Staff Accountant at Inspire

| Santa Monica
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POSITION SUMMARY

Inspire’s Accounting team works cross functionally to support the business and as a unit collaborates to such an extent that every team member likely works with one another.

As a Staff Accountant, you’ll be engaged in activities/processes that result in delivering accurate and timely financial reporting for decision making, managing its capital and credit facilities efficiently, supporting energy operations and enabling product experiences for our members.  You’ll also be brought into projects that help support new product launches.

THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT HAS FOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accounts payable: Manage vendors, invoice entry, ensuring appropriate approvals/authorizations, processing electronic banking transactions, and supporting cash flow forecasting
  • Credit Card Management: Manage Brex on-boarding, tracking receipts collections and reviewing credit card transactions and entries.
  • Bank Reconciliation: Post cash payments receipts and perform monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly Financial Close: Expense classifications for credit cards and expense reports, month end expense accruals, prepaids, cap lease roll forwards
  • Support Accounting Projects: Support various Accounting projects across new product launches and optimization of internal forecasting.

SOME YEAR 1 DELIVERABLES

  • 5 day close: To support timely CEO financial mid month review and future monthly ops reviews, the team has a goal to close in 5 days consistently every month.  
  • New Products: Participate in Accounting’s support of new product launches.

SUCCESS METRICS

  • Optimize the Weekly AP process and ensure no missed payments.
  • Successful 5 day close on a consistent basis.
  • Accounting team provides continuous support to new product launches.

DESIRED TRAITS

  • Integrity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Willingness to learn
  • Solution oriented
  • Attention to detail

EXPERIENCE

  • Must Have
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Knowledge of accounts payable processes
    • Extreme attention to detail
    • Demonstrated experience meeting tight deadlines and managing multiple priorities 
  • Nice to Have
    • 1-2 yrs of accounting work experience ideal
    • CPA
    • Public accounting
    • Early stage company/start up
    • Netsuite Experience a plus

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

3402 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

An Insider's view of Inspire

How does your team reward individual success?

Each month we award an "Avenger of the Month". This is an employee that embodies one of our values: Own It, Study It, Coach It, Live It.

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What are Inspire Perks + Benefits

Inspire Benefits Overview

Inspire’s culture balances the serious nature and tone of a professional company with the move-fast-and-execute tone of a rapidly growing emerging tech company. We believe in working hard and producing, but doing it in a positive and friendly environment where collaboration is rampant.

Inspire calls its employees Avengers. It’s a team out to even the score on behalf of the common man, to challenge the status quo and confront apathy and old-world bureaucracy. Every Avenger lives for the mission: To build the world’s most consumer-focused clean power platform and inspire a connected moment towards a brighter energy future. Avengers are scrappy, restless, humble and committed to balancing passion with purpose and profit.

Inspire offers competitive compensation and equity packages, plus benefits such as health, vision, life, and dental insurance - Not to mention, unlimited vacation, 401(k) plan, a dog friendly workplace & LOTS of cupcakes!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Inspire provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Inspire sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Full-time Inspire employees receive unlimited PTO.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Inspire offers relocation assistance for certain roles.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Inspire offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Inspire hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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