Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

We’re looking for a smart, driven individual to join our growing Accounting team.

As a Senior Accountant you have in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, proficiency in accounting systems, and strong motivation to contribute to the achievement of an efficient monthly/quarterly/annual close and financial reporting process. You pay great attention to detail and the ability to deliver results under deadlines as well as working effectively cross-functionally in a rapidly changing environment.

This position reports to the Senior Manager - GL.

What you'll do

  • Support accounting period close for areas of functional responsibility which may include preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Execute existing accounting and reporting controls and procedures in the course of the monthly and quarterly close including departmental close packages, financial reporting reconciliations, support of financial reporting, analytics and efficiency metrics
  • Support internal and external audit requirements related to specific assigned areas
  • Partner with the Tax team for various tax and renewal filings
  • Proactively review current procedures and seek ways to improve processes to ensure timely monthly close, accuracy of accounting entries, and operational efficiency
  • Perform research and make recommendations for complex accounting scenarios
  • Assist in designing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring corporate accounting policies and procedures; and assist in internal control and process documentation
  • Assist in preparing monthly balance sheet and income statement flux variance analyses for management reporting
  • Manage assigned projects and collaborate with cross-functional team members in delivering high quality, decision ready information to our business partners
  • Focus Areas: Loan Accounting, Banking Partnerships, Financial Reporting

What we look for

  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience is required (combination of private and public experience preferred) deep understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Excellent analytical, creative problem solving, organizational and project management skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and curiosity to learn new skills
  • Takes initiative to implement changes that will simplify and improve processes
  • Willing to tackle challenges in a continuously changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with the team, management, peers, cross-functional groups and business partners
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with aptitude for prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required (such as vlookups & conditional statements, pivot tables, data analysis, data visualization, what-if-analysis)
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously by prioritizing tasks
  • NetSuite experience is preferred
  • The desire to improve broken processes and make your own job easier over time
  • Passion for Affirm and a strong interest in technology

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2019 D&I report.
 
We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for positions in accordance with applicable laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
 
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If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2019 D&I report.
 
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. By clicking "Submit Application," I acknowledge that I have read the Affirm Employment Privacy Policy, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.

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