/ Kong hiring Senior Accountant in San Francisco, CA, US

Senior Accountant


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
  • Website: konghq.com
  • Company Address: 251 Post St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About Kong

Kong Inc. is a cloud connectivity company. Powering connections to build a reliable world.

We are best known as the creator and primary supporter of Kong, the most widely adopted open-source Microservice API gateway. We’re backed by a16z, Index Ventures, CRV, Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Eric Schmidt (Google), Stanford University, NEA and many others.

Job Description

Are you ready to join the API revolution?
Kong is looking for a talented Senior Accountant who is a self-starter and is ready to make an impact with a can-do attitude to join the Finance team. This role will be very hands-on in all aspects of accounting and will assist in a wide variety of projects as we scale. It will require excellent communication and organizational skills; the ability to work on cross-functional teams during the month-end close process, international accounting & consolidation, reporting and more. Strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines consistently and the ability to work under pressure is a must.

What you'll be doing:

    • Prepare journal entries, reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts to ensure transactions are processed and reported in the company’s financial system in adherence to US GAAP 
    • Perform monthly financial statement fluctuation analysis 
    • Collaborate with FP&A team to ensure accuracy of financial statements; make recommendations to correct errors as appropriate. 
    • Ability to develop, drive, implement and execute process improvements to help streamline global month-end close process 
    • Help document accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls 
    • Assist with technical accounting research with the ability to form conclusions and present findings 
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements to executives and external parties 
    • Assist in creating various support schedules for financial audits and various ad-hoc projects as needed 
    • Assist with daily cash application, A/P processing and responding to vendor inquiries 
    • Assist with reviewing expense reports within Expensify and enforcing company T&E policy 
    • Assist with customer billings and A/R collections

What you’ll bring:

    • Process-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills 
    • High attention to detail with the ability to keep the big picture in mind. 
    • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment. 
    • Results-focused, team-oriented and a strong work ethic. 
    • 4+ years of combined Accounting experience in a high-growth, dynamic environment 
    • Big Four accounting experience is a plus 
    • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field 
    • CPA preferred 
    • Experience with Netsuite, Expensify, Microsoft Excel, Salesforce 
    • Good working knowledge of US GAAP required

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.