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? About Cortex

?'?'Cortex is an internal developer portal built to accelerate the path to engineering excellence. Companies like Dropbox, Adobe, and Docker use Cortex to catalog, score, and assign action to improve service quality and velocity, so devs can get back to work that drives the business forward. ?"?Location

We're fully remote and welcome candidates from anywhere in the US! We have quarterly offsites where we fly the whole team out to meet in person, build stronger relationships, kick off important projects, and have fun!

? The Team

We're a small but mighty group of ~75 passionate individuals excited about building a product that developers love. We raised $35M in Series B Funding in 2023 led by IVP with Sequoia Capital and previously raised a series A co-led by Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital. You can read more about it here

?'? Job Summary

We are seeking an Accounting Director to be our first accounting hire! This individual will own our accounting processes and oversee financial reporting for our business. The ideal candidate has strong analytical and financial skills, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. In this high visibility role, you'll report directly to the VP Finance & work collaboratively with teams across the company.

?'" Responsibilities

  • Accounting
    • Own all accounting activities, including working with and overseeing third-party providers
    • Month-end close processes; perform reconciliation of accounts on a monthly basis
    • Manage all AR and AP activity
  • Financial Reporting
    • Produce financial statements for internal and external stakeholders; support fundraising efforts, board meetings, and investor relations.
    • Analyze financial performance metrics on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Processes & Systems
    • Build standardized financial and accounting processes and policies; strengthen internal controls
    • Manage Revenue and Expense functions, own our expense management platform
  • Compliance & Tax
    • Ensure proper US GAAP accounting procedures have been followed
    • Handle all tax compliance and filing of quarterly and year end tax returns


  • Experience: Big 4 Accounting + early accounting hire at a high-growth tech startup
  • Accounting Skills: Strong understanding of US GAAP & ASC606
  • Systems & Processes: Experience building and scaling financial and accounting operations, with a focus on process optimization and automation. Experience using Quickbooks, Netsuite, or similar accounting platform.
  • Ambitious Problem-Solver: Strategic thinker with the ability and willingness to execute and build from the ground up, with a "no task too small" mindset
  • Interest in FP&A: Desire to get exposed to areas beyond Accounting
  • CPA license required

? Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity/stock options
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • $400 monthly perks stipend
  • 401k plan
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Gender-neutral parental leave
  • Quarterly team retreats (previously San Francisco, Miami, Austin)

?? Noteworthy

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The base pay for this role is between $165,000-$185,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role is eligible for equity and benefits.

Cortex is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Cortex is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please email

Company name: Cortex
Remote job title: Director of Accounting
Job tags: Big 4, Service Quality, Financial Reporting
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