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Accounting Manager at Algolia
San Francisco, CA, US
Are you a resilient problem solver who isn't afraid to think outside the box and get their hands dirty? If so, Algolia is looking for an experienced Accountant to support our fast growing team. This person will own our day to day accounting and finance needs for our U.S offices (San Francisco, New York and Atlanta). Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy must be a part of your DNA as well as exceptional communication and customer service skills. This person must be autonomous and self- motivated while closely collaborating with our CFO.
 
You would be expected to take ownership of your projects, show grit (one of our values), and be able to execute at a high level without pre-defined processes nor explicit direction. We're looking for candidates who hold themselves to a higher standard while raising the bar of all of our teams with their work ethic and collaboration. You should value and practice transparency, have the humility and eagerness to want to improve both personally and professionally, and want to work in a constantly evolving environment. Are you ready for the challenge?

YOUR ROLE WILL CONSIST OF:

    • Maintain general ledger and produce accounting info to prepare periodic financial statements and reporting documentation
    • Manage regular entries including: accounts receivable & accounts payable, bank reconciliations, journal entries, prepayments and accruals, payroll, intercompany transactions
    • Own our accounting processes, develop and implement new accounting procedures such as monthly/quarterly/annual closing, accounts reconciliation, revenue recognition, internal controls and compliance
    • Assist in administrative tasks such as local taxes and licenses follow-up
    • Assist in tax returns preparation
    • Perform other accounting & financial tasks that get thrown onto your plate on short notice by our CFO

YOU MIGHT BE A FIT IF:

    • 3-5+ years of accounting experience (software and/ or SaaS industry a plus)
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent work habits, organization and attention to detail
    • Knowledge of MS Office and QuickBooks, Netsuite a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree

WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN LIVE OUR VALUES:

    • GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment
    • TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership
    • CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback
    • CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company
    • HUMILITY- Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside

BENEFITS:

    • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
    • Life insurance and disability benefits
    • Paid parental leave
    • Relocation support
    • 401(k) plan
    • Flexible work hours and unlimited time off

PERKS:

    • Competitive pay and equity
    • Your choice of computer, phone, keyboard, headphones, you name it. Everything you need to be efficient
    • Coaching and sponsorship to participate and speak at leading industry conferences
    • Ongoing professional education opportunities through internal & external workshops, including public speaking, language learning (English/French)
    • Fun: we spend time together — team building, socializing and making tools that encourage getting to know teammates across offices and continents.
    • Charitable contribution matching
    • Unique referral rewards program: refer a candidate, and we’ll donate to your charity of choice
    • Corporate flats available for the first months of relocation and when you travel to different offices
    • Fully stocked kitchens
    • Team workouts
    • Meals & happy hours