Senior Accountant (Remote)

About MarketerHire

MarketerHire’s mission is to make great marketing accessible to all. 

Launched publicly in early 2019, MarketerHire has quickly become the largest talent marketplace for digital marketers and is helping shape the categories of on-demand staffing, Future of Marketing, and Future of Work. 

MarketerHire is already one of tech’s fastest growing marketplaces and has helped more than 30,000 customers, including Netflix, HP, Angel List, Allbirds, and more. Backed by leaders across the tech ecosystem, MarketerHire is well capitalized by successful investors including the founders/execs of Zillow, GoodRx, WPP, ZipRecruiter, Thrive Market, and more. 

We also contribute to the future of work, helping our marketers earn significant additional income while eliminating the hassle and risk of freelancing full-time. By default, all of our engagements are remote, enabling our talent to work anywhere in the world. 

At MarketerHire, we’re passionate about building a diverse team. We care deeply about diversity, equality, and inclusion and strive to build a culture where everyone, from any background, feels included, supported, and free to be themselves.

If your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms – skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply. We are are a fully remote company, giving you the freedom to live and work where you would like. 

Position Description

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic finance professional to join our growing team. This role will play an integral part in all aspects of accounting operations and a wide variety of finance projects. As a vital member of the team, you’ll arrive as MarketerHire moves through an exciting stage of growth and get to see the lasting impact of your hard work. This is a remote position that will report to the Controller.

Requirements

  • 5+ years in an accounting role at a startup or in a similar industry 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Extraordinary attention to detail - someone who gets it right the first time

  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize multiple projects efficiently

  • Excel/Google Sheets experience is a must

  • Experience in large volume payment processing or handling complex reconciliations

  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving capability

  • Experience preparing GAAP financials

  • Experience using QBO, A/R and A/P software

Responsibilities

  • Month-End & General Ledger

    • Ensure accurate and timely execution of monthly close in accordance with GAAP.

    • Prepare monthly accounting entries for various business transactions, including prepaid assets, accruals, and more.

    • Review cash and expense classifications. 

    • Preparation and/or review of monthly account reconciliations and flux analysis.

    • Data Analysis/Budgeting

    • Report weekly and monthly metrics to the VP Finance and other stakeholders.

    • Conduct weekly, month over month and actual vs. budget analyses and communicate across all functions.

  • Weekly Billing

    • Oversee weekly customer billing and freelancer payments and collaborate with the Finance Associate to address any payment issues that arise.

    • Brainstorm workflow improvements in the billing process.

    • Offer expertise in other payment topics such as credit card processing, client collections, chargebacks etc. 

  • Misc

    • When relevant, assist with financial audit preparation, and annual, quarterly, and monthly tax filings.

    • Compile data using various systems and explore automation opportunities with new vendors.

In the first month you will

  • Hold deep-dive sessions with the finance team to become familiar with current processes and workflows.

  • Become acquainted with the cross-functional teams that you will be working alongside.

  • Gain an understanding of the core monthly and weekly reporting metrics that drive the business. 

  • Learn the current close process and start owning journal entries and reconciliations in Quickbooks.

In the first three months you will

  • Own monthly reporting and analysis along with budget and forecast updates. 

  • Know the customer billing process from end to end and actively work on improvements with the tech team. 

  • Update weekly metrics for the executive team each Monday. 

  • Provide input and recommend improvements for audit readiness. 

  • Prove your reliability when it comes to timely updates and maintaining our high standard of reporting.