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Sr. Accountant

Company: Backblaze
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

About Backblaze:Backblaze is a public company that makes storing and using data astonishingly easy. When our founding team got together, they committed to helping people save their data. Today, the Backblaze Storage Cloud provides a foundational platform around the world for a broad community of developers, IT generalists, entrepreneurs, and individuals who seek the easy, affordable, trusted solutions we provide.We've managed to nurture a team-oriented culture with amazingly low turnover. Our approach is guided by honesty, transparency, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Our customers are happy, and so are our coworkers: In the most recent "Great Place to Work" survey, 94% of our team rated Backblaze as "a great place to work." Check out what our employees are saying on Glassdoor!But while there is a lot to celebrate in our past, there is almost as much opportunity ahead of us. We are seeking a Senior Accountant! This position is hybrid, you must come in our San Mateo office twice a week!What You'll Do:Perform general ledger accounting, reconciliations, month-end close, SOX compliance, and other ad hoc tasks.Execute monthly accounting close activities and complete related deliverables.Reconciliations and conduct actual vs. actual flux analysis with an eye for detail.Coordinate and assist with external audit requests.Support external reporting process and SEC deadlines.Assist with technical accounting research and documentation of new policies and procedures.Proactively identify issues, drive continuous improvement, optimize, and automate processes/systems.Assist in special projects associated with Inventory, budgets, financial metrics, etc.System testing and provide support for implementations.Ad hoc projects to streamline operations.The Right Fit:5 - 7 years of overall accounting experience required; CPA preferred but not required.3+ years of Public Accounting experience.Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics or equivalent.GL accounting experience.Skilled with ERP systems, experience with Netsuite is a plus.Experience with equity accounting (under ASC 718) is a plus.Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP.Self-motivated team player with the capability to identify, resolve and prioritize differing business issues.Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines.Strong business acumen and experience working under fast paced environment.Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel.System implementation experience is preferred but not required.Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.Backblaze Perks:100% healthcare for familyDental and vision planCompetitive compensation and 401KRSU grants for full-time employeesESPP programFlexible vacation policyMaternity & paternity leaveMacBook Pro to use for work plus a generous stipend to personalize your workstationChildcare bonus (human children only)Fertility treatment and supportLearning & development programCommuter benefitsCulture that supports a healthy work-life balanceTo provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar-stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate location, skills, depth of work experience, and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.The base pay range for this position is $105 000 to $154 000.At Backblaze, we value being fair and good to our customers, partners, and employees. That's why diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values. We are committed to fostering a workforce where all employees feel a sense of belonging regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, socio-economic status, ability, veteran status, and education. We believe that our dedication to cultivating a diverse workspace not only allows us to better serve our customers in over 175 countries, but further reinforces our commitment to doing the right thing. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Backblaze Employee Privacy Notice.

Keywords: Backblaze, San Mateo , Sr. Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , San Mateo, California

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