Finance

SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting Lead

Blend is a diverse team of problem solvers who believe that the world’s financial resources should be more accessible. Our cloud banking platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and over 330 other financial services firms to acquire more customers, increase productivity, and deliver end-to-end digital experiences. Our software enables our customers to process an average of more than $5 billion in loans per day, making it possible for consumers to reach their financial goals faster and lead better lives. Come do work that matters.

The health and safety of our team is our top priority. As such, all employees working in the U.S. whose positions involve in-person interaction with other employees or third parties are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. More details will be shared during the recruiting process.

Whether this is an in office or remote first role, the position will require proof of vaccination unless Blend grants you an exemption.

 

This role will be an integral part of the Blend Finance organization, it will provide high visibility within the organization and will require direct involvement in projects with tight deadlines. The role requires strong analytical skills and ability to research and process the information for inclusion in publicly filed documents. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated professional who can develop effective working relationships with cross-functional partners, is detail oriented and can identify and develop best-in-class processes and controls to support the rapid growth of the business.

How you'll contribute:

  • Prepare the quarterly and annual reports on Form 10-Q/K and coordinate the internal and external reviews of these documents
  • Research, evaluate the applicability, and document evolving US GAAP and SEC guidance to ensure timely identification and compliance with new requirements
  • Research and interpret complex accounting issues and prepare technical memorandums to support the company’s positions
  • Prepare the quarterly earnings release and board materials
  • Create and maintain SEC reporting calendar and coordinate with internal and external parties
  • Manage communications with external auditors on financial statements and accounting issues
  • Drive implementation of SOX 404 compliance requirements, including documentation of end-to-end processes, design and implementation of internal controls over financial reporting, and making recommendations for other internal controls and processes within the organization
  • Proactively search out ways and make recommendations to improve and streamline financial reporting processes
  • Support month-end and quarter-end close process
  • Lead other special projects as required

Who you are:

  • CPA with 5+ years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
  • Ability to research and analyze accounting issues.
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced, rapidly evolving, data driven environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detailed oriented with ability to multitask
  • Strong systems knowledge with experience in Microsoft Excel is required
  • Experience with Workiva is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Finance

 

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19
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Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable laws.
 
If you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment, please contact Blend at (650) 550-4810 or hraccessibility@blend.com.

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