twilio Remote - US Full-time 2024-06-28

See yourself at Twilio

Join the team as our next Staff Accountant.

Who we are & why we’re hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we’re headquartered in San Francisco, we have presence throughout South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We’re on a journey to becoming a global company that actively opposes racism and all forms of oppression and bias. At Twilio, we support diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business.

About the job

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this position will primarily focus on Twilio’s internally developed capitalized software process to ensure it is complete and accurate. The successful candidate will partner internally with Finance & Accounting teams to understand what improvements can be made to our processes and anticipate accounting impacts, as well as becoming a go-to partner for R&D resources to connect with as a capitalized software owner. We are looking for an individual excited to bring their passion for process improvement to a collaborative team-based working environment in a fast-growing company.


In this role, you’ll:

  • Execute monthly accounting close with a focus on capitalized internally developed software
  • Help with various projects within the team and other GL transactions
  • Partner cross functionally with Finance, Accounting & Engineering teams to ensure capitalization is complete and accurate.


Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn’t followed a traditional path, don’t let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!


  • 1+ years in public accounting or experience working at a fast growing company
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and month-end close processes
  • Ability to prioritize work independently to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence and build effective working relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Team player with strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills


  • Experience with SOX controls
  • Experience with Oracle ERP
  • Experience working with capitalized software is a plus but not required
  • Active/working toward CPA license a plus


This role will be remote but is not eligible to be hired in California, New York, New Jersey, Washington, or Pennsylvania..


We prioritize connection and opportunities to build relationships with our customers and each other. For this role, you may be required to travel occasionally to participate in project or team in-person meetings.

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to solve problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That’s why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

So, if you’re ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, please consider other open positions.

*Please note this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado, California, New York, and Washington. The information below is provided for candidates hired in those locations only.

The estimated pay ranges for this role are as follows:

  • Based in Colorado: $69,600 – $87,000.

  • This role may be eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan and corporate bonus plan. All roles are eligible for the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state. 

Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Twilio is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Additionally, Twilio participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

Twilio is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at