Communicate with past due customers to resolve outstanding balances as necessary.

You're perfect for this role if you...

  • Have 2+ years of experience in collections and accounts receivable responsibilities and general accounting, or at a technology company (SaaS experience preferred).
  • Have proven ability to resolve customer collections discrepancies on customer phone calls with great articulation and customer service.
  • Possess a strong understanding of accounting systems and data structure, especially billing systems. Experience with Quickbooks (online), Salesforce, Google Sheets. Experience with Chargebee a plus.
  • Have an undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance (a CPA, or on the path to certification is a plus).
  • Are proficient with Google Suite, macOS and MS Office Suite with intermediate skills in Excel including VLOOKUP, if functions, pivot tables, etc.

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation. We take a data-driven approach to our compensation strategy so all employees are paid competitively and equitably.
  • 401k plan. We want to invest in present you and future you, which is why we offer a generous 401k match with our 401k plan.
  • Minimum vacation policy. We recognize the importance of taking personal time off, and require our employees to take at least 15 vacation days per year. You’re also encouraged to take additional paid time off, as needed.
  • Parental leave. Generous paid time off for parents to bond with the newest addition to their family!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance. We cover 100% of employee medical premiums and 50% of employee dental & vision premiums. Plus, all employees receive a free One Medical membership.
  • Flexible work policy. Gone are the days of being in an office from 9-5, Monday through Friday. We recognize there are better ways to measure productivity than counting the number of hours you’re in the office and that sometimes the office isn’t the best place to be productive.
  • Professional development. Each department has a professional development budget and employees are encouraged to take workshops, attend webinars, join associations, and anything else that could help grow their careers. Did we also mention employees get free access to Udemy for Business?
  • Divvy bike membership. If you’re in Chicago, take advantage of an annual Divvy membership -- on us

We highly encourage you to apply for this position, even if you feel you do not meet all the requirements. You do not need to fit this exact mold.

At Screencastify, we foster an inclusive, supportive, fun and challenging team environment. We value having a team that is made up of a diverse set of backgrounds and respect the healthy expression of diverse opinions. We embrace experimentation and the examination of all kinds of ideas through reasoning and testing. Come join us as we continue to change the world through video.

Screencastify is an equal opportunity employer.

Our Future
Millions of videos are made with Screencastify every month. We’ve become one of the most trusted names in video.

But we’ve set our sights higher: only a small fraction of the world’s professional population communicates with asynchronous video today. Our aim is to transform workplace communication so that everyone can teach and learn more effectively. We need more team members to help us get there. We hope you’ll be one of them.

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Perks and Fun

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Competitive compensation.

We take a data-driven approach to our compensation strategy so all employees are paid competitively and equitably.

401k plan.

We want to invest in present you and future you, which is why we offer a generous 401k match with our 401k plan.

Minimum vacation policy.

We recognize the importance of taking personal time off, and require our employees to take at least 15 vacation days per year.

Parental Leave

Generous paid time off for parents to bond with the newest addition to their family!

Medical, dental, and vision insurance.

We cover 100% of employee medical premiums and 50% of employee dental & vision premiums. Plus, all employees receive a free One Medical membership. **HSA?

Flexible work policy.

Gone are the days of being in an office from 9-5, Monday through Friday. We recognize there are better ways to measure productivity than counting the number of hours you’re in the office and that sometimes the office isn’t the best place to be productive.

Professional development.

Each department has a professional development budget and employees are encouraged to take workshops, attend webinars, join associations, and anything else that could help grow their careers. Did we also mention employees get free access to Udemy for Business?

Book Club/Stipend.

Each month, get a book of your choosing on us! You’ll be joining a community of fellow bookworms who are always down to talk about what they’re reading in the monthly Screencastify Book Club. Whether it’s the latest sci-fi novel or the audio version of your favorite thriller, we want you to keep learning and expanding your literary horizons.

Giving Back.

Teachers are at the core of our business. We have a monthly recognition program celebrating our employees’ achievements by contributing to a DonorsChoose fund of their choice.

Divvy bike membership.

If you’re in Chicago, take advantage of an annual Divvy membership -- on us!

Friday Playlists.

We have enough Screencastify musicians to start a band and enough music lovers to fill the audience! Each week we curate a themed playlist that’s created by all of our employees. Check out some of our previous jams here.

DEIB Committee.

Our DEIB Committee is actively impacting Screencastify’s initiatives and practices. We strive to educate our employees on the systemic inequities in tech and the world while actively putting processes into place that challenge and guide our team members and organization to honor everyone’s strengths and drive innovative solutions. Join a community that is passionately educating themselves and our larger Screencastify Squad to be the most inclusive and equitable version of itself.

We highly encourage you to apply for this position, even if you feel you do not meet all the requirements. You do not need to fit this exact mold.

At Screencastify, we foster an inclusive, supportive, fun and challenging team environment. We value having a team that is made up of a diverse set of backgrounds and respect the healthy expression of diverse opinions. We embrace experimentation and the examination of all kinds of ideas through reasoning and testing. Come join us as we continue to change the world through video.

Screencastify is an equal opportunity employer.