Who we are:

Want to work on something that matters? Ladder is life insurance built to be instant, simple, and smart. Life insurance is a fundamentally good product for families and communities. Unfortunately, the traditional life insurance process is unnecessarily burdensome, involving in-person meetings with agents, physical paperwork, and 6-8 weeks of waiting. This outdated process has resulted in a $16 trillion coverage gap in the United States.


We are a growing team of innovators going after this huge market by putting the user at the center of product design. We've combined a simple, online application with automatic, real-time underwriting to make instant decisions and provide on-the-spot coverage.


About the role:

This role requires someone who is inquisitive, analytical, detail-oriented, enjoys resolving technical accounting issues, illustrates confidence in drafting technical memorandums, comfortable with ambiguity, eager to assist in streamlining and improving month-end close and financial reporting processes, and embodies a team-first mindset.


What you’ll do

  • New standards implementations and agreements: perform detailed research and draft implementation memos
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and year-end close activities based on team needs, assist with other recurring internal reporting packages/projects
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly entries and general ledger reconciliations associated with revenue, deferred revenue, unbilled, and cost accounts
  • Help monitor / implement ASC 606, ASC 718, ASC 842 and other guidances
  • Ensure integrity of Revenue transactions and reporting
  • Analyze flux of revenue related accounts for quarter-end close reporting
  • Policies: maintain a listing of accounting/finance policies, ensure timely updates and documentation
  • Maintain and provide quarterly and annual audit support as requested by internal and external auditors
  • Interaction with outside auditors and project management of annual audit 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field required
  • CPA license required
  • 4+ years of mix of Big 4 public accounting and industry experience preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SSAP a plus
  • Ability to work under pressure and perform several tasks concurrently in a deadline driven environment
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, such as Oracle, SAP, or Sage Intacct, preferred
  • Knowledge of ASC 606 accounting
  • Advanced Excel skills (can perform complex functions) and ability to work with large volumes of transactional data, SQL a plus
  • Extremely organized and autonomous
  • Business-minded with superb communication skills
  • Comfortable in a dynamic and fast-moving organization
  • Public company and/or IPO experience is a plus

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