Senior Accountant

USA (Remote)
Finance – Finance /
Full-Time /
Interested in defining how AI shapes the future of work? Cresta is on a mission to make every knowledge worker 100x as effective, 10x faster and 10x better. Cresta is focused on using AI to help the workforce, not replace them. Cresta uses our patented Expertise AI to uncover expert insights from every conversation and put those insights into action with real-time coaching during customer conversations.

We’re growing fast! Spun out of the Stanford AI lab and chaired by Google-X founder Sebastian Thrun, Cresta launched in 2020. Since then, we’ve grown revenue and our team by 300%! We’ve assembled a world-class team of AI and ML experts, go-to-market leaders, and top-tier investors and advisors including Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, and former AT&T CEO John Donovan. Our valued customers include brands like Intuit, Porsche, Verizon and Mutual of Omaha and we have been recognized as a startup to watch by Business Insider, Forbes, and Gartner to name a few. We have huge ambitions and are looking for stellar candidates who have an entrepreneurial mindset and are excited to use cutting-edge AI to solve real-world business problems.

Cresta is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team! This role will be responsible for supporting our day-to-day operating activities, period-end close processes, accounting projects and other accounting initiatives. This is an individual contributor role that requires strong critical thinking, communication and project management skills. This individual will report to the Accounting Manager.

What you'll do

    • Execute period-end close activities, including the preparation of journal entries, reconciliations and other relevant working papers
    • Partner with external vendors to ensure timely and accurate set up in Cresta’s AP platform
    • Manage vendor bills to ensure they are accounted, reviewed and paid for in accordance with relevant policies
    • Review customer contracts to ensure timely and accurate invoicing and proper application of ASC 606 for revenue recognition
    • Facilitate the adoption of new accounting policies and updates to existing policies
    • Prepare financial statements and other records in accordance with U.S. GAAP
    • Lead the optimization of existing processes and procedures within the accounting team 
    • Partner with Finance to ensure accurate internal reporting of financials and analyze forecast variances
    • Support cross-functional teams to optimize operating activities and facilitate strong information flow

What we're looking for

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business
    • 2 or more years of relevant work experience in accounting or auditing
    • Strong knowledge of general accounting principles (U.S. GAAP)Strong knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external stakeholders
    • Ability to deliver high quality work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
    • Ability to be an effective individual contributor with minimal supervision
    • Ability to plan, execute and deliver projects in a timely manner
    • Experience working as an auditor at a Big 4 Public Accounting Firm
    • Experience with financial statement audits
    • Experience with an IPO process
    • Experience with internal controls
    • Active CPA license (or actively working towards attainment)
Compensation for this position includes a base salary, equity, and a variety of benefits. The U.S. base salary range for this role is $90,000 - $100,000. Actual base salaries will be based on candidate-specific factors, including experience, skillset, and location, and local minimum pay requirements as applicable. Your recruiter can provide further details.

If you want to make an impact with an amazing product, want to improve your tech skills by working with other exceptional engineers, and like to be part of an amazing international team, then you should join us. We pay an attractive salary and with the Cresta stock options, you can benefit from the company's growth.