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Senior Technical Accountant


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Location: Posted: Jun 11, 2022

Job Description

Making it easy to live well — whenever, wherever At Zeus Living, we believe housing shouldn’t constrain how, where, and when you want to live. At the center of everything we do are our people—our customers, partners, and the Zeus team. That’s what our founders knew when they started Zeus Living in 2015, setting out to make renting a home easier. We strive daily to be transparent, humble, iterative, and human-centric. The goal then—and now—is to create a new, modern mode of housing, making it easy to live well—reliably, safely, comfortably, even stylishly—wherever, whenever. The Role We’re looking for a Senior Technical Accountant to join our growing Accounting and Finance team. This role will be critical to supporting our growth and will have a significant impact on our company, with the opportunity to work on multiple technical accounting projects, research to solve ambiguous problems and implement novel accounting policies and procedures. The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment, be driven to research by curiosity, work cross-functionally, and be adaptable to changing responsibilities and priorities. This position will report to the Accounting Manager.

What You’ll Do

    • Research and document analysis of technical accounting topics, adoption of new accounting pronouncements, and areas of judgment
    • Analyze accounting considerations and implications for significant or new transactions, ensuring compliance with US GAAP
    • Manage accounting reconciliations and issues on various types of complex accounts
    • Support our external financial statement audits, including preparation of reconciliations, audit requests, and managing relationships with the external auditors
    • Participate in and lead special, ad-hoc projects related to accounting and finance preparation for public-company readiness
    • Prepare and review materials for internal and external reporting on a monthly and ad-hoc basis
    • Establish and maintain a library of key accounting policies and processes consistent with industry practices and US GAAP standards
    • Provide support for company-wide efforts and departmental initiatives to build or improve processes, collaborate cross-functionally, and play a key role in the team’s ability to scale
    • Coach and develop junior team members through their daily responsibilities

What You Bring

    • Significant experience in accounting research, writing position papers and preparing disclosures and footnotes on technical accounting topics in accordance with US GAAP
    • Experience from a public accounting firm, Big 4, or a middle-market accounting firm
    • CPA and comprehensive accounting experience, preferred
    • A natural curiosity & growth mindset that is solution-oriented, researching and proposing new solutions to problems and processes, while providing management with information key to the decision-making process
    • Experience in working with an ERP system (Netsuite), including successfully enhancing and streamlining processes
    • Experience in utilizing emerging software tools to improve financial operations
    • Experience proactively identifying and leading new project initiatives
    • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel and presentation skills
    • Comfortability in a fast-paced, start-up environment

Our Benefits

    • Zeus subscribes to the philosophy of total rewards, ensuring that our people are taken care of and supported holistically:
    • Estimated yearly salary of $100,000 - $115,000*
    • A chance to own a part of the business via stock options
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) with a company match (100% of the first 3% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2%)
    • 20 paid days off per year, plus holidays. After 2 years with the company, you’ll receive 30 days per year
    • And many more...ask us about all of this on your first chat with the Talent team
*For cash compensation, we set our estimate ranges for all roles based on function and level using San Francisco rates, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts may vary from these estimates and will be ultimately determined by multiple factors including the candidate’s geographic location and career experience. As we aim for transparent and equitable compensation conversations, your recruiter will raise this point with you on your initial phone screen and we encourage you to ask any questions you might have. At Zeus Living: We believe that bringing together people who have different worldviews, personal circumstances, and experiences improves our customer service, work, environment, and one another. Diverse strengths, abilities, interests, and perspectives power the flow of innovation and creativity, which is vital to our success. We encourage people from all walks of life—all backgrounds, identities, genders, ages, races, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses—to apply. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs if they don’t meet every requirement. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply anyways. Zeus Living is an equal opportunity employer and we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. Apply for this job

About Zeus

Zeus Living is a provider of furnished housing for business and personal travel.

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