Senior Corporate Accountant

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

When we launched the little white reader, we invented mobile, ubiquitous payments and enabled anyone to start, run, and grow a business. Ten years and billions of transactions later we’re reimagining commerce for businesses of all types and sizes—we’re enabling the independent electrician to send invoices, helping the beauty salon pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

To start, this role will own all payroll and compensation accounting with the scope broadening over time to other aspects of corporate accounting. We are looking for individuals that are highly analytical and able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment. Great candidates will be adaptable and able to work through complex problems. Additionally, they will demonstrate leadership qualities and management capabilities. 

Qualifications

You will:

  • Manage one individual; reviewing work
  • Drive the automation of accounting entries and processes as part of payroll and stock compensation system upgrades
  • Review 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
  • 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
  • 4+ years of Public Accounting and/or Industry experience
  • 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)squareup.com. 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