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Senior Accountant

Finance | San Francisco, CA


Lob is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented Senior Accountant to join our growing Finance team. This role will play an integral part in our financial reporting process, policy development and planned NetSuite implementation. This individual will also have the opportunity to be a key player in shaping our accounting processes and controls, tracking our performance, and identifying new opportunities for improvements. We are looking for someone with the ability to think strategically about processes and best practices, but who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves.

As a Senior Accountant, you'll...

  • Own the revenue recognition process, which includes responsibility for researching US GAAP-compliant treatment for one-off transactions and any new products launched
  • Own COGS recognition, which requires an understanding of supply chain relationships, billing methodology, and working closely with internal Operations teams to assess margin analysis on a monthly basis
  • Own accurate and timely month-end close procedures for certain key balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Assist with financial statement preparation, flux analysis and monthly reporting
  • Accounting for multi-currency transactions and reconciliation of realized fx gains or losses
  • Assist with upcoming NetSuite implementation
  • Assist with quarterly and annual tax filings
  • Identify opportunities for and assist in the design, documentation and implementation of process improvements and increased controls to support the company’s growing operations
  • Develop, implement and maintain key policies and procedures for your area of responsibilities
  • Coordinate with other department leads to support preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Assist with ad hoc reporting requirements

For this role, we're looking for...

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA/CA certification
  • 5+ years experience, preferably with Big 4 and industry/relevant financial reporting experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively with people at all levels of the organization and make actionable recommendations
  • Desire to work in a fast growing and agile business, with an enthusiasm for learning and growth
  • Resourcefulness, detail-oriented and motivation for solving problems and finding solutions
  • NetSuite experience
  • Proficiency in MS Excel with the ability to quickly manipulate and analyze large data sets and build reports
  • Clear and concise communication skills

Our team loves working at Lob because...

  • Lob was built by technical co-founders with a vision to make the world programmable. We offer two flagship APIs (print & mail and address verification)
  • Our business model is incredibly sustainable and Lob has thousands of customers ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Customers use Lob’s suite of APIs to mail fully dynamic and personalized customer communications with print media
  • Venture-backed by the most reputable investors in tech, we have the funding to invest in fast growth
  • We are a small but dynamic and passionate team based in San Francisco. We give our employees a lot of responsibility and ownership of their work. You will have fun at work while engaging in challenging projects with the best and brightest
  • Our perks include:
    • Health benefits for you and your dependent(s)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Open vacation policy
    • Commuter benefits
    • Wellness program
    • Paid parental leave
    • Ground floor opportunity as an early member of the Lob team; you’ll directly shape the direction of our company
    • Free lunch, dinner, and snacks
    • 401K