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Senior Accountant (Fully Remote from U.S.)

Company: searchlight systems
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Role
Client company is looking for a Senior Accountant. This opportunity can be fully remote with once a quarter or as needed in-person team meeting in San Francisco. Currently all U.S. Accounting and will have international accounting duties as we expand globally in 2022 in multiple EMEA and APAC countries.

Client is growing rapidly and expanding internationally, and Accounting & Finance team needs lots of help with establishing revenue function, technical accounting function, inventory and cost accounting, SEC reporting function, commissions accounting, best practices across all GL areas, automation, system implementations, scaling internationally, etc. It's a lot of learning and growing opportunities, and the sky is really the limit --- you can take on as many new accounting areas as you can/want to get your hands on all these areas at the early stage of the company.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Assist in daily general ledger operations for the majority of financial statement processes.
Assist in managing the monthly close process and reconciliations such as accrued expenses, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, lease accounting, various assets and liabilities, and other areas.
Perform monthly flux analysis on financial statements for owned accounts.
Support SEC reporting and schedules for SEC filings.
Collaborate with FP&A and other cross-functional departments to ensure completeness of accruals.
Support scaling our processes through automation by working on system implementations and enhancements.
Lead change in the organization through participation in special projects and ad hoc analyses (i.e. entity rollout, statutory audits, etc.).
Support quarterly reviews and annual audits performed by external auditors.
Support and assist on international compliance matters per local law and regulatory requirements.
Support implementation and UAT testing for GL automation, i.e. cash automation, Netsuite-bank integration, FA module, prepaid module, inter-company transactions, etc.
Support global expansion and international accounting operations.
Ensure SOX compliance and implement best practices for global accounting operations.
Assist with and/or complete ad hoc projects as requested. Research and document issues, special projects, Audit requests, etc.

Ideal Qualification ( You do not need to meet all of these requirements to be the ideal candidate for this role ):

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA a plus.
3-5+ Years of Public Accounting or Industry experience, Big 4 experience a plus.
Experience in Netsuite or similar ERPs is a plus. Expensify, Stampli, Planful experience are a plus.
Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word / Excel and passion for new technologies.
Experience in high growth, fast-paced, star-tup environment is highly preferred with expert ability to switch between competing initiatives as needed.
Previous role(s) should include audit or corporate accounting.
Demonstrated ownership, problem-solving and analytical skills, combined with impeccable integrity.
Experience with, and enjoys collaborating with, sales executives and sales management.
Ability to operate in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving, highly transactional and data-driven role.
Strong verbal and written communication skills needed to interface and establish rapport with all levels of the organization.
You are passionate about driving continuous improvement in yourself and within your functions.
You challenge the old ways of doing things and enjoy changing the status quo to optimize process.
You also enjoy working in a dynamic ever-changing, hyper-growth environment.
You do not need to meet all of these requirements to be the ideal candidate for this role.

Keywords: searchlight systems, Kansas City , Senior Accountant (Fully Remote from U.S.), Accounting, Auditing , Kansas City, Kansas

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