Senior Staff Accountant
Updated on 8/31/2023

201-500 employees

App to compare and buy car insurance
Company Overview
Jerry's mission is to save you time and money on car expenses.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Start-up energy - come join one of LinkedIn's Top 50 Tech Start-ups
  • Learning and solving interesting problems in a huge market ($2T market size)
  • Working closely with serial entrepreneurs and strong leaders who have scaled companies like Amazon, Facebook, Alibaba, Robinhood, Sofi, Microsoft, etc
  • Meritocracy - we promote based on performance, not tenure
  • Intellectually curious: You dive deep to understand how systems work, uncover root causes for issues or underlying reasons behind decisions
  • Problem solver: You can troubleshoot independently and make well thought out recommendations and decisions on accounting issues of varying complexity
  • Owner: No challenge is too complex, no issue is too hard, and “no” is not an acceptable answer
  • Meticulous: You have impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong communicator: You can communicate effectively on accounting-related topics to different audiences across the company
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related
  • 8+ years of relevant accounting experience at a tech startup and/or Big 4 Accounting firm
  • Solid understanding of accounting concepts, familiarity with accounting system(s) and general operational processes
  • Ability to manage large data sets in excel and perform complex analysis with a clean and structured presentational format
  • Knowledge of technical accounting topics including ASC 606, ASC 842, ASC 350-40
  • Experience with Netsuite or similar
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation
  • Manage sections of our month-end close activities, including revenue recognition, expense accruals, bank reconciliations, intercompany transactions, and preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage bills within AP system, code and categorize expenses/invoices
  • Manage bank payments following the relevant approval matrix
  • Assist with payroll calculation and payments for certain entities
  • Assist in tax filing preparations and payments
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting package
  • Collaborate with internal departments to establish procurement processes and to streamline and improve vendor onboarding and ongoing vendor maintenance
  • Drive ongoing process improvements and new process implementations for financial operations
  • Assist in the annual audit process by providing requested information, supporting VP of Finance, interfacing with and external auditors
  • Coach, mentor and advise the junior contractors assigned to the Accounting Team as well as assign and evaluate work and assist in performance reviews