Accounting Manager

Indianapolis, IN, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Who we are
Lilt is a language translation services and technology company. We're building the next generation of localization, making it possible for every organization to communicate with their customers in the language of their choice through Lilt's high-quality, scalable, and affordable translation services.
We recruit the world's best human translators and equip them with our software, allowing them to translate better and faster than ever. By combining human expertise and machine efficiency in a complete enterprise localization solution, we can deliver technology-enabled translation services to our customers.
Lilt is backed by some of the world's leading investors including Intel Capital, Sequoia, and Redpoint. Our customers include some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world who rely on Lilt every day to provide more personal customer experiences in 300+ languages.
Our team has hubs in the Bay Area, Indianapolis, Washington DC,  Berlin, Dublin, and the UK.
Who we want
Lilt is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager will oversee the daily operations of the accounting department and be a key contributor to the establishment of the function and growth of the team.
What you’ll do
You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing accounting related systems, improving processes, and timely, accurate financial reporting.  You’ll need the ability to multi-task and toggle between details and the big picture. 
This position will be based out of our Emeryville or Indianapolis office and employees will be expected to come into the office in a hybrid capacity.


    • 5-8 years of experience including at least
    • 2-3 years at a Big Four firm and 2-3 years on an accounting team
    • Start-up experience a plus
    • BS Accounting or related degree and CPA preferred
    • Systems implementation
    • Experience with Quickbooks, Netsuite,, Expensify, and other related systems


    • Deep knowledge of US GAAP with experience in consolidation and financial statement preparation
    • Enthusiasm to take on responsibilities and lay the foundation of our Accounting team
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize
    • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to conduct accounting research and document findings
    • Desire to exceed expectations and have a flexible, can-do attitude. 
    • “Roll-up the sleeves” approach to accomplish all necessary tasks
    • Commitment to excellence and impeccable ethical standards and integrity


    • Own the general ledger and data underlying the financial statements (Quickbooks)
    • Deliver timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes, including international consolidations
    • Own the order-to-cash process by ensuring all customers are invoiced in a timely manner, cash collections are appropriately applied, revenue is recognized in accordance with US GAAP, and deferred revenue and A/R are reconciled
    • Implement various accounting-related systems (e.g. Avalara, Netsuite, etc.)
    • Perform and manage the accounts payable function and ensure accurate and timely processing of vendor bills
    • Review employee expense reports (including corporate credit cards) for compliance with our travel and expense policy and manage the expense reporting system (Expensify)
    • Reconcile all bank statements monthly and ensure all bank activity is timely and accurately recorded
    • Identify and track fixed assets and manage the fixed asset subledger and depreciation
    • Assess and track accruals and prepaid expenses as necessary
    • Assist in the documentation and implementation of processes to ensure excellent internal controls
    • Lead the audit process domestically and internationally
    • Assist with ad-hoc financial information requests from Executive Management and other departments

What we offer

    • Compensation: Competitive salary, meaningful equity, and 401k matching.
    • Health care: Employees receive coverage of medical, dental, and vision insurance.
    • Fringe benefits & Flexible time off
    • Professional development: Buy some books. Attend a conference. Take a class. Whatever you feel will help you do your best work!
Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.
All US employees are required to be vaccinated per Lilt's Company policy (some exceptions may apply)
Lilt is an equal opportunity employer. We extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to an individual’s race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, veteran or marital status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We are committed to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.