Accountant (Remote)


May 18, 2024

Palo Alto,

About Matroid

With the rapid growth of artificial intelligence, expert knowledge is increasingly required to use cutting edge AI techniques to solve real-world problems. At Matroid, we’re building an intuitive product that allows anyone to train and deploy computer vision models without knowing how to write a line of code.

Founded in 2016 by a Stanford professor, Matroid has raised $33.5 million from NEA, Energize Ventures, and Intel Capital, and has a broad range of customers and partners in manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, security and safety, and compliance.

We are looking for an experienced accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. As a key member of our team, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing all aspects of financial management and ensuring the integrity of our financial reporting processes.

What you’ll be doing

  • Managing accounts payable and receivable processes, including invoice processing, vendor payments, and customer invoicing.
  • Managing month-end and year-end close procedures, such as reconciliations, journal entries, and financial statement preparation.
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with accounting standards.
  • Providing strategic financial guidance to senior management, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Collaborating with other departments to provide financial insights and support business objectives.
  • Performing ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting as required by management.

How you’ll be doing it

  • Utilizing accounting software (QuickBooks) to record transactions and generate financial reports.
  • Applying strong attention to detail and analytical skills to ensure accuracy in financial data and reporting.
  • Communicating effectively with team members and stakeholders to gather necessary information and provide timely updates on accounting matters.
  • Demonstrating strong leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate financial information and insights.
  • Adhering to deadlines and prioritizing tasks to meet the demands of a fast-paced environment.
  • Exhibiting a proactive and solution-oriented approach to problem-solving, with a focus on driving process improvements and optimizing workflows.

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience, preferably in a similar industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including GAAP and financial reporting standards.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Sheets and experience with accounting software
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate self-motivation, with a proven capacity to navigate tasks and responsibilities without necessitating constant oversight or direction, thereby contributing to a streamlined and efficient workflow.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial reporting.

Bonus points if…

  • You possess a professional certification such as CPA or CMA.
  • You have experience with financial analysis and modeling.
  • You exhibit a strong work ethic and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed.

What we offer in return

  • Competitive pay and equity.
  • Gym membership reimbursement.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance with 100% paid premiums.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement, including an annual stipend.
  • Unlimited PTO all year round.
  • The chance to constantly work on stimulating intellectual challenges.
  • A flexible schedule that leaves time for all of your other interests.
  • A budget for whatever hardware or software will make you most effective.
  • Resources to learn about the cutting edge of software engineering and CV.
  • Free lunch, healthy drinks, and snacks every day – in-office only.

Matroid is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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