Gro Intelligence is tackling two of the biggest problems facing the world today: food security and climate change. We understand and quantify the complex interplay between food, weather, trade, agriculture, and macroeconomic conditions in a world upended by climate change, a growing population, and more. The team at Gro has built a platform that allows businesses, non-profits, and governments to better plan for and adapt to these changes. With offices in Nairobi, New York, and Singapore Gro has the financial backing of prominent investors such as TPG Growth, Intel Capital, Data Collective, and GGV. Gro is a diverse, intellectually curious team of technologists, scientists, and business professionals united by a shared commitment to build AI that addresses agriculture, food, and our climate on the most fundamental level.

Gro is looking for a Senior Accountant to assist with the full cycle accounting process. You will work directly with the Controller to implement exciting new accounting software and develop policies that comply with both US GAAP and international IFRS. Gro is in a phase of rapid growth which gives the individual in this role the ability to have a direct impact on every aspect of how the accounting department is set up for the future. 

What You'll Do

  • Assist with month end, quarter end and year end close
  • Work directly with Controller to develop and maintain operational accounting policies and procedures that are compliant with SOX guidelines 
  • Work with Co-founders to ensure KPI’s reports are current and relevant with current business needs 
  • Assist with year end budget and forecasting process for multiple lines of business
  • Ad-hoc projects including: investor relations, office operations, ESG reporting etc. 

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Experience building accounting processes
  • Month-end close as well as financial reporting using US GAAP or IFRS
  • 3-5 years experience in a role with heavy involvement in both AP & AR as well as GL reconciliations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets

Nice to Have

  • CPA or working towards completing the CPA exams
  • Experience with Excel functions like pivot tables, Vlookup, Index Match etc.
  • Experience writing accounting memos
  • Implementing new ERP systems 

Compensation

The salary range for this role is expected to be $75,000-$110,000. Other compensation for the role includes equity, a generous PTO policy and health, vision & dental insurance.

 

Gro was founded in 2014 and currently has offices in Nairobi, New York, and Singapore. The company was built on diversity and the knowledge that artificial intelligence is only as good as the human intelligence behind it. Gro’s team represents the world it is modeling. At the company, we speak more than 27 languages and we comprise a wide range of experts, from agronomists and crop scientists, to mathematicians, engineers, data scientists, market research analysts, designers, historians, and philosophers. Our culture fosters collaboration between people of extremely different backgrounds that allows us to accomplish things that would otherwise seem impossible. 

Gro Intelligence is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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