Financial Accountant II (French / English)

  • remote, home office, REMOTE, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Renaissance is the leader in K-12 learning analytics--enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance's solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters--creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Whether you are based at our corporate headquarters in beautiful central Wisconsin or at one of our other many locations, you can make a real difference in education. We offer competitive compensation, enviable benefits, and smart, friendly co-workers—all in a relaxed, fun atmosphere where you'll have the opportunity to excel each day.

Job Description

Responsible for financial planning, analysis, and special projects.

  • Prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows accurately and on a timely basis 

  • Ensure all transactions are accounted for in accordance with U.S. GAAP. 

  • Perform general ledger reconciliations, maintain fixed assets, prepare monthly accruals, general ledger analysis, journal entries and chart of account maintenance. 

  • Assist with external audits. 

  • Be responsible for accurate and timely commission calculations. 

  • Drive process improvement of accounting processes, procedures, policies, and controls to support the growth of the company. 

  • Compile and analyze financial information, prepare transactions and reconciliations, document business transactions, and prepare financial reports and analysis including ad-hoc requests from internal customers. 

  • Connect with the International business on initiatives, processes, and requirements. Update the Accounting/Finance organization on all aspects of international finance and commission. 

  • Assist department managers in preparing their financial budgets for the operating plan, analysis of actual expenditures and provides support to the department. 

  • Suggest alternatives to improve overall efficiency and profitability. 

  • Provide analysis of current and proposed financial programs, develop financial evaluations for company projects and new business opportunities. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. In accordance with applicable laws, Renaissance Learning will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting from four-year college or university preferred, and

* Minimum three years of experience, OR

* Equivalent combination of education and related experience 

* Fluency in English and French.  Each of these are absolutely required. 

Computer Skills

* Proficient with PC applications

* Proficient with MS office applications

* Strong computer skills, especially spreadsheet development

* Experience with accounting and reporting systems

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary Range $49,000 - $74,400  This range is based on national market data and may vary by location.

At Renaissance our mission is: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.” Many of us choose to work at Renaissance because we are driven by this mission. 

Inherent in a mission that strives to serve “all children and adults” who represent “all ability levels...and backgrounds,” is the need to recognize the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in our culture, in our work, and in our products. 

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented minorities will only apply to roles if they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications.  At Renaissance, we encourage you to break through that statistic.  Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future.  NO ONE ever meets 100% of the qualifications.  We hope you're open to learning new skills in order to grow with us.  Make our team, your team!

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