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Senior Manager, Accounting (Remote, USA)

Grafana Labs

Grafana Labs

Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Grafana Labs is looking for an experienced, Senior Manager, Accounting to lead our close process in a growing technology company. Reporting to our Director of Accounting, this is an opportunity to join a fast paced startup and play a driving role in our accounting and financial operations.


  • Oversee and coordinate all activities related to the consolidated close process and
    ensure timely preparation of account reconciliations, financial flux analysis, and
    schedules for management reporting.
  • Manage, lead, and develop the U.S. Accounting team through proactive coaching and
  • Oversee the global consolidation of financial statements for multiple entities across
    different regions, including managing inter-company transactions and ensuring proper
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting packages and assist with the
    preparation of annual GAAP financial statements, including related support schedules as
  • Investigate and document fluctuations in budget to actual variance analysis.
    Identify and implement process improvements and automation to reduce time to close and
    improve accuracy of underlying accounting records.
  • Provide planning, direction and coordination of accounting operational functions.
  • Ensure accounting systems are stable and scalable to support the accurate and timely
    reporting of financial data.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain accounting policies and procedures for their responsible areas, including (but not limited to) prepaid expenses, fixed assets,
    consolidations, and account reconciliations.
  • Implement, maintain and execute SOX controls for immediate areas of responsibilities.
  • Support external audits and reviews by interfacing with auditors and ensuring timely completion of supporting schedules.
  • Build strong partnerships with cross functional teams (for example, People, Legal, and F&S) to identify areas for improvement and solve problems.
  • Develop a culture of mentorship, continuous improvement, training, and success in the accounting organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA certification preferred.
  • Proven experience (7+ years) in accounting and finance, with at least 2 years in a managerial role.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial reporting standards.
  • Experience in the technology industry or a related field is a plus.
  • Experience with NetSuite and global consolidation required.
  • Hands-on experience in managing general accounting operations and performing accounting analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing tasks and demands in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Team player with strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and mentor but also roll up sleeves and be a team player
About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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