Sr. Accounting Manager

Lyra Health

Lyra Health

Accounting & Finance
Burlingame, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023
About Lyra Health
Lyra is transforming mental health care through technology with a human touch to help people feel emotionally healthy at work and at home. We work with industry leaders, such as Morgan Stanley, Uber, Amgen, and other Fortune 500 companies, to improve access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees and their families. With our innovative digital care platform and global provider network, 10 million people can receive the best care and feel better, faster. Founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised more than $900 million.
About the Role
We are seeking a Senior Accounting Manager in Burlingame, California responsible for leading the execution of all accounting operations for our company in order to improve and support the strategic growth of our business.


  • Leading timely and accurate financial reporting efforts, including regularly presenting the company’s financial results to senior-executive leadership
  • Overseeing the company’s efforts with respect to month-end and annual financial reporting, reconciliations, and other business accounting activities
  • Identifying opportunities to improve financial and accounting processes for the company, including with respect to data assets, tooling, software, and workflows
  • Managing accounting/financial projects that support the growth and scaling of the business, including leading the development of company-wide financial procedures, policies, and internal controls to ensure consistency and clarity across business operations
  • Preparing for, supporting, and managing annual financial audits
  • Performing accounting research to determine appropriate treatment under relevant accounting guidance, and ensuring proper accounting and reporting for ad-hoc transactions
  • Preparing technical accounting memos on complex transactions
  • Drafting, updating and maintaining the company’s accounting policies
  • Managing the day-to-day cash needs for inter-company transactions, accounts payable, payroll and other financial obligations


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration plus seven (7) years of experience in a directly related position at a public accounting firm (including three (3) years at a global firm)
  • Experience must include (can be concurrent):
  • 3 years in a management role
  • 2 years working in the healthcare technology industry
  • 1 year with NetSuite ERP
  • 3 years in Revenue Recognition (ASC 605/606) and Equity, including Stock Compensation Expense (ASC 718)
  • Any experience communicating and presenting accounting- related data/information to senior leadership and external partners
  • Must have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license (or foreign equivalent)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other category protected by law.
By applying for this position, your data will be processed as per Lyra Health Workforce Privacy Notice. Through this application, we will collect personal information from you including your name, email address, gender identity, employment information, and phone number for the purposes of recruiting and assessing suitability, aptitude, skills, qualifications, and interests for employment with Lyra. We may also collect information about your race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, which is considered sensitive personal information under the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Providing this information is optional and completely voluntary. If you are a California resident and would like to limit how we use this information, please use the Limit the Use of My Sensitive Personal Information form. This information will only be retained for as long as needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as described above. Please note that Lyra does not “sell” or “share” personal information as defined by the CPRA. For more information about how we use and retain your information, please see our Workforce Privacy Notice.