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Senior Accountant

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, and Twitter.

 

We are seeking a hands-on Senior Accountant to join our Accounting Department. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and organized and has the proven ability to adapt well in a small, fast-paced, entrepreneurial and diverse team. Reporting to the Director of Accounting, you will have significant responsibility for managing several key business processes, including key month-end close activities.  This position also supervises two members of the accounting team.

 

What you’ll do

  • Oversee cash flow for multiple bank accounts and ensure accounts are reconciled on a daily and monthly basis
  • Maintain records for multiple balance sheet accounts including fixed assets, prepaids, and accruals, including performing reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Collecting, tracking and recording of subscription and advertising revenue and receivables
  • Review accounts payable and expenses and approve payments
  • Review payroll prior to payment in conjunction with the People team and ensure payroll entries are properly recorded in the general ledger
  • Review, record and reconcile the consolidation of a subsidiary on a monthly basis
  • Assist with compliance, including audits and filing various tax returns with external CPA firms
  • Effectively researching, tracking and resolving accounting or documentation discrepancies
  • Assist to develop improved processes and policies and to drive financial discipline across the company
  • Assist the Director of Accounting with technical accounting research and other activities as requested
  • Manage and mentor two members of the team

 

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business required; CPA a strong plus
  • 4-6 years accounting experience, with at least 2 years of public accounting experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience using QuickBooks, NetSuite, or similar ERP systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in managing and mentoring a team
  • Self-motivated, personable, organized, and a team player