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Axios // news, media & analysis
Remote // Arlington, VA // New York City    Posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an experienced Accounting Manager to join our team!

Why it matters: As the Accounting Manager you will be involved in the end-to-end financial reporting process. A successful candidate is someone who consistently exceeds expectations, thrives in a fast-paced environment, & can provide accounting leadership to our talented team. 

The details: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the operations of the accounting department
  • Ensure the accuracy & timeliness of financial reporting, & compliance with the US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)  
  • Review account reconciliations, journal entries & financial analysis in month-end close
  • Drive accounting process improvement & policy development initiatives
  • Conduct research & review of unusual accounting transactions
  • Collaborate with other departments & external auditors to optimize their support & facilitate Finances goal achievement

Go deeper: Ideal candidates will embody entrepreneurial spirit & passion for Axios mission & have the following skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of experience, including the experience to lead an Accounting team
  • Big 4 public accounting experience & CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Strong organizational & analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative management style
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in Sage Intacct, & Expensify is a plus

Dont forget:  

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter & cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, & diverse work culture
  • Annual learning & development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents & caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios Family Fund, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise & meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity & inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination & harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, & apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, & business needs at the time.

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