Senior Accountant - Remote/WFH

Finance & Accounting United States


Position at Smarsh

Role Overview 

Smarsh is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our fast-growing Finance team. This candidate will work closely with the Accounting Manager performing duties related to operational accounting and financial reporting.  He or she will also assist with special projects as assigned by the finance team. This is a great opportunity for a career minded individual who wants to work for a successful, fast-growing software company. Smarsh partners with a wide breadth of mobile (i.e., AT&T, Verizon), social (i.e., LinkedIn, Facebook) and collaboration (i.e., Slack, Microsoft) partners to deliver vital governance and compliance solutions for companies in highly regulated industries. Someone who embraces new opportunities, is motivated by professional advancement, demonstrates curiosity, enjoys problem solving, delivers excellence, and thrives in a changing, fast-growth environment is the ideal candidate. The candidate will work cross-functionally with the larger Smarsh team on several high-impact and high-visibility projects. 

A Senior Accountant will assist in the maintenance of General Ledger and preparation of schedules and reports used for the Company’s Financial Reporting processes. 

Who are we? 

Smarsh empowers its customers to manage the risk and unleash the intelligence in their digital communications. Our growing community of over 6500 organizations in regulated industries counts on Smarsh every day to help them spot compliance, legal or reputational risks in 80+ communication channels, before those risks become regulatory fines or headlines.  Relentless innovation has fueled our journey to consistent leadership recognition from analysts like Gartner and Forrester, and our sustained, aggressive growth has landed Smarsh in the annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing American companies since 2008. 

How will you contribute? 

  • Assist in the maintenance of General Ledger and preparation of schedules and reports used for the Company’s Financial Reporting processes
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Own monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes and procedures and prepare supporting documentation as needed
  • Compile and produce monthly internal reporting including providing support and fluctuation analysis for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to management
  • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations and resolve accounting discrepancies
  • Assist with external audits
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Controller and Accounting Manager on departmental efficiencies and improvements including cross-training on Company systems and processes
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Other related responsibilities as determined from time to time by management
  • Other duties as assigned  

What will you bring? 

  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; graduate degree desirable
  • Minimum of 4 years Accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of accounting theory and US GAAP
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management to maximize performance, creativity, problem-solving and results
  • Ability to act and operate independently to accomplish objectives and meet assigned deadlines
  • Organized approach with attention to detail and accuracy of work product
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to manage and develop direct reports
  • Passion for helping customers succeed 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong diagnosis and problem-solving abilities

What do we offer? 

Healthcare insurance 

We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a flexible spending account that allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.  

Personal time off 

A healthy work-life balance is critical to your success at the office. Smarsh offers a “take-what-you-need” time off policy as well as flexible work arrangements 

401K Match 

Smarsh provides a 4% 401K match for which employees are fully vested on day one. 

Sabbatical 

The Smarsh sabbatical program provides a time to recharge, to study or simply a time to do something you are passionate about away from the workplace. Employees are eligible after six years of service. 

Recognition 

We’re big on kudos for a job well done. Our employee-recognition program enables co-workers to nominate their peers who best embody our core values for recognition. 

About our culture 

Smarsh hires lifelong learners with a passion for innovating with purpose, humility and humor. Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. We work closely with the most popular communications platforms and the world’s leading cloud infrastructure platforms. We use the latest in AI/ML technology to help our customers break new ground at scale. We are a global organization that values diversity, and we believe that providing opportunities for everyone to be their authentic self is key to our success. Smarsh leadership, culture, and commitment to developing our people have all garnered Comparably.com Best Places to Work Awards. Come join us and find out what the best work of your career looks like. 

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