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At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

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We are seeking a Senior Manager, GL Accounting to join our growing Accounting team, reporting to the Controller -  Financial Accounting.  This position will play an active role in the financial close process and own the review of month-end journal entries and reconciliations in key Asset and OPEX areas. The position requires a well-rounded individual who has demonstrated the ability to deliver results in a high-growth, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.


  • Manage day-to-day accounting activities to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and  internal policies
  • Oversee the execution of non-routine transactions, including but not limited to: application of accounting guidance, preparation of workpapers and journal entries, and walkthroughs with relevant stakeholders
  • Lead the preparation of monthly financial reporting for management and U.S. GAAP presentation, including tie-outs to underlying detail and analysis of activity for assigned areas of responsibility
  • Oversee the accounting and disclosures for leases,  internally developed software, and internal use software, working cross-functionally with teams in Product, Engineering, and Financial Systems, among others
  • Oversee other areas of G/L accounting as identified by management, gather financial data to support footnote disclosures and ensure SOX compliance in areas of responsibility
  • Provide day to day management, oversight, in addition to longer-term development planning of a team of accountants
  • Maintain and improve internal controls which relate to assigned areas; key stakeholder in the annual audit process including both the readiness and execution
  • Work closely with partners in the business, finance and IT, and strive to improve processes through automation and enhance controls
  • Assist special projects as needed


  • Combination of public accounting (Big 4 preferred) and industry experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related fields with 8+ years of relevant experience in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA and public accounting experience is a plus
  • Broad knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Any/all of the following experience considered a plus: 
    • internal use software, 
    • internally developed software
    • leases
    • Cost, inventory, and fixed asset accounting
    • IFRS 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in a high growth, fast­-paced start­up as well as a public company environment
  • Eager to take on new tasks and projects with little supervision
  • Strong writing, oral communication, analytical capabilities, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, take ownership of work product and improve processes
  • Experience with Oracle Cloud, FloQast, and Workvia are a plus


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