Accountant

Mountain View, CA
General/Administrative
Full-time
Cape Analytics uses AI and geospatial imagery to provide instant property intelligence for buildings across the United States. Cape Analytics enables insurers and other property stakeholders to access valuable property attributes at time of underwriting—with the accuracy and detail that traditionally required an on-site inspection, but with the speed and coverage of property record pre-fill. Founded in 2014, Cape Analytics is backed by leading venture firms and innovative insurers, and comprised of computer vision and risk analysis experts.

We believe:

*Talent is critical, but best when tempered with humility
*Self-motivation leads to the best outcomes
*Open, direct communication is a sign of respect
*Teamwork drives success
*Having fun together is an important part of the job

***Cape Analytics is an E-verify participant.***

Position Summary:

Cape Analytics is looking to bring on an in-house Accountant to develop and execute our accounting policies and processes so that we can meet our financial growth goals. This individual will be reporting to our Head of Finance & Operations and other functional leaders to ensure that our books are kept up to date and accurate for quick decision making and reporting. The Accountant must be extremely detail oriented yet efficient and have a deep understanding of GAAP.

What You'll Do:

    • Performing the monthly and quarterly close processes
    • Performing activities related to:
    • --Accounts Receivable
      --Accounts Payable
      --Payroll
      --Fixed Assets
      --Cash Management and Bank Recons
      --Stock Administration
      --Multi-State Sales & Use Tax reporting
      --R&D Tax Credit
    • Processing journal entries to the general ledger
    • Reconciling bank and credit card accounts monthly
    • Working with the accounting team to close the company’s books
    • Preparing financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends as requested, in a timely and accurate fashion
    • Complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements by maintaining compliance documentation and maintaining historical records by filing documents electronically
    • Help Cape Analytics achieve a higher level of accounting hygiene to prepare company for initial finance auditHelp develop and maintain internal controls
    • Establishing and maintaining immaculate record keeping
    • Coding transactions by name and accountManage and enforcing GAAP-compliant procedures

Skills/Requirements:

    • 3 – 5 years of related experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
    • CPA, former CPA. or CPA candidate preferred
    • Strong knowledge of Corporate Finance and other accounting theory, principles and practices to include GAAP, SaaS accounting and SaaS/Software Revenue Recognition principles (ASC 605 & 606), ASC 718: Stock-Based Compensation
    • Ability to prepare and analyze financial reportsProficient in three statement financial statements
    • Mastery knowledge of Microsoft Office; accounting software including QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online and Bill.com
    • Experience with Payroll systems
    • Strong priority management skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Performing ad hoc assignments and financial analysis as needed
    • Comfort in the startup environment