Accounting Manager - Maternity cover (UK Remote)

  • Full-time

Company Description

When you join Turnitin, you'll be welcomed into a company that is a recognized innovator in the global education space. For more than 20 years, Turnitin has partnered with educational institutions to promote honesty, consistency, and fairness across all subject areas and assessment types. Over 16,000 academic institutions, publishers, and corporations use our services: Gradescope by Turnitin, iThenticate, Turnitin Feedback Studio, Turnitin Originality, Turnitin Similarity, ExamSoft, Ouriginal and ProctorExam.

Turnitin has offices in Australia, India, Indonesia, Germany, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Sweden, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Our diverse community of colleagues are all unified by a shared desire to make a difference in education. Come join us, and let's make change together.

Job Description

Turnitin is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our accounting operations. This role will be a key player in the month end close activities for Turnitin’s International entities, including monitoring general accounting practices, developing internal accounting controls, tracking high volume of transactions, maintaining the general ledger, balance sheet, account reconciliations, and managing a team of 3 accountants.

This position requires the ability to work, adapt, and evolve in a fast-paced environment, often working under tight deadlines, changing requirements, and with teams in multiple time zones. Dedication, quick thinking, good decision-making, a high sense of urgency and management skills are critical traits for this role. This position will report directly to our Senior Manager of Accounting.


  • Oversight of day-to-day accounting operations for the entities within the regional scope of this role and ensuring that stewardship is upheld.
  • Review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and timeliness of preparation driving best practice.
  • Preparation of monthly P&L variances and presentation to the Senior Manager
  • Working with multiple currencies and ensuring proper recording in NetSuite
  • Reconcile statutory financial records prepared by international consultants to NetSuite
  • Responsible for all statutory reporting including local GAAP translations and adjustments. Keeping up to date and researching local GAAP developments.
  • Ensure compliance with local laws, regulations and audit requirements are completed on time
  • Lead point of contact for local audits to ensure timely completion of audit deliverables and resolution of any audit queries
  • Integration of acquisitions as necessary
  • Lead and motivate a team of accountants across multiple jurisdictions to support their professional goals.
  • Responsible for setting goals, monitoring progress and setting individual development plans
  • Maintain a strong control environment, updating processes where required
  • Continuous improvement of processes and procedures as the Company continues to grow
  • Assist with system implementations/upgrades when required
  • Ad hoc projects as requested



  • Qualified accountant with a recognized accounting body (CIMA, ACA, ACCA etc).
  • 3+ years of Accounting experience in a fast-paced, global environment
  • Expert Excel skills and extensive experience in working with NetSuite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact across a variety of functional areas
  • Experience working in an international multi-currency organization
  • Previous people management experience


  • Experience with US GAAP

Additional Information

Our Mission is to ensure the integrity of global education and meaningfully improve learning outcomes. 

Our Values underpin everything we do.

  • Customer Centric - We realize our mission to ensure integrity and improve learning outcomes by  putting educators and learners at the center of everything we do.
  • Passion for Learning - We seek out teammates that are constantly learning and growing and build a workplace which enables them to do so.
  • Integrity - We believe integrity is the heartbeat of Turnitin. It shapes our products, the way we treat each other, and how we work with our customers and vendors.
  • Action & Ownership - We have a bias toward action and empower teammates to make decisions.
  • One Team - We strive to break down silos, collaborate effectively, and celebrate each other’s successes.
  • Global Mindset - We respect local cultures and embrace diversity. We think globally and act locally to maximize our impact on education.

Seeing Beyond the Job Ad

At Turnitin, we recognize it’s unrealistic for candidates to fulfill 100% of the criteria in a job ad.  We encourage you to apply if you meet the majority of the requirements because we know that skills evolve over time. If you’re willing to learn and evolve alongside us, join our team!
Turnitin, LLC is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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