Staff Accountant

Starship Technologies

United States of America / Orlando, FL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/27/2021
  • Website: starship.xyz
  • Company Address: 535 Mission 19th floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Starship Technologies

Starship Technologies builds self-driving local delivery robots.

Job Description

Starship Technologies is revolutionizing deliveries with autonomous robots. The robots are designed to deliver food,  groceries, and packages across college campuses and neighborhoods in minutes. Starship delivery robots have completed over 1.5 million autonomous deliveries to date, traveled over 2 million miles, crossed over 15 million roads, and met millions of people in cities around the world. Every day our delivery robots are completing thousands of autonomous deliveries across tens of cities and 5 countries around the world. We’re hitting records on an almost weekly basis. Now is a very exciting time to join as we grow rapidly around the world! 
 
To continue this mission and enable our further growth, we are now looking for a Staff Accountant to join our team to support the US market, including the university campuses that we operate in. You will be among the first members of our Finance team to establish and build up Finance and Accounting function in the US!

In this job role, you will get to

    • Allocate financial transaction details to subsidiary books
    • Perform all necessary account, sales, and campus reconciliations
    • Check and verify source documents such as sales reports, invoices, and receipts
    • Prepare journal entries; update, verify and maintain accounting journals and ledgers, and other financial records
    • Find and use accounting data to resolve accounting problems and discrepancies
    • Assist with campus equipment/supply procurement
    • Liaise with contacts at our Campuses
    • Follow the monthly closing checklist
    • Collate and analyze account data and generate reports
    • Maintain complete filing system to support financial records
    • Prepare weekly, monthly sales reports to Campuses
    • Assist with budget preparation
    • Reconcile and maintain assigned balance sheet accounts
    • Prepare payment files

You'll be set up for success if you have

    • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
    • 3+ years working experience in Accounting
    • Working knowledge of GAAP
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
    • Remote work experience and are able to work independently without someone constantly monitoring
    • Confidence to make improvement proposals, questioning how things are done today in a good way
    • Experience with accounts Payables/Receivables and Month-End close preferred

And of course, why join us :)

    • To start with - we at Starship are building world-changing technology to disrupt the delivery industry!
    • Our internal global Finance function was set up relatively recently, hence you'll have a lot of interesting work to do (building systems and processes) on US as well as global scale, so don't worry about getting bored
    • You will be able to work in many areas, therefore expanding your accounting knowledge
    • We have amazing colleagues to learn from and lean on
    • In addition to the competitive base salary you shall be provided with company share options, 10+ paid time off days, and great benefits plan (for you, your spouse/family - fully covered by the company)

Required qualifications that would make you successful in this role

      • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
      • 3+ years working experience in Accounting
      • Working knowledge of GAAP
      • Advanced Excel experience
 
Preferred Qualities:
    • Experience with Accounts Payables/Receivables and Month-End close
    • Remote work experience preferredExperience with Oracle Netsuite preferred
All of the above seems like something you'd like to be a part of? Then we look forward to receiving your application. Please keep in mind, this is a fully remote position that could be based out of Orlando or any other US location.
 
Apply early - we review applications on an ongoing basis!

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