Nearpod is an award-winning education technology company focused on developing digital learning tools, virtual reality and interactive content across mobile devices that provides teachers an easy and efficient way to leverage technology in the classroom by creating learning experiences that engage and inspire students.We are seeking a hands-on Controller to ensure that Nearpod’s accounting function continues to scale and support the company’s rapid growth. The right individual for this role is a proven, strategic finance leader with a passion toward operational excellence, great attention to detail and proven ability to work successfully with senior leadership. This position reports to the VP of Finance and is responsible for leading the accounting, cash management and tax activities and will implement the controls, processes and systems to enable us to meet operational, reporting and audit requirements as we scale.
Since its launch in 2012 Nearpod has become a leader (& teacher favorite) in the K-12 market and is now currently used in 1 out of 10 schools in the United States by over 100K teachers and 5M+ students on a monthly basis. 2017 marks the second year in a row that Nearpod has been listed on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and local news channels across the country.
Nearpod has offices in Miami, Florida and San Francisco, California and is backed by notable investors like Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, Storm Ventures, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Arsenal Ventures, as well as Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.