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19 Dec 2022

Full-Time Director of Accounting

zack.ramirez@grindr.com – Posted by zack.ramirez@grindr.com Anywhere

Job Description


Grindr is looking for an experienced accounting and finance professional with diligent focus and accuracy to help ensure the financial health of our company. As the Director of Accounting at Grindr, you will be a key member of our Finance team, working directly with the Controller, helping further the growth of our company through dedication, consistency, and the motivation to see Grindr succeed.

The responsibilities will include accounting and financial functions; ranging from A/P, A/R, payroll and tax compliance to working on month end close and  financial reporting..


  • Responsible for the accuracy and timely of operational accounting process monthly
  • Working alongside the Controller, assist with the development and maintenance of accounting process to develop efficiency and effectiveness
  • Lead the team in Accounts Payable function including receipt, review, and payment of vendor invoices; process payment requests; audit and process credit card statements; and maintain all vendor relationships
  • Manage and supervise payroll processing
  • Become an SME with Oracle Fusion ERP maintenance and customization
  • Assist the Controller with maintaining revenue recognition policies and procedures including recording journal entries and maintaining deferred revenue schedules
  • Work with the Controller to provide accurate and timely financial reporting
  • As appropriate, partner with financial audits and manage other audits (e.g. tax audits, 401K audits, etc.)
  • Collaborate with other departmental managers to ensure accurate and efficient flow of information across integrated platforms and delivery of financial results
  • Support the Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Manage tax compliance in collaboration with external tax accountants
  • Support the FP&A team in providing data and insights
  • Participate in internal control assessments and improvements
  • Support financial reporting manager with 10Qs and 10Ks, as necessary
  • Make continuous improvements to processes
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned

Month-End Close

  • Manage five day month-end close process
  • Improve bank rec process to achieve daily bank rec
  • Manage AR, AP, and revenue reconciliation (subscriptions and ad sales)
  • Review cap software/capex
  • Manage internal accounting review meetings with team to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Manage analysis provided by team members for flux explanations presented to finance team
  • Prepare and/or review selected balance sheet recs
  • Manage ARCS system to ensure timely completion of balance sheet recs


  • 10+ years experience in accounting with at least 5 years in publicly traded company
  • Functional experience with Oracle Fusion highly preferred, NetSuite experience a plus
  • Combination of public and private accounting experience preferred
  • CPA is required
  • Prior experience in managing and developing employees
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related major is required
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and financial reporting
  • Basic understanding of US tax systems
  • Extremely proficient in Excel
  • Detailed oriented, result driven, resourceful, comfortable with ambiguity, and willing to roll up the sleeve
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work cross functionally and collaborate with other departments and external advisors
  • Technology and/or media experience highly preferred
What you’ll love about us
  • Mission and Impact: Grindr is the world-leading LGTBQ social networking service. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGTBQ people around the world
  • Remote First: We have satellite offices in LA, NYC, and Chicago, and are remote first across the US and Canada. More than 30% of our employees work outside of cities where we have satellite offices
  • Family Insurance: Insurance premium coverage for health, dental, and vision for you and partial coverage for your dependents
  • Retirement Savings: Generous 401K plan with 6% match and immediate vest in the US
  • Compensation: Industry-competitive compensation and equity
  • Queer-Inclusive Benefits: Industry-leading gender-affirming offerings with up to 90% cost coverage, access to Included Health, monthly stipends for HRT, and more
  • Additional Benefits: Flexible vacation policy, monthly stipends for cell phone, internet, wellness, and food, one-time home-office setup stipend, and company-sponsored events

About Grindr

Since launching in 2009, Grindr has grown into the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. We have millions of users who use our location-based technology in almost every country in every corner of the planet.

Today, Grindr proudly represents a modern LGBTQ lifestyle that expands into new platforms. From social issues to original content, we continue to blaze innovative paths with a meaningful impact for our community. At Grindr, we create a safe space where you can discover, navigate, and get zero feet away from the queer world around you.

As of June 2020, Grindr has new owners with a track record of multiple successful Bay Area start-ups. The new leadership is demonstrating a renewed commitment to creating an experience for users that is safe, fun, and productive, as well as a positive & uplifting company culture in which everyone can be their best selves. At the heart of Grindr’s mission in this new chapter is a shared set of core values including transparency, accountability, experimentation (failing fast), and strong allegiance to the LGBTQ community.

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.


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