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Zovio Manager of Financial Reporting in Chandler, Arizona

Position Summary:

The Manager of Financial Reporting is a full-time employment opportunity, reporting to the AVP of Financial Reporting. The Financial Reporting team is a smaller team within the larger corporate accounting function. The Manager of Financial Reporting is primarily responsible for the Company’s SEC filings.

Essential Job Duties :

  • Take ownership of the annual Form 10-K’s and quarterly Form 10-Q’s preparation and filing process, as well as assist with certain other financial SEC filings (i.e. Form 8-K, Form S-8, etc.)

  • Assist with the Deloitte external auditors for the quarterly reviews and annual audit

  • Be a liaison to the corporate accounting functions, as well as with other departments as necessary (i.e. legal, HR, etc.)

  • Assist in preparing the ASC 718 stock compensation accounting and reporting

  • Provide research, analysis and memo documentation of technical accounting matters, as needed

  • Work on other annual reporting projects, such as the annual proxy

  • Assist with submission of regulatory and compliance audits, as needed

  • Prepare certain financial presentations to Management or the Audit Committee

  • Take ownership of the SOX 404 controls relating to the financial reporting functions

  • Enhance and automating accounting and reporting processes

Essential Skills :

  • Detail-oriented – Ownership of the SEC filings is our priority, so attention to detail is of utmost importance, leaving no tasks left undone

  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork - The Financial Reporting is a small team within the larger accounting team, so the ability to work well with others is a must

  • Proven leadership ability – Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong organization skills - Need to remain flexible with new ad hoc tasks, and be organized with multiple concurrent projects; be able to prioritize depending on deadlines or importance

  • Knowledge of education industry - The education industry is ever-changing, so the ability to understand the regulatory environment in which we operate is key

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • A minimum of 4 years of public accounting/industry experience required

  • Experience in public accounting and SEC reporting required

  • Knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements required

  • Experience with Workiva software is preferred

  • Knowledge of ASC 718 and option tracking software (Equity Edge) preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver innovative, personalized solutions to help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. Zovio leverages its core strengths and applies its technology and capabilities to priority market needs. Using advanced data and analytics, Zovio identifies the most meaningful ways to enhance the learner experience and deliver strong outcomes for higher education institutions, employers, and learners.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.

Our Commitments

Truly Personalized

Using data and analytics to power radically innovative experiences that are simple, predictive, and tailored to every individual.

At Life Speed

In tune with real life, creating platforms that are accessible, convenient, and that meet people where they are.

Activating Ambition

Helping people make progress in their lives by solving the problems that matter with empathy and intelligence.

Our Culture

We are ambitious individuals coming together to create bold solutions for a brighter future. We put our people first, and value different ways of thinking.

Passion | Bring it.

We take pride in what we do and have fun doing it.

Innovation | Ignite bold ideas.

We challenge the traditional way of thinking.

Teamwork | Our teams work.

We share knowledge to get the best solutions.