Accountant I

Company: Duolingo Job Category: Accounting Employment Type: Full Time Job Location: Pittsburgh PA , US Apply Now

Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we’ve got more left to do — and that’s where you come in!

Duolingo is the world's most popular learning app. Beyond our core learning product, we also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

Strengthen Duolingo’s accounting team as our business is growing rapidly. You will work with members of the Accounting team, which is responsible for timely financial reporting and compliance with GAAP, in addition to documenting and testing our related controls and policies. The successful candidate for this position will report to our Director of Accounting and play an instrumental role in building the financial future of the company

You Will...
Work with our Accounts Payable manager to code invoices and respond to questions from Duos.

Prepare all wire/ACH bank transfers.

Assist in our monthly revenue reconciliation process.


You Have...

Proven knowledge of GAAP, PCAOB, and SEC requirements

Experience with monthly accrual reporting

Ability to work independently

Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

Strong ability to meet deadlines with high precision

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Based in our Pittsburgh office



Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years experience, or equivalent; or Associate’s degree and 4+ years of accounting experience


Exceptional Candidates Will Have...

Certified Public Accountant

Currently working for or with a public company

Proficiency in NetSuite

Proficiency in Zip

G Suite familiarity

Experience at a fast-paced tech startup

An impressive Duolingo XP or streak!


We invest in and support our Duos! This role is eligible for a robust compensation package of base salary, equity, and Duolingo’s world-class benefits. The starting base salary range for this role is, $63,750 - $124,200. Actual salary may vary based on level, work experience, performance, and other factors evaluated during the hiring process.

We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here .

Duolingo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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