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Senior Accountant

Apptegy is an education technology company based in Little Rock, Arkansas. We work to help school districts build a powerful brand without adding more work to their teams. School choice programs are putting a huge amount of pressure on school leaders to market their schools to prospective families.

About the role:
We are growing quickly, yet remain focused on crafting an incredible experience for our people and clients. In this position, you will support our teams, interact with clients, and make sure that every detail is attended to. We care about every experience big and small. 

We are looking for someone that can thrive in a fast-paced environment and continually develop, expand and improve financial reporting procedures at Apptegy. You'll work with the finance team to develop and maintain control procedures and documentation. This role is extremely hands-on, detail-oriented, and it bears much responsibility. 

About you:
You understand that no one is perfect, that we all have weak spots, and you want to master the skill of self-improvement regardless of your experience.

You are driven to do amazing work and complete every task to the best of your ability.

You constantly push yourself to get more done in less time by attacking your work with intensity.

You ask for help when you need it, own up to your mistakes, and put the needs of your colleagues above your own ego.

You thrive while wearing multiple hats and you are remarkably organized, timely, and skilled at pivoting when priorities inevitably shift.

Things you will do:

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of financials in compliance with GAAP
  • Drive the month end close process, including posting of journal entries, maintaining account reconciliations, and contributing to the month end close package and analysis
  • Create new and update existing written accounting policies and procedures so that the company has a clear guidebook to produce financial statements
  • Calculate month end accruals and maintain accrual workbook, ensuring proper reconciliations from month-to-month
  • Participate in accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting/finance team and outside departments
  • Own the sales tax reporting, filing, and payment process
  • Research on various accounting topics and transactions, as they arise
  • Continually develop, expand and improve financial reporting procedures
  • Work with the finance team to develop and maintain control procedures and documentation


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA certification is a plus
  • Approximately 3-5 years experience work as an accounting professional, public accounting experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and internal controls
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Works well under pressure and managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Attention to detail

More about Apptegy
Our publishing platform, Thrillshare, makes it easy for schools to share positive stories with their communities, so they can build their brand around student success. With Thrillshare, schools leaders can write a message once, and automatically send updates their iPhone app, Android app, website, Twitter, and Facebook. They can even send text messages, and voice calls to their entire contact list in an emergency.

We believe that with simple technology that is a joy to use, school districts can thrive in a world of school choice. 

What it’s like to work here
Working at Apptegy is… different. For most of our team members, working here is unlike anything they’ve experienced. We have an entire floor to ourselves in the Simmons Building (the tallest in Arkansas), which other tenants call “the Fun Floor.” True to its name, we have a great time. The office has all the usual perks of a thriving startup: standing desks, flexible hours, unlimited vacation, beer in the fridge, the best technology, etc.

Yet, being part of our team is much more than a list of fun perks. Our most important asset is our culture of thoughtfulness and high performance.

Internally, we look for chances to make each others’ days. Noticing someone needs a pick-me-up, remembering birthdays, and celebrating others’ success all help strengthen our internal bonds. Externally, we want to amaze people with how much we care about both the products we build and the services we provide — that happens by noticing and acting on opportunities to value others.

High Performance
What we are trying to accomplish is hard. While thoughtfulness is central to how we engage others, a personal ethic of high performance is needed across the company for us to succeed. High performance is a major focus in every role across the company.

Salary, benefits, and more reasons you’ll love working at Apptegy:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Retirement investment matching
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Work with great people in a fun environment (
  • Be a part of a team that focuses on culture and cares deeply about every employee’s experience.

Apptegy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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