Senior Accountant

| Santa Monica
About the Senior Accountant at Headspace:
We are looking for an intelligent, motivated, detail-oriented individual to handle a variety of
accounting roles, including accounting, financial management, and spreadsheet analysis. The
ideal candidate will be system savvy, meticulous, personable, and able to both take direction and
take initiative. The position reports to the Senior Accounting Manager and will interact regularly
with the Controller and VP Finance.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Hands on involvement and integral contributor to the full cycle accounting process for multiple entities (in multiple currencies) and consolidated financial statements
  • Maintain overall accuracy and integrity of the general ledger, and ensure financial statements are US GAAP compliant
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate internal controls, including ensuring appropriate approvals are received on invoice processing and payment
  • Oversee accounts payables, T&E, and purchasing and coding to the appropriate department
  • Participate in the timely preparation and completion of month end, quarter end and year end closing activities
  • Prepare monthly recurring journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Prepare income statement and balance sheet variances analyses
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Assist the Senior Accounting Manager in banking/treasury functions
  • Prepare and analyze daily cash trend, including recording and reconciling cash for various US and UK bank accounts
  • Prepare and track intercompany transactions
  • Manage accounting for fixed assets and leases
  • Assist with quarterly and annual business tax filings and licenses
  • Assist with the annual audits, including the preparation of schedules provided to auditors
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and minimize inefficiencies
  • Assist with special projects, as necessary

What you’ve accomplished:

  • Adept at change, and capable of innovating and assisting in the development of scalable processes to help our team
  • Ability and desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to multi-task, to prioritize work, to follow through and to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and quick to adapt to new challenges
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and execute effectively
  • Self-driven, self-starter, results oriented with the ability to work independently
  • Hands-on experience in a fast paced start up environment
  • Problem-solving, critical-thinking, and analytical skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Multinational currency experience (specifically in the UK/EU)
  • Strong team player and willing to do whatever it takes

  • Education and experience:
  • 4-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • Well-rounded technical US GAAP accounting skills
  • CPA Certification a plus
  • Proficient knowledge in Excel required
  • Proficient in ERP (NetSuite a plus) and T&E tools (Concur a plus)

How to get started: If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • MicroservicesLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404
2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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