Innovate GAAP reporting process. Ensure completeness & accuracy. Provide confidence in timely financial results.

The role you'll play:

CB Insights is looking for a highly collaborative and communicative team player and self-starter who wants to grow themselves professionally to fill our Senior Accountant position. This position has multiple facets and we are interested in candidates that are eager to be part of an exciting and growing company. 

About the Finance team:

You will be a part of the finance, legal, and operations departments, a close knit team that possesses strong work ethics while knowing how to have a bit of fun along the way. Our team touches every department in the company, we assist in the growth of our organization and  improve its effectiveness.

Your main tasks:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by reconciling and analyzing account information.
  • Participation in month-end and annual financial closings. Own various month-end reconciliations and analysis.
  • Provide suggestions for improvement on existing processes, and create new ones where there are gaps. Be innovative.
  • Assists in external audit by providing schedules for general ledger.
  • Assists in sales tax calculations and payments.
  • Assist in preparation of complete, accurate, and timely financial statements.
  • Help with ad-hoc requests.

What you bring to the table:

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or Business with 4 to 7 years related general accounting experience (minimum years of experience is flexible with the right background, especially strong Big 4 / national CPA audit experience).
  • Experience with Intacct or other cloud-based ERP / strong desire to learn if no experience.
  • Proficient computer skills, including expert level Advanced Excel (very comfortable with pivot tables / VLOOKUP / SUMIFS / etc. and strong desire to constantly improve. Bonus points if you love hotkeys).
  • Hands-on experience in full cycle of monthly close (flexible if coming from 3+ years of CPA audit experience).
  • Deep understanding of GAAP is a must.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong relational mindset when it comes to thinking through the flow of data from one system to another.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.

You’ll be successful here if:

  • You want to learn more about accounting and automation processes.
  • You always ask “why” things are the way they are.
  • You are unsatisfied with manual processes. Working smart > working hard.
  • You have a mindset for scaling the department and its processes, rather than focusing on the work required to satisfy existing matters and their workarounds.
  • You are comfortable with change. The department is currently undergoing many procedural changes and deprecating the old processes to achieve expedited financial close results.

What’s CB Insights All About

The CB Insights platform is the smartest way to explore and exploit emerging technologies. We help the world’s leading companies accelerate their digital strategy and transformation with data, not opinion. Our Emerging Technology Insights Platform fuses machine and human intelligence to help you discover and manage your response to emerging technology startups and markets.

Full Time Perks:

  • Amazing culture that emphasizes Hard Work, High Standards, Hunger, Helpfulness, and Humility. Learn more here
  • A newsletter that 700k+ people follow:  Sign up here.
  • Be Healthy: Health with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day policy
  • Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
  • Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Rest and Relax: Competitive vacation and holiday plans 
  • Refuel: In-office lunch stipend, snacks/coffee

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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