Accountant

Dwolla

Des Moines, IA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/15/2021
  • Website: dwolla.com
  • Company Address: Financial Center, #1830, Des Moines, IA, 50309

About Dwolla

Dwolla is a payment network that allows any business or person to send, request and accept money. We're not like those other big payment companies that rely on plastic cards and charge hefty fees.

Job Description

Dwolla is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Des Moines and has been recognized by Fast Company as ‘one of the world’s most innovative companies.’ Joining the team at Dwolla means you will be entering a unique, open, and fast-paced working environment, located right in downtown Des Moines. You will join our team in building the ideal platform to move money simply and securely, giving businesses the tools they need to access the ACH network and improve their payments process.
 
The Accountant will provide support to the Accounting and Finance department by performing day to day accounting functions, as well as operational internal controls.  The Accountant will also work closely with cross-functional teams such as Sales and Client Success.

Responsibilities:

    • Record daily financial activity, creating and entering journal entries as necessary
    • Ensure that invoices are recorded accurately and paid 
    • Ensure revenue is recorded properly; assist Client Success team with collections as necessary
    • Work closely with other members of the Finance team during the month-end close process
    • Assist in the creation and analysis of financial statements
    • Ensure daily ACH files are transmitted successfully
    • Work closely with Risk & Compliance and Client Success teams to resolve transaction issues
    • Perform daily internal controls related to Dwolla’s proprietary payment platform
    • Maintain accurate accounting records 
    • Perform ad hoc accounting / financial reports as needed

Knowledge & Experience:

    • Comfortable in being flexible in a fast-paced, always changing environment
    • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and take ownership to meet deadlines
    • Excellent verbal, written and time management skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance 
    • Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of accounting experience
    • Ideal candidate will have experience in ACH operations
    • Understanding of accounting principles to ensure accuracy and compliance 
    • Ability to identify anomalies or errors and make decisions based on findings
    • Microsoft Excel proficient 
    • Quickbooks experience preferred, but not required
Perks to working at Dwolla:
 
- Competitive salaries
- Stock Options
- 401K
- Generous Paid Time Off
- 12 weeks paid parental leave
- Paid parking or public transportation stipend
- Medical, dental & vision insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Medical leave
- Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Casual dress
 
At Dwolla, we hold the core belief that the best teams are built by the inclusion of diverse ideas, experiences, and people.
 
Join our team and bring your unique perspective to help build the ideal platform to move money simply and securely.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.