Controller

Chicago, Illinois, United States | Operations | Full-time | Partially remote

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What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.

We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students.
 
Must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US.
 
- The main office is in Chicago. Chicago office is hybrid. 
- You can apply to this position if you live in another state. If you are working from another state onboarding and some team meetings require travel, but you can work from home or a coworking space. 
 
 

Controller Job Description

CodeHS is looking for a Controller to help manage company finances. 

Responsibilities

  • Work with external accountants and bookkeepers
  • Work with external CPA firms
  • Work with external R&D credit firms
  • Work with internal operations and sales operations teams
  • Work with banks as needed
  • Work with internal billing team members
  • Tax management for state and federal
  • Tax planning
  • Commission management and review
  • Accrual systems review
  • Financial statements
  • Negotiate vendor contracts
  • Monthly and annual closes with accounting teams
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Vendor tracking
  • Help with other financial budgeting and tracking as needed
  • Communicating to CEO
  • Report to CEO

Requirements

  • 3-5 Years in finance, accounting or as a controller
  • Passionate about improving access to quality education
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Very tech savvy
  • Adaptable and flexible

 

Salary: 

  • In Chicago office, $127,500
  • Not in Chicago, $112,500

Company Values

 Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

 Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

 Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

 

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace.