Republic Wireless is a 100+ employee tech company in Raleigh and we are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our nimble Accounting team. You will be an integral part of the Finance organization, supporting accounting operations to achieve its strategic goals and operational objectives.  As a Staff Accountant, you are responsible for preparing journal entries, bank and other general ledger reconciliations; as well as conducting analyses and supporting schedules in connection with monthly, quarter and year-end closings.  In addition, you will be participating in accounting policies compliance, interacting with our external auditors for annual audits, and developing detailed analyses for reporting processes. 

This position requires someone who is a self-starter, works well within a team, and enjoys both problem solving as well as analyzing data to provide insight in a fast-paced yet collaborative environment. Our team feels like family and is actively involved with internal stakeholders. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyze bank reconciliations (including resolving any discrepancies) on a monthly basis
  • Analyze general ledger activities, prepare journal entries and account reconciliations/rollforwards for accounts receivable, prepaid expenses and other payroll related accounts to ensure all transactions are properly reflected for the period in accordance with the company’s accounting policy and U.S. GAAP
  • Collaborate with Billing, Engineering, Operations and external service providers’ personnel to resolve all accounts receivable issues (including refunds, chargebacks and bad debt write-offs)
  • Research, develop and maintain monthly cash receipts, bank and credit card processor expense variance analyses
  • Make recommendations regarding processes and/or procedures to improve efficiency, quality and/or cost savings
  • Conduct or assist in the preparation of ad-hoc analyses and special projects, as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • 1 - 3+ years of general ledger accounting or relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study
  • Professional experience with ERP systems
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (i.e. pivot tables, vlookup and other financial formulas)
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with ability to work cross-functionally

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study
  • Extensive working experience with NetSuite and Braintree
  • Experience working in SaaS company/start-up work environment
  • Working experience with implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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