Handshake is the number one site for college students to find a job. Today, the Handshake community includes 17 million students and young alumni at over 1,000 colleges and universities — including 120+ minority-serving institutions. We connect up-and-coming talent across all 50 states with nearly 500,000 employers recruiting on Handshake — from every Fortune 500 company to thousands of small businesses, nonprofits, startups, and more. Handshake is democratizing opportunity and ensuring college students have the support they need to find a great job and kick-off a meaningful career regardless of where they go to school, what they choose as a major, and who they know.

We welcome all people. We celebrate diversity of all kinds and are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply.

If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge - we want you to apply.

Your Impact:

Handshake is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant (4 month contract) to assist with day-to-day accounting operations and assist with the month end close process. You are a hands-on individual who enjoys digging into details, problem-solving and have the ability to prioritize work. With your background and past experience, you have the ability to not only identify areas of improvement but also take the initiative to establish and implement those improvements. Role reports to the Accounting Manager.

Your Role:

  • Day-to-day accounting: AP, AR
  • Month end close: Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and contribute to the month close package and analysis
  • Tax filings: Assist with filing of all required tax returns and other statutory filings

Your Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field 
  • Full-cycle accounting experience
  • Advanced user of Excel 
  • Netsuite experience is preferred, Salesforce experience is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, but also thrive in an environment that fosters open communication and collaboration
  • Ability to work remotely 
  • Ability to work, take ownership, and succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, sports, game nights, book clubs.
  • Learning: Learning & Development opportunities for you to grow your skills and career.
  • Great team: Working with fun, hardworking, nice people who are committed to making a difference!
  • ...And much more!

We value diversity of all kinds, and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.



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