Manager, Corporate Accounting
2U - Landover, MD

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What We’re Looking For :

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join and help grow our team of top notch professionals. The ideal candidate must be able to balance delivering exceptional performance in a fun, energetic and entrepreneurial environment. The Manager, Corporate Accounting will be instrumental in working with business leaders to drive value throughout the organization. In order to accomplish this, the Manager, Corporate Accounting must possess exceptional business acumen, interpersonal skills and the flexibility to adapt to changing environments and priorities.

  • Maintain general ledger - including the preparation of journal entries, account analysis and reconciliation, closing books monthly, and setting up new accounts.
  • Maintain accounting records for fixed assets.
  • Maintain records of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material; update records as necessary.
  • Recommend, design, and implement any necessary internal controls consistent with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Recruitment, supervision and training of accounting staff.
Things That Should Be in Your Background :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, (CPA or MBA Preferred).
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of progressive experience.
  • Previous “Big 4” public accounting experience a must.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley.
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role :
  • Must be an advanced user of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on superior customer service.
  • Must have excellent organizational, documentation and administrative skills.
  • Must be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to build relationship throughout the organization is a must.
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an environment of constant change.

Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.

2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
  • Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
  • Instructional Design : Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
  • Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners’ online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
  • Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.

Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here ( ).

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Why It’s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:

Benefits – at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That’s not all! Admissions Counselors receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependants.

Our Culture – We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.