Senior Accountant


Chicago, IL, United States

Position Details

SpotHero is seeking an organized and motivated Senior Accountant to help drive our day-to-day accounting and financial processes. This individual will be responsible for creating and posting journal entries during month end close. This individual takes initiative, is a self-starter and will work closely with the Finance team to improve our current process and workflows. Our Senior Accountant will have the opportunity to learn quickly and take on additional challenging tasks within their first few months, joining a department with tremendous amounts of growth and visibility into the organization!

Who we are:  SpotHero is one of transportation's hottest tech companies! We’re rapidly growing with the mission of bringing the parking industry into the future through technology. Drivers across the nation use the SpotHero mobile app or website to reserve convenient, affordable parking in advance, on-the-go or through their connected cars, and parking companies rely on us to help them reach new customers while optimizing their business. We connect the dots with cutting-edge technology, delivering value to both sides of this exciting, evolving marketplace.

What will you do:

  • Prepare and record month-end journal entries with an eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Prepare and maintain balance sheet and bank reconciliations.
  • Create monthly billing for partners and assist with managing aging and collections.
  • Work with technology, marketing, and sales departments to prepare accurate and timely accruals for month-end.
  • Assist in revenue recognition and process improvements
  • Work with outside auditors and tax consultants to ensure timely and accurate audit and tax filings.
  • Assist in monthly financial reporting, including preparation of financials, external reporting packages, and key stats.
  • Demonstrates ability to navigate BI tool (Looker) and GL System (NetSuite) and understands complex relationships between multiple systems.

Who you are:

  • Analytical. You pursue insights that provide thoughtful answers to complex problems.
  • Motivated. You take ownership of your work and are comfortable working without a lot of direction.
  • Inquisitive. Innovative and resourceful; you’re constantly looking for ways to improve upon things.
  • Organized. You have great follow-through on tasks, top-notch attention to detail, and superior organizational skills.
  • A strong communicator. Your verbal and written communication is direct, effective, and informative.

What you have:

  • 5+ years experience in public accounting or general ledger accounting 
  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel a must!
  • Netsuite experience is a plus
  • Technical accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience in a high transaction volume environment a plus
  • CPA a plus

Seeking Candidates in: 

  • Chicago, IL 

What we are offering:

  • Career game changer – A truly unique experience to work for a fast growing startup in a role with unlimited potential for growth.
  • Excellent benefits – We cover 90% of Medical Premiums, 50% of Dental & Vision Premiums, and offer company sponsored Life Insurance. 401K Match.
  • Flexible PTO policy, generous parental leave, and great work/life balance – We value and support each individual team member.
  • Learning Budget, Udemy and Sales Assembly license - We support the professional and personal growth of our people by providing everyone with learning resources and development opportunities. 
  • Annual parking stipend (we help people park!).
  • The opportunity to collaborate with fun, innovative, and passionate people in a casual, yet highly productive atmosphere.
  • A company that cares about its employees’ unique backgrounds. From Employee Resource Groups to Unconscious Bias Trainings, we want each and every employee to feel like SpotHero is a place where they can bring their whole selves to work.
  • A workplace recognized as CityLights award winner by 1871, 2023 Best Places To Work by BuiltIn, and recipients of the Best Company Culture, Best Company for Women, and Best Company for Diversity awards from Comparably! 

SpotHero is an equal opportunity employer. We know that a diverse workforce is the strongest workforce, and are committed to building and supporting an inclusive environment for all.

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PLEASE NOTE: This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship. To be considered for this role, you must be legally authorized to work in the US and not require sponsorship for employment now or in the future.

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