Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.
The Senior Manager of Financial Reporting is a key leader of the finance and accounting Team at Trupanion, leading the financial reporting and technical accounting functions. This role has a high level of visibility throughout the organization and with the executive leadership team. We are looking for an individual with strong technical and leadership skills who can contribute to our team both as a mentor to our other finance and accounting team members and as a subject matter expert on financial reporting and technical accounting.
This team member could work remotely from anywhere in the United States at first, but longer-term would be required to work out of our Seattle Headquarters (at least part-time).
Key Responsibilities Include:
Ownership of quarterly, annual and periodic SEC filings including 10-Q’s and 10-K’s. Work closely with the legal department on the annual Proxy Statement and periodic 8-K filings.
Research technical accounting issues, including new accounting guidance, and provide guidance and documentation on how this will impact Trupanion’s financial reporting and operations.
Manage areas of accounting that are highly technical in nature, including accounting for insurance contracts, revenue recognition, share-based compensation, statement of cash flows, and accounting for one-time and unusual transactions.
Periodically present hot topics and technical analysis to senior leadership and the Audit Committee.
Ensure corporate disclosure controls are appropriately designed and operating.
Manage external auditors’ work on annual audits and quarter reviews.
Mentor and direct a team of talented financial reporting individuals to ensure team goals are met and individual team members are fulfilling their career goals.
Qualifications (Please include a cover letter with your application!)
Education, Registration & Certification:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
CPA license preferred, but not required
7+ years of relevant experience required, including 2 or more years managing a team preferred
Experience with SEC reporting either as a preparer or an external auditor required
Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance required
Property and casualty insurance statutory accounting and reporting experience preferred, but not required
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS; knowledge of property and casualty insurance accounting is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience documenting technical accounting assessments
Energetic and highly motivated, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail a must
Strong analytical skills, including the ability to troubleshoot problems and recognize areas for process improvements
The Trupanion team has been taking care of pet owners for over a decade by offering simple, fair, and affordable pet insurance. We want to help take care of your pet, too, and know pet owners want to work with companies that mirror their own goals and passions. Learn more about us here – we know you’ll like what you see!