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Staff accountant



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Oregon, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

✍🏽 About Writer

Writer is the full-stack generative AI platform delivering transformative ROI for the world’s leading enterprises. Named one of the top 50 companies in AI by Forbes, Writer empowers hundreds of customers like Accenture, Intuit, L’Oreal, and Vanguard to transform the way they work.

Our all-in-one solution makes it easy to deploy customized AI apps and workflows that accelerate growth, increase productivity, and ensure compliance. Designed to provide enterprise-grade accuracy, security, and efficiency, Writer’s suite of development tools is supported by Palmyra – Writer’s state-of-the-art family of LLMs – alongside our industry-leading graph-based RAG and customizable AI guardrails.

Founded in 2020 with offices in San Francisco, New York City, and London, Writer is backed by strategic investors, including ICONIQ Growth, Insight Partners, WndrCo, Balderton Capital, and Aspect Ventures.

Our team of over 200 employees thinks big and moves fast, and we’re looking for smart, hardworking builders and scalers to join us on our journey to create a better future of work.

📐 About this role

We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized Staff Accountant to join our finance team. This role is essential for managing our day-to-day accounting needs, ensuring accuracy in financial reporting, and supporting our financial operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting principles and experience in financial analysis and reporting.

🦸🏻‍♀️ Your responsibilities

  • Manage general ledger entries and maintain accurate financial records and statements

  • Perform account reconciliations and analyze discrepancies to ensure accuracy

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports

  • Focus on processing accounts payable, and accounts receivable in a timely manner

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting

  • Assist with tax preparation and filing activities

  • Implement and maintain internal financial controls and procedures

  • Participate in special projects and initiatives to improve financial processes and systems

⭐️ Is this you?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

  • 2-4 years of accounting experience, preferably in a corporate setting

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial standards (GAAP), and compliance regulations

  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active CPA license

  • Experience with US GAAP, and/or IFRS

  • Expertise in various software suites, including Netsuite, Rippling, ADP, the Microsoft Office suite, etc.

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🍩 Benefits & perks

  • Generous PTO, plus company holidays

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family

  • Paid parental leave for all parents (12 weeks)

  • Fertility and family planning support

  • Early-detection cancer testing through Galleri

  • Flexible spending account and dependent FSA options

  • Health savings account for eligible plans with company contribution

  • Annual work-life stipends for:

    • Home office setup, cell phone, internet

    • Wellness stipend for gym, massage/chiropractor, personal training, etc.

    • Learning and development stipend

  • Company-wide off-sites and team off-sites

  • Competitive compensation, company stock options and 401k

Writer is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. We don't make hiring or employment decisions based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Under the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.