Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting Lead

San Francisco, New York, Remote Finance Full-time

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

The Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting Lead will be an integral part of the Blend finance team and report to the Controller. We are looking for an individual who is detail oriented, possesses strong technical accounting acumen, demonstrates strong communication skills, and who thrives in a rapidly growing environment that can multitask and help develop world-class processes to lead and support Blend’s financial reporting and technical accounting function.

How you’ll contribute:

  • Manage Blend’s external reporting process, including the preparation of supporting schedules and related analysis to ensure the accurate compilation and reporting of financial data in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Be the owner of financial reporting for both internal and external Blend customers or investors
  • Independently research and analyze accounting issues and disclosure requirements in accordance with SEC reporting requirements and U.S. GAAP
  • Monitor proposed and enacted accounting pronouncements that affect Blend and make recommendations on implementation
  • Lead projects for leadership that require financial analysis and technical accounting research and draft technical accounting memos
  • Lead compiling the information and documentation necessary for quarterly reviews, annual audits, income tax filings, and other regulatory filings.
  • Lead Blend’s internal controls over financial reporting process, including Sarbanes Oxley implementation
  • Lead technical accounting considerations around M&A related projects, diligence, and purchase price accounting
  • Own stock based compensation, reviewing support for journal entry posting, in addition to any modifications and/or technical accounting related matters

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 8 years of accounting related experience
  • Big 4 public accounting experience, with a CPA is preferred
  • Prior experience auditing and/or working for publicly traded companies in a financial reporting role
  • Strong, current understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting rules and regulations
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Suite products
  • Experience with public company readiness initiatives and SEC reporting requirements (i.e.,S-1, S-4, 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, XBRL)
  • Experience with Netsuite, Carta and Workiva/ActiveDisclosure, a plus
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, with a heightened attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, work cross-functionally, and meet deadlines

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits 
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, fitness classes, fitness equipment and more 
  • Stipends for work from home setup, internet, and meals
  • Company-wide mental health days 
  • Weekly remote all hands
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave

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 law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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