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Director, Accounting Operations

Remote

Available Locations: US Remote

About the role

Cloudflare’s Director, Accounting Operations is responsible for driving accounting and finance system implementations, process transformation, continuous improvement, project management, and business analysis in the accounting and finance function. This role will be responsible for leading, managing, and supporting large, complex finance transformation initiatives, including large system implementations, that are highly visible and critical to the business. The Director, Accounting Operations will provide strategic thought leadership, drive execution and lead collaborative teaming across different groups. Role will function as the internal point of contact for key business functions that participate in finance transformation initiatives.

The key objective of this position is to build structure, governance and process around complex finance transformation initiatives to ensure the successful execution and implementation, as well as implementing continuous improvement initiatives to ensure our systems, processes and teams scale along with our business.

What you'll do

  • Assist in the development of a comprehensive strategy for automation across the accounting and finance function and the prioritization of initiatives within the roadmap to ensure support of the company's growth initiatives.
  • Focus on transformational initiatives that will enable departmental functions to improve both efficiency and control through process optimization
  • Lead or serve as a key participant in groups responsible for executing on specific transformation project initiatives and goals, specifically as it relates to large system implementations
  • Create and maintain the prioritization of projects based on specific criteria and roadmap
  • Assemble and deliver ongoing communication to key stakeholders at all levels around the business transformation progress
  • Collaborate to ensure project management for key defined initiatives within each team with a clear project plan with deliverables and dependencies defined
  • Prepare and deliver reports which address the current status of the projects within accounting with clear accountability of follow-ups and escalations
  • Develop a culture of agility, innovation, and continuous learning to achieve deliverables aligned to business outcomes
  • Balance multiple priorities simultaneously and adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Enable reporting that includes management dashboards, metrics process improvements and enable complex problem solving

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • 10+ years experience in project management and implementation, program management, change management, and business systems experience (including ERP implementation)
  • Experience with business process management to include process definition and end to end process mapping
  • Good understanding of general accounting concepts, processes, and terminology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; must be comfortable connecting and communicating with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop team members for exceptional performance and contribution
  • Ability to navigate ambiguous situations, bring options and provide recommendation
  • Strong knowledge of SOX requirements, including the ability to assess, develop and implement internal controls related to systems
  • Strong listening and comprehension skills, as well as the ability to develop and clearly articulate a perspective
  • Highly developed sense of accountability and follow-through with an ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and goals.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills needed to delivery timely on requested projects

 

Compensation

Compensation may be adjusted depending on work location.

  • For Colorado-based hires and Washington hires: Estimated annual salary of 192,000 - 234,000
  • For New York City-based and California (excluding Bay Area): Estimated annual salary of 233,000 - 285,000
  • For Bay Area-based hires: Estimated annual salary of 246,000 - 300,000

Equity

This role is eligible to participate in Cloudflare’s equity plan.

Benefits

Cloudflare offers a complete package of benefits and programs to support you and your family.  Our benefits programs can help you pay health care expenses, support caregiving, build capital for the future and make life a little easier and fun!  The below is a description of our benefits for employees in the United States, and benefits may vary for employees based outside the U.S.

Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Medical/Rx Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Spending Accounts
  • Fertility & Family Forming Benefits
  • On-demand mental health support and Employee Assistance Program
  • Global Travel Medical Insurance

Financial Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Participation Plan

Time Off

  • Flexible paid time off covering vacation and sick leave
  • Leave programs, including parental, pregnancy health, medical, and bereavement leave

 

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