Senior Accountant

Company: Founder's CPA
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 21.FEB.2021
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About Founder's CPA  Founder's CPA is an industry-leading accounting firm located in Chicago that focuses on outsourced accounting, tax, ...

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About Founder's CPA



Founder's CPA is an industry-leading accounting firm located in Chicago that focuses on outsourced accounting, tax, and CFO services for venture-backed startups in the blockchain, FinTech, and SaaS industries. Our breadth of service offerings leverages technology adoption and streamlined processes to deliver tailored accounting solutions to each one of our clients' unique needs. We refuse to accept the inefficient and burdensome "old school" approach to accounting and offer a modern approach that improves the client experience. This approach enables us to provide deeper and more meaningful value in our role as a trusted advisor.


We believe in an outcomes-based approach to work and emphasize individual accountability and outputs as the best measurements of effectiveness. We're looking for curious and reliable team members who deliver an exceptional work product that they're proud to put their name on.


Founder's CPA has grown at a rapid pace since 2017 and offers an exciting opportunity for candidates to be part of building an innovative accounting firm.


What You'll Do


As a valued member of our team, you will be tasked with providing accounting services to our client base. Duties will include, but are not limited to:


  • Managing and executing the month-end close process for our clients to produce complete, accurate, and timely financial statements
  • Collaborating with staff resources to ensure continuity of the day to day accounting tasks for clients
  • Provide commentary on the monthly financial performance of clients and prepare reporting packages for management review
  • Analyze budget to actuals performance and identify key drivers of account variances
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of basic cash flow models and other financial forecasts
  • Assisting in the onboarding of new clients and developing core accounting processes to satisfy their accounting needs at their current and future business lifecycle


Who You Are


The ideal candidate exhibits the following skills and/or characteristics:


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similar field
  • 2+ years in accounting services, FP&A, or similar role
  • A borderline unhealthy obsession with being organized
  • Keen attention to detail (do you notice when little things are off and does it bother you?!)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Natural curiosity and a strong desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Problem-solving skills-- do you believe you can find the answer to anything if you just look hard enough?
  • Professionalism and commitment to exceptional communication and client service
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online strongly preferred
  • Experience with Sage Intacct, Xero, Bill.com, Expensify, Gusto, HubDoc, and other accounting applications strongly preferred
  • CPA or on track for your CPA is preferred but not required


Perks


  • Casual dress
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including profit sharing bonuses
  • Autonomy of work and ability to grow quickly within the company
  • A company culture that places emphasis on work-life balance and individual career goals
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of innovative clients in emerging industries


Compensation


This position is for immediate hire, paid commensurate with the candidate's experience.

 
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