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Senior Accountant (remote)


Possible Finance


United States of America

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Fintech
  • Post Date: 09/23/2022
  • Website: www.possiblefinance.com
  • Company Address: 2231 1st Ave, Suite B, Seattle, Washington 98121, US

About Possible Finance

Possible Finance
Creating financial fairness with personal loans.

Job Description

As the Senior Accountant on the team, you will serve an important role in a developing department. You will have the opportunity to collaborate and learn workstreams related to all financial statement line items and work to improve processes to help Possible succeed. And you will get to work autonomously to address complex projects.
 
You are an ambitious self-starter and problem solver who is excited to learn and can handle ambiguous tasks. An effective organizer and strong project planner who can design and execute upon a workstream with multiple stakeholders and dependencies. You value and possess intellectual honesty, attention to detail, methodical thinking, and resourcefulness. You will be a collaborative business partner with the team and multiple departments throughout the Company to find resolutions to gaps in current records, which can involve dealing with large and sophisticated datasets.
 
Expected work includes but is not limited to:
~ Assist in the processing and continuous improvement of both operational and financial accounting. Learn and act as a backup for weekly AP processing, credit card spend review, and GL categorization. Become an expert on key vendor relationships and their interaction with Possible.
 
~ As it applies to monthly close; book and review closing entries, own pre-existing close sections, develop new processes to make monthly close more accurate, perform monthly variance analysis, and create an improved monthly financial package for stakeholders.
 
~ Prepare for the annual financial statement audit by way of creating or rolling-forward schedules, sub-ledgers, reconciliations, and reviewing GL line items. Serve as a key point of contact during the audit and demonstrate resourcefulness in response to their inquiries.
 
~ Own and iterate upon existing technical accounting sections. Utilize familiarity with GAAP and a working ability to conduct research and implement processes for new revenue streams, new accounting guidance, and unique transactions. Draft technical accounting memos and process documents for both new and existing sections.

Qualifications & Skills

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or a related field and three or more years of experience working in public accounting. Additional in-house accounting experience is preferred.
    • CPA required.
    • Deep understanding of GAAP and internal controls.
    • Comfortable with technical accounting research and application with a proven track record to take a problem and apply the appropriate accounting methodologies.
    • Ability to build a dynamic workbook in Excel (If statements, index matches, V-Look ups, pivot tables)
    • Familiarity with Quickbooks, Tableau, and Alteryx preferred.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills to facilitate working in a fully remote environment.
    • Exposure to lending and Fintech preferred.
About Possible:
We are a fast-growing, fully distributed, FinTech startup that believes financial health is something everyone deserves, not just the affluent. We're committed to empowering the underserved with tools to better their economic situation. We promise to be transparent, serve with kindness, be responsible, and hold ourselves accountable for crafting positive change. Possible is backed by leading investors such as Union Square Ventures, Canvas Ventures, and FJ Labs.
 
Work hours:
Possible is fully distributed and has team members across the US and in Asia and Latin America. Our primary coordination hours are 9a to 3p Pacific Time.
 
Benefits (for US-based employees):
Joining an early-stage, venture-backed company does not mean you will sacrifice benefits. We offer excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage and pay 85% of employee premiums and 50% of eligible dependent premiums. We also offer childcare and healthcare FSAs; life and disability (short- and long-term) insurance; an Employee Assistant Program; and a 401(k) plan.
 
Diverse, Equitable, & Inclusive Work Environment:
Possible Finance values inclusion and believes diversity at all levels is the best way for us to accomplish our mission. We aspire to be among the industry’s most inclusive work environments and are a proud equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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