Canvas is bringing automation to the construction industry. Our mission is to leverage technology to empower current trade workers to be dramatically more productive and free from repetitive, physically taxing, and dangerous tasks. Our small but growing team has spent the past two years engineering and developing a brand new type of machine. Now, we are deploying on commercial job sites.
We are a Series B startup, and this position will not only have a lot of impact on our processes but also on our culture. There is tremendous room for growth and we are looking for someone who is a strong communicator, flexible, accountable, inclusive, and eager to learn.
We need a curious and detail oriented Staff Accountant to help us grow our Finance team at Canvas. This person will have a hands-on approach to help us generate and deliver timely and accurate financial data across Canvas Construction.
Who You Are:
Studied Accounting (or other related field)
Have 1-3 years of experience of staff level accounting work (i.e. account reconciliations, journal entries, transaction processing)
Open to learning new systems and building new processes
Love accounting and appreciates the crucial role it plays in a rapidly growing business
Fluent excel user (e.i, experience with v-lookups, sum-ifs, pivot tables, charts, macros)
Preferably, experience with leasing accounting
Preferably, start-up and/or robotics industry
Preferably, CPA or CPA candidate
If there are items under the “Who You Are” section that you are working towards or would like to pursue, we still encourage you to apply. Our promise is that a real person is reviewing your application when received
What You’ll Do:
Day to Day Accounting (90%):
Process accounts payable including vendor management, invoice approvals and payment processing
Own the expense reporting process (Abacus and Ramp) from employee submission to reimbursement
Assist with developing our “quote to cash” process for leasing revenue stream
Assist with month end close and account reconciliations
Prepare, make reports and analyze financial statements
Help develop scalable accounting processes (i.e. A/P and A/R) from the ground up
Assist with Field Operations Accounting (10%):
Assist with weekly payroll
Ad hoc compliance reporting
Why You Should Join Canvas
Autonomy and support to grow into your career at a growing startup
Excellent benefits, including fully covered medical, vision, and dental
The ability to work in a sweet office in SF with some pretty cool robots
And of course the opportunity to work with some of the coolest people working on those robots in the Bay Area!
Safety at Canvas Construction is a top priority. We are committed to providing safe working conditions for all our employees. While not all employees are out in the field, we know how important it is to provide proper training, protocols and PPE to all employees. Upon hire all employees are provided with steel-toe boots and safety training in their professional settings. Additionally, employees are also expected to employ best practices to maintain safety and ensure that their workspaces are clear of potential dangers.
This role operates primarily in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers and monitors. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some ability to move laptops, open cabinets and bend or stand as necessary is required.
Being fully vaccinated against Covid19 is a condition of employment at Canvas. We provide accommodations for religious or medical reasons.
Canvas is an Equal Opportunity Employer - we do not discriminate in hiring, promotions, or any other way on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.