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Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting Manager (Remote, USA)

Grafana Labs

Grafana Labs

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Grafana is looking for a detail-oriented and task-driven Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting Manager to join our Finance Team! Reporting to our Director of Accounting, this is an opportunity to join a fast growing startup and play a driving role in our accounting and financial operations.

We’re scaling quickly and this role is perfect for someone who enjoys looking for opportunities to advance their skills in a fulfilling environment. The candidate should expect to leverage current skill-sets while also focusing on learning quickly and adding value to the current processes.


  • Lead the evaluation and adoption of accounting standard updates, including drafting and maintaining relevant accounting policies.
  • Prepare accounting memos, policies, and summaries to ensure proper documentation and support of the accounting positions taken.
  • Critically and thoroughly analyze the accounting implications of non-recurring transactions and apply accounting rules and literature and exercise judgment in subjective areas to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Assist in the regular review of Grafana’s accounting policy, and development of accounting policies for new and evolving business areas
  • Prepare more complex accounting analyses and reconciliations including equity as needed to support the month-end and quarter-end close and reporting process.
  • Support the external audit and financial reporting processes through the preparation and/or review of financial statements, supporting work papers, and disclosure checklists to ensure compliance with GAAP requirements.
  • Responsible for external requests for financial and other equity-related information.
  • Support the administration of the company’s U.S. and international equity programs, including reviewing or coordinating new equity awards, exercises, cancellations and repurchases.
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding equity programs, including interpreting equity plan documentation and policies to assist in resolving employee issues.
  • Partner and coordinate cross-functionally to understand business transactions and effectively communicate accounting and equity-related issues.
  • Responsible for key quarterly and annual financial controls to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting.
  • Prepare/present ad-hoc training on technical accounting or equity-related topics.


  • Big 4 experience, or similar technical accounting advisory, and CPA certification or equivalent is required.
  • Preferred, not required, experience with equity systems such as Carta
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to thrive in a changing environment and effectively lead projects collaboratively
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Problem-solving & analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience researching FASB Accounting Standards Codification and Big 4 interpretations
  • Deep understanding of GAAP, specifically ASC 606, ASC 505, ASC 718, and 805
  • Attention to detail and ability to execute in a complex environment
About Grafana Labs: There are more than 950,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include four other open source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Tempo (for traces), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana OnCall (for on-call management).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
A note about covid-19: All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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