About Seso

American agriculture has been facing a labor crisis for decades. Seso is addressing this problem by building the first end-to-end recruiting and workforce management platform for the industry

Seso’s mission is to provide agricultural workers with meaningful, safe employment opportunities; provide security for the most critical aspects of America’s food production system; and reduce admin costs to employers through software. We are addressing American farmers’ biggest pain point - access to qualified labor - through a software-enabled labor solution that automates the H-2A visa. Our  comprehensive HR platform not only streamlines and automates the H-2A program, but helps agribusiness seamlessly integrate their efforts across recruitment, onboarding, payroll, and insurance while providing workers access to financial services for the first time! 

Seso has raised over $30m from Tier I investors including Index, Founders Fund and NfX, and has been recognized with awards like Forbes Rising Stars and Andreesen Horowitzs’, American Dynamism 50.

About the Role

We are looking for our first Accounting Lead to join the Finance team to create a best-in class Accounting function! You will design and execute on the full-cycle accounting process to include everything from accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue recognition, and month-end close. This person should be able to bring ideas, and execute while also having the ability to self-manage in a fast-paced environment. You are excited about optimizing our accounting systems and building a team from the ground up. This position will report directly to the Head of Finance.

Responsibilities

  • In this role, you will use your expertise in GAAP accounting related to SaaS to build out new processes and innovate on existing ones to make sure all financial recording and reporting aspects of the company are in compliance with US GAAP
  • Responsible for the full cycle accounting process to include everything from accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue recognition, and month-end close
  • Identify and drive process improvements, growth, and cost savings initiatives
  • Partner with external auditors to maintain a strong internal control environment over all financial transactions and processes and lead the company through annual external audit
  • Assist in navigating regulatory landscape including staying on top of evolving rules and regulations
  • Design, test, and execute system implementation to properly account for revenue enhancement/automation projects that will support the company’s growth
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team in clear and concise manner

Skillset

  • The technical knowledge and strategic vision to lead our accounting team into the next phase of rigor and scalability
  • CPA Certification and preferred, Big 4 experience preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant hands-on experience in a full cycle accounting function, 2+ years SaaS and Technology industry experience preferred
  • Experience at a high growth startup 
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Online is required, experience with ERP systems such as NetSuite preferred
  • ERP migration experience
  • AP/Billpay software experience
  • Would thrive in an, exciting, fast-paced, startup environment 
  • Love creating structure and foundational processes and excel at driving projects to completion
  • Highly detail-oriented and use technology to create scalable processes

Benefits

  • Talented and fun teammates who don't take themselves too seriously
  • Competitive Salary and meaningful equity
  • Excellent medical, dental & vision insurance plans
  • Flexible work schedule and unlimited vacation
  • Budget and support for personal development
  • Last week of the year off for company wide winter break
  • Company sponsored team events

Diversity is more than a commitment at Seso, it is the foundation of what we do. We pride ourselves on building the premier platform that serves agribusiness and improves the lives of agricultural workers. We believe in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us all feel welcome.

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