Staff Accountant


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 01/21/2021
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  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Current

We are a leading U.S. challenger bank built to meet the needs of people with unique lives who have been overlooked by the traditional banking industry. Our proprietary Current Core technology allows us to provide premium banking services for everyone, regardless of age or income, and improve the financial outcomes of our members without overdraft fees, minimum balance requirements, or hidden fees.

Job Description

Staff Accountant

Current is a leading U.S. challenger bank serving people who have been overlooked by traditional banks and one of the fastest growing fintechs with over 2 million members. Headquartered in NYC, our results-driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster and empowers everyone on our team to have an impact on our business and our mission to improve financial outcomes for our members.

About the role:

We are looking for a Staff Accountant to help manage and support our Accounting & Finance department. The ideal candidate will have experience to effectively leverage software tools such as Excel to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of their processes. In addition, the candidate has strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, internal controls, and experience working with external auditors. They are an analytical thinker with a data driven background that supports cross-functional work streams. 


  • Assist in month-end close process and other assigned department related tasks, as necessary.
  • Ensure data integrity for assigned accounts including understanding of required upstream internal controls over financial reporting 
  • Book monthly journal entries and prepare related account reconciliations 
  • Assist with analyzing financial results on a monthly basis and report on variances versus plan and prior periods to efficiently report results to upper management and internal business partners
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Assist in the calculation, presentation and communication of company wide KPI’s 
  • Assist in the development of SOX compliant documentation of internal controls 
  • Assist with external audit requests 
  • Actively maintain and review designated General Ledger accounts and activity 
  • Support business processes by partnering with other departments 
  • Consistently evaluate areas for process improvement and automation
  • Partake in ad hoc accounting or finance projects and analysis, as assigned 


  • 4 year(s) of relevant Accounting experience; Big Four experience highly preferred 
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Active CPA highly preferred 
  • In depth knowledge of Accounting theory and application of U.S. GAAP 
  • Experience working with a complex ERP system
  • Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various level in a clear and concise manner 
  • Proactive self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and an ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet pressing deadlines 
  • Team player with a strong work ethic 
  • Experience working with various systems including, but not limited to NetSuite, Oracle, Quickbooks is preferred


  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Discretionary bonus program 
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Medical, Dental and Vision premiums covered at 100% for you and your dependents
  • Commuter Benefits 

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