Corporate Accountant

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

The Corporate Accounting team is a critical part of the company’s month-end close process. Square is hiring an Accountant who will be an integral part of our growing team. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical and able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment. 

You will:

  • Prepare month-end journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting schedules

  • Perform actual vs actual account analyses and present findings to the CAO and other senior leadership

  • Collaborate with various departments on accruals and other monthly close areas

  • Continuously improve business processes, systems, and documentation as part of SOX readiness and testing

  • Support quarterly reviews and annual audits performed by external auditors

  • Drive change in the organization through participation in special projects and ad hoc analyses


You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA a plus

  • 2+ years of Public Accounting or Industry experience, Big 4 Experience a plus

  • Previous role(s) should include audit or corporate accounting

  • Passion for Square. Strong interest in technology / knowledge of the industry

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Experience with Oracle or other ERP systems a plus


Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources