Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup services bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to consumers in the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. At Instacart, we believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck, everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal, to make grocery shopping effortless, and give valuable time back to our customers. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. If this excites you, then Instacart just might be the place for you. Welcome home. 

Your day to day...

  • Owning aspects of month-end close including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and flux analyses
  • Assisting with external auditor through PBC generation and fielding questions
  • Researching technical accounting guidance and documenting conclusions as they relate to Instacart
  • Assisting with assessment and implementation of new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606)
  • Aiding in preparation of monthly and annual financial statements
  • Collaborating cross-functionally to ensure data completeness, accuracy and efficiency of source reports
  • Critically evaluating, improving and documenting processes and procedures as we scale
  • Participating in ad hoc project requests

You have...

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience required
  • Public accounting/audit experience required
  • CPA preferred
  • Fundamental understanding of ERP systems
  • Exposure to navigating US GAAP guidance
  • Ability to understand the business and technical solutions
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Solid planning and prioritization skills
  • High energy and ability to remain flexible and re-prioritize in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as customer service skills
  • Team player and self-starter
  • Independent and ability to take ownership to manage assigned tasks
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills for data mining (with high volume transactions)
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office; advanced expertise in MS Excel

Want to see a slice of life at Instacart? Checkout #tasteofinstacart on Instagram and LinkedIn

Instacart is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression , sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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