Staff Accountant

Upside

(Washington, District of Columbia)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Upside
We are ambitious, well-funded, and plan to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We’ve brought on some of the most passionate, intelligent, and seasoned founding team members on the planet. We are building a product that will innovate business travel, delivering the cost savings that companies demand and a new level of great incentives that business travelers deserve.
Summary
We are positive, passionate, playful, and always pushing to be better. Our team is a hodgepodge of challenge seekers, travel gurus, startup junkies, and data-miners who see the big picture.
Responsibilities
* Take an active role in the month-end close process (prepare/book journal entries and reconcile accounts) * Reconcile sales transactions and cost of goods sold on a daily/weekly basis * Track cash flow and reconcile cash receipts and accounts receivable on a daily/weekly basis * Manage and review employee expense reimbursements * Manage fixed assets and depreciation * Any other ad hoc projects or responsibilities that arise
Ideal Candidate
* You have an incredible work ethic and 1-3 years of experience (with some of that time preferably spent within a Big 4 firm or similar environment). You are looking to get in on the ground floor of a well-funded startup where you will have the opportunity to help build out a Finance/Accounting function. * You have a solid understanding of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley. * You have a bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business. You hold, or are pursuing, your CPA. * You are a self-starter who can multi-task, prioritize, and manage a multitude of conflicting priorities against competing deadlines without breaking a sweat. * You are an excellent communicator and a joy to work with. * You are meticulously detail-oriented with advanced Excel skills (i.e. pivot tables, v-lookups, macros). You can put together accurate, timely and detailed reports. * Knowledge of Intacct and/or Adaptive Planning is a plus.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Competitive salary + equity. Full health, vision, and dental coverage. 401K plan. Open paid time off. Impromptu Nerf gun battles.

Washington, District of Columbia
Skills Desired
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  • Accounts Receivable
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Depreciation
  • Fixed Assets
  • GAAP
  • Journal Entries
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Sales
  • Transactions
  • Ad Hoc Project
  • Startup
  • Finance
  • Business
  • Intacct
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Accounting
  • Adaptive Planning

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