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Work & Co (work.co) defines and launches the world's most successful digital products and services. With offices in the United States, Brazil and Europe, we've become the go-to partner for IKEA, Google, Apple, Epic Games, Mailchimp, Aesop, Etsy and many other globally respected companies. As Fast Company noted, our engineering and design teams are routinely entrusted with creating digital products for companies which rarely approach outside firms. Forrester Research calls our approach “a model to follow.”

A combination of smart team members and a supportive working environment is a big part of what makes Work & Co an exciting place to build best in class products.The Finance Team enables the company to run successfully and efficiently. Our Controller will be part of our growing finance and accounting team and will report directly to the Managing Director, Finance. The Controller will manage our books and organize company audits and taxes to provide insights and ensure our practices are compliant. At the same time, they are flexible in their approach and ensure reliable data without imposing multiple layers of process or bureaucracy that weigh down day to day tasks. They approach their work with a spirit of customer service, prioritizing communication and always with an eye toward how to make interactions easy and intuitive for employees across our studios.

What You Will Do

  • Maintain, document and optimize to strengthen internal controls. 
  • Oversee  all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Consolidation and Revenue Recognition
  • Manage month-end and year-end close process
  • Prepare and publish monthly financial statements and reporting package
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings with our external tax advisors
  • Coordinating external auditor and tax advisor activity
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

We Are Looking For

  • 8+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Solid GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in financial statement preparation
  • Proficiency in NetSuite
  • Global perspective and ability to work across multiple US & international offices
  • Interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Passion for working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to anticipate needs and prioritize tasks. You should have a predisposition to seek out answers as new challenges arise 

At Work & Co, we believe diversity is essential to creating the best digital products. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • People Operations
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • clojureLanguages
    • objective-CLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ApolloLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • VueFrameworks
    • XamarinFrameworks
    • GraphQLFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • FramerDesign
    • PrincipleDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • OmniGraffleManagement
    • SlackCollaboration
    • ZoomCollaboration
    • TrelloProject Management

Location

231 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

An Insider's view of Work & Co

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Every day, I get to work alongside insanely talented people I respect. Our office environments are designed to help us focus on our craft — whether that be coding or digital design or strategy. We also push against burnout and discourage long hours. No time sheets. Everyone should get to be their best selves both in and out of the office.

Rafael

Design Director

What projects are you most excited about?

Creating products that launch is our priority. Having world-class design and engineering talent ensures that these experiences are beautiful and functional. Utility is also important. We always want to add value to people’s lives.

Muriel

Group Director, Product

How does the company support your career growth?

We believe in mentors, not managers. And we see mentorship as a right. At Work & Co, every employee gets a dedicated mentor from day one. Our flatter structure also means we learn from one another, informally, on an ongoing basis.

Caitlin

Managing Director, Talent

What is your vision for the company?

Work & Co's mission has been clear since day one. We exist to create —and launch— the digital products and experiences millions of people love using every day. We exist to raise the bar. Our approach is to be the best at a few things versus average at a dozen.

Marcelo

Partner, Technology

What are Work & Co Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Work & Co provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Work & Co sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Work & Co employees receive between 20 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Work & Co employees receive unlimited sick days.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Work & Co hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Happy hours are hosted quarterly.
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Work & Co offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Work & Co hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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