Senior Accountant (Accounting Manager)

| Pasadena

Are you resourceful and possess a strong initiative to streamline financial processes?

Are you obsessed with details and never leave a loose end untied?

Do you thrive in a startup environment where there are few guardrails?

If you answered yes to all the questions above, we are looking for you.

Scratchpay is looking for a Senior Accountant that will contribute to a high-energy, rapidly growing startup. You will play an integral part in establishing and implementing financial processes, ensuring monthly financial statements are available to management within a reasonable timeframe, and guide the company through financial audits. You will see your contributions have an immediate, meaningful impact every day.


  • Monitoring the day-to-day accounting operations, such as payroll, invoicing, borrower payments, vendor payments, etc.

  • Ensuring all entries are recorded and reconciled in a timely manner so that period closes and reporting is efficient and accurate

  • Leading the monthly financial close process, including tasks such as ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations, report preparation, etc.

  • Participating in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.

  • Ensuring compliance with internal control policies and US GAAP

  • Collaborating with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance

  • Interacting at all levels and with budget owners or other stakeholders to produce timely, efficient and accurate month-end close and all internal management and financial reporting through annual report

  • Assisting with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns

  • Working with Finance Director to ensure overall coordination of all financial accounting activities through annual report

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required

  • Minimum 1-3 years strong practical accounting experience is a must

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills is a must

  • Technical acumen for information technology

  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required

  • Capable of finding effective and efficient solutions to problems independently.

  • Nice to have: financial services and/or FinTech experience

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