Job Openings at Code.org

Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Join our team to help make this vision a reality!


Working at Code.org

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Don't see a good fit, but have passion for our mission? Send a resume and drop us a line to let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Director of Accounting & Finance (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an experienced Director of Accounting & Finance to oversee all finance and accounting workflows, including regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, contract administration, and the development of internal control policies and procedures.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Management of a small accounting and finance team
  • Monitoring all aspects of the company’s accounting and financial operations, ensuring quality control over financial transactions and reporting.
  • Supervising the month and year-end close procedures, including review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis of results
  • Overseeing the preparation and distribution of timely internal financial statements
  • Supervising the external audit of the company’s financial statements and preparation of annual tax return
  • Collaborate with Controller on annual budgeting and monthly re-forecasting
  • Reviewing all payables and receivables
  • Cash flow planning and cash management
  • Contract administration: prepare and/or negotiate standard contracts (partnerships, licensing, grants, contractors, vendors)
  • Providing data modeling and analysis, as needed
  • Supporting the Fundraising team through the development of grant budgets, including government grants
  • Developing and documenting finance and accounting processes and policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has at least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and possesses the following skills:

  • 3+ years experience in an accounting management role, plus additional experience in an accountant role
  • 2+ years experience in contract administration
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements as well as financial audits
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online
  • Advanced or expert user of spreadsheets
  • Experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and reports
  • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Be highly comfortable working in a fast-paced, ambiguous, informal work environment
  • Fund accounting experience a plus
  • Experience with government grant programs preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check

Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional written and interpersonal communication ability in English, and be tech-savvy. Must also be a self-starter, able to multi-task, excel under pressure. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@code.org.

Education Team Intern (Chicago, IL strongly preferred)

Internship Summary:

Code.org is looking for an intern to work with and support the goals of Code.org’s Education team through the development of computer science curriculum. This person will work with a variety of program leaders across multiple projects, simultaneously performing a wide range of tasks. We need someone who has quick turnaround, is responsive, and can effectively organize their priorities and task list.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • working closely with the Education team to assist in designing, developing, and writing original curricular materials:
    • lesson plans
    • formative/summative assessments
    • videos
    • answer keys
    • project exemplars
    • using in-house content management tools to structure resources

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has experience in computer science and a background in education; has strong writing and communications skills; is a tech-savvy self-starter who is able to multi-task and excel under pressure.

The candidate should also have:

  • Basic to comprehensive knowledge of computer science (required)
  • Prior curriculum writing experience / activity design (required)
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs (required)
  • a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or Computer Science (preferred)

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to jobs@code.org.

Please include lesson plan samples that are your original work, and highlight relevant experience designing, developing, or writing implement curricular materials.

You may also choose to include a LinkedIn or related online profile.

Working at Code.org

Company Profile

Code.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.

We believe computer science and computer programming should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.

Working for Code.org

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Technology subsidy consistent with our Bring Your Own Device environment
  • Flexible, engaging working environment
  • Monthly unlimited ORCA pass or equal value transit subsidy; located near public transit hub in Seattle, WA
  • Paid time off: 3 weeks vacation annually, sick leave, and 'winter break' office closure the two weeks that include Christmas and New Years.
  • Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions and their dependents
  • Option to participate in 403b retirement savings plan
  • The opportunity to help students learn better and change the face of computer science

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be capable of passing a pre-employment background check

No relocation packages

Don't see a good fit? Drop us a line and a resume and let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.