Experienced Accountant (2+ Years)

Finance Seattle, Washington


Trupanion is a rapidly growing company headquartered in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle with the mission of making sure pets have access to the very best medical care. We believe that our people are critical in achieving this mission and are looking for the newest addition to our accounting team who is passionate about pets and wants to be a key member in supporting our growth.  As an experienced accountant, you will both contribute to and lead others in delivering timely and accurate financial data to key members of the Trupanion leadership team for decision-making in our nimble and adaptive organization.


  • Collaborate with team members and department leadership on process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy of monthly close and reporting process
  • Support Senior Accountant in driving team deadlines for timely month-end reporting
  • Timely and accurate review of journal entries and reconciliations and preparation of complex entries in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare monthly internal reporting deliverables distributed to leadership for key decision-making
  • Think critically and maintain an inquisitive mindset to recommend, implement, and document process improvements to promote efficiency and SOX compliance
  • Lead and coach other staff and specialists in general accounting concepts, proper expense coding, and SOX compliance
  • Take the lead on ad hoc projects, both within the accounting team and with other departments on cross-functional teams

Skills and Values Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and solve problems in the workplace
  • Comfortable working independently and leading others
  • Strong written and verbal communication demonstrated with all levels within an organization
  • Resourceful in researching issues independently
  • Excited by a fast-paced, dynamic environment with opportunities for constant learning
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP as it relates to expense classification, capitalized expenses, and prepaid expenses
  • Must love pets


  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of accounting experience with 1+ years of professional experience in public accounting a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus
  • Experience with Concur a plus
  • Experience in an internal controls environment, with public company experience preferred
  • CPA a plus

Benefits and Perks:

  • Quarterly bonus opportunities
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
  • Paid time off and paid vacation time
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • On-site child care center for employee (limited availability)
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services during business hours
  • Free pet health insurance (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • On-site parking (limited availability)

Company Background:

Trupanion is a leader of medical insurance for dogs and cats, offering policies in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Trupanion’s mission is to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care. A career at Trupanion means you share our passion to help pets and want to be a part of an organization that makes a difference.

Trupanion is a registered trademark owned by Trupanion, Inc. Underwritten in Canada by Omega General Insurance Company and in the United States by American Pet Insurance Company. Trupanion is a founding member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA), demonstrating a commitment to high standards and transparency in all actions and products.

For more information about Trupanion, visit http://trupanion.com/about