Accounting Manager at Coalition | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Accounting

About Us

Founded in 2017, Coalition is on a mission to solve cyber risk and create a safer digital economy where everyone can thrive. Digital risk is now a part of every business and it’s no longer solely the domain of technical teams. That’s why we combined comprehensive insurance with proactive cybersecurity tools to help organizations stay resilient to digital risks like cyber attacks, funds transfer fraud and much more.

Our team works collaboratively across North America and Europe to prevent security failures and provide both technical and financial help when incidents do occur. Today, Coalition is the world’s largest commercial insurtech serving over 130,000 customers including many small businesses that rely on Coalition to help them chart a path forward in the new digital world.

As of September 2021, Coalition has raised $520 million from leading global technology investors as well as highly-regarded institutional investors including: Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Valor Ventures, Durable Capital, T. Rowe Price Advisors, and Whale Rock Capital, valuing the company at more than $3.5 billion.

Coalition has experienced tremendous growth by helping organizations of all sizes solve real-world problems and by remaining true to our founding values of character, humility, responsibility, authenticity and diversity. That’s why we are proud to be named one of Inc’s Best Places to Work in 2021.

About The Role

This role will report to the Assistant Controller and will be tasked with contributing to the financial close process to start and as we continue to grow and scale will take on a leading role in the close process. They will be responsible for the management of a combination of projects, work streams, as well as direct reports, and actively streamline and create efficiencies with current processes and procedures. This role will work extensively with both internal and external business partners, to provide guidance, deliver requests, and help to develop best-in-class corporate policies. A successful candidate will be excited to streamline processes, develop meaningful reporting, create valuable KPIs and work in a team to help grow and scale the company!


  • Heavily contribute then lead and manage monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close activities, including preparation and review of all required analyses and balance sheet reconciliations. Successful candidate should be ready to grow into the leadership role.
  • Manage tbd number of direct reports; conduct regular career conversations, provide guidance and mentoring, and create opportunities for development and growth
  • Contribute on quarterly financial statement reporting, including board and debt compliance financial statement requirements
  • Identify opportunities and implement solutions that will result in greater efficiency and accuracy for the monthly close process
  • Design, document, implement and maintain effective accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Collaborate with FP&A department to support monthly and quarterly management reporting and flux analyses
  • Liaise with International Accounting Teams to review consolidated financial data during the financial close
  • Assist with deliverables and management of annual financial audit
  • Deliver due diligence requests and provide integration assistance to M&A team
  • Work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to properly apply accounting guidance and improve business processes and policies
  • Perform special projects and analyses on an ad-hoc basis, as required

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • At least 7 years of accounting experience, including a mix of public accounting and software or insurtech industry experience
  • Experience at a supervisory/manager level required
  • SEC reporting experience strongly preferred, either through client service or working at a public company
  • Proven ability to interpret and apply accounting guidance and prepare formal, well-supported, memo’s and supporting analyses
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to present technical guidance and analysis in a comprehensive and articulate manner to different levels and departments throughout the organization
  • Experience in a high growth, fast-paced startup environment is highly preferred with expert ability to switch between competing initiatives as needed
  • Process optimization focused - vision with the ability to apply practical solutions and navigate through ambiguity
  • Advanced skills in Excel/spreadsheet modeling
  • Knowledge of NetSuite, Floqast is preferred

Why Coalition?

Coalition's culture is one that strongly values humility, authenticity, and diversity. We want to work with people of different backgrounds and different paths in life, and we trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership and work for one another. We are always looking for collaborative, inquisitive and dedicated individuals to join our team.

Recent press releases:

[Coalition Closes $205 Million Series E, Valuing the Cyber Insurance Provider At More Than $3.5 Billion]( funding-and-over-3-5-billion-valuation/)

Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Accounting Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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