About the Finance Team at FiscalNote
As we ramp up in revenue, team size, and outside investments, our Finance team ensures clarity, consistency, and transparency surrounding our rapidly advancing financial position. Charged to understand everything about startup and SaaS finance and accounting, the Finance team fuels growth with its finger always on the pulse of the company’s financial affairs.
About the Role
As a key member of our Finance team, the Staff Accountant knows accounting principles and the full accounting process top to bottom. You are a team player, but can work well independently. You love building relationships and provide great interactions with vendors and employees. You carry out day-to-day accounting activities including processing accounts payable, reconciling cash and G/L accounts, and processing expense reports. Additionally, you will help support the financial close process and interact directly with auditors to help facilitate the audit/review of annual and financial statements.
Play a key role in the preparation of internal and external financial reporting
Process and record accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and expense reimbursements are entered into Netsuite and paid in accordance to policies and procedures
Classify credit card transactions and ensure receipt compliance by cardholders on a monthly basis
Perform account analysis and detailed reconciliations for all bank statements, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, accruals, and other accounts on a monthly basis
Prepare work papers supporting the close process and month end balances
Execute key accounting processes to ensure transactions are captured in the financial reporting systems and are compliant from a control and accounting policy standpoint
Enforce corporate policiesAssist with annual audit requirements and coordination with external auditors
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent
CPA certification (Preferred)
1-3 years of experience in corporate or public accounting
Strong Excel skillsKnowledge of accounting concepts in a startup SaaS company such as revenue recognition, capitalized software, etc.
Familiarity with NetSuite or Oracle based accounting software
You are flexible and adaptable in a high growth, dynamic environment, a self-starter who can work with little guidance. Always on the hunt for ways to help out, you proactively address issues and tasks to ensure ultimate attention and completion. You both understand and appreciate the need for clean and auditable financial records in order to enable rapid and well-informed decision making.
At FiscalNote, we lead with Values.
Know your Audience ∙ Find the Truth ∙ Drive Alignment ∙ Level Up ∙ Own the Job ∙ Bias for Action ∙ Support the Family
FiscalNote is the leading Issues Management platform. Our mission is to build the world’s most powerful platform for analyzing government risk and opportunity. For organizations facing government impact, FiscalNote is the platform for professionals to plan and execute their organization’s government risk strategy. Organizations rely on FiscalNote because of its accurate and relevant information, cutting-edge analytics, and ease of use. Our fierce curiosity and insatiable urge for the next challenge pours into our company culture.
FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so we want you to play hard; our open vacation policy and vacation expense contribution help us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at careers.FiscalNote.com.
FiscalNote values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. FiscalNote is an EEOC employer.
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