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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024
About the Company
Named a Forbes Fintech 50, Stronghold’s mission is to improve financial access by powering innovative payment and financial services solutions through our open APIs. We’ve been going deep to lay the underlying rails for modern payments and reach all customers with secure, transparent ways to move money. We are seeking team players who can evolve with the company as we scale and add new products. We are a team of technologists and industry experts who take a data-driven and innovative approach to solving problems. We power possibilities for our customers by bringing the best talent together in an open and collaborative work environment that rewards curiosity and grit.
Stronghold is proud of its SF Bay Area and New Zealand roots and strives to build a diverse team to serve our ecosystem better while staying true to our core values. Our core values are to Be Self Aware, Have Good Judgment, Be Curious, Seek Innovation, Excellent Communication, High Impact, Be Bold, Be Selfless, Be Accountable, Be Honest, and Show Grit.
About the Role
Stronghold is looking for a detail-oriented and organized individual to join our team as a Part-Time Accounting Associate. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting and finance, with the ability to efficiently manage financial records and ensure accurate and timely reporting. This part-time position offers flexible hours and is perfect for individuals looking to contribute their expertise to a dynamic work environment.

What You'll Do

  • Financial Operations: Assisting with the recording, analysis, reporting, ensuring compliance, and maintaining the overall financial health of the organization.
  • Financial Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records using accounting software. Analyze financial data and create reports for management, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies.
  • Accounts Payable: Process invoices, manage bill payments.
  • Bank Reconciliation: Conduct regular reconciliation of bank statements to ensure accuracy on a timely basis.
  • Financial Reporting: Support the Controller in generating financial reports, including income statements, cash flow, and balance sheets, on a regular basis.
  • Payroll Processing: Assist in processing payroll, ensuring accurate and timely payments.
  • Budget Monitoring:Assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts, providing the management team with variance analysis and financial insights.
  • Audit Assistance: Prepare necessary documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Close:Support month-end and quarter-end close activities to ensure financial accuracy and completeness in accordance with GAAP.
  • Project Management: Supporting the Controller in managing financial projects to improve processes, systems, and policies. Coordinating cross-functional teams to ensure projects are completed. Identifying, mitigating and communicating status, risks, successes associated with financial projects.
  • Cross-Functional Support: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives and financial planning.

What We're Looking For

  • Educational Background: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Experience: 5-8 years of accounting experience. Proven experience in US GAAP accounting.
  • Software Proficiency: Familiarity with accounting software (e.g., Xero) and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial record keeping.
  • Problem Solver and Adaptable: Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Open to adopt changes in order to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
Part-time position with 20 hours per week
Potential to convert to full-time
$60-$65 hourly rate
Ability to work remotely within the US
Authorized to work in the United States (required)
As an equal opportunity employer, Stronghold does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
**Visa sponsorship is not available at this time. Only applicants who do not require sponsorship will be considered.