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Senior Manager, Accounting

Andela Institute

Andela Institute

Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

About Andela

Andela exists to connect brilliance and opportunity. Since 2014, we have been dedicated to breaking down global barriers and accelerating the future of work for both technologists and organizations worldwide.

For technologists, Andela offers competitive long-term career opportunities with leading organizations, access to a global community of professionals, and education opportunities with leading technology providers.

For companies, Andela provides access to a global network of fully integrated team members that unlock their business' innovation and growth potential.

At Andela, we are deeply passionate about creating long-lasting and transformative growth opportunities for all and doing it in an E.P.I.C. [] way.

We are excited to continue building our remote-first team with incredible people like you!

About the Role

The Senior Manager, Accounting will report to the Global Controller and will be responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end expense/operations cycle to ensure that costs are accounted for properly. Critical to the success of the role is the ability to develop accounting organizational strategies by contributing accounting and financial information, analysis, evaluating trends, establishing critical measurements, resolving problems, and implementing change in line with organizational objectives. In this role, you will work closely with the FP&A team on monthly variance analysis, assist with providing financial projections, and with budget/forecast preparation.

This role includes responsibility for the management of the Accounts Payable team, setting KPIs and goals to ensure effective treasury management and to continue building a high-performance team, as well as managing the procurement policy across the organization.

This is a hands-on role, and we are looking for someone who has excellent problem-solving skills and who enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support our continued success and growth.


  • Manage monthly close and ensure that all adjustments and accruals are recorded correctly in local entities and on the consolidated financials.
  • Prepare and review monthly expense-related analyses.
  • Work with the FP&A team to help provide financial projections, coordinate budget/forecast preparation, and collect, analyze, and consolidate financial information to provide the business with financial insights.
  • Work with the Financial Systems team to monitor and evaluate accounting systems and processes to identify areas for improvement and optimization and support new system implementations and integrations.
  • Manage the Accounts Payable team to ensure efficient and accurate processing of vendor invoices, and manage issues related to vendor payments.
  • Review and respond to requests/inquiries from other cross-functional teams including Legal, FP&A, and Client Partners regarding expense transactions.
  • Help oversee overall monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close processes and reporting.
  • Help minimize legally required taxes by studying regulations, and presenting tax strategies to management.


  • A CPA in good standing with a minimum of 8-10+ years of proven work experience in financial operations, managerial accounting, Big 4 audit firm, or a related finance field.
  • Proven people management experience.
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through completion.
  • Strong experience with US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the company.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize tasks, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • A plus, if previous work experience includes Netsuite and Coupa experience.




  • Fully Remote work culture - we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!

  • Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela

  • Flexible working hours

  • Equity (as a part of the compensation package)

  • Healthcare, 401k / pension

  • Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave

And more to come! We're on a journey to reimagine global benefits at Andela.

At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lie in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above.

Andela is home for all, come as you are.