Senior Staff Accountant (Washington, DC)

Washington, DC /
Finance /
/ Hybrid
Position: Senior Staff Accountant
Company: Inspiration Mobility
Location: Washington, DC
Work Model: Hybrid - Tues-Thur in office; Mon, Fri remote
Type: Full-Time
Eligibility: Inspiration is unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role

About Us:
Inspiration Mobility is accelerating the transition to an all-electric transportation future by providing a comprehensive EV fleet-as-a-service solution to commercial fleets, including Fortune 500 companies, taxi and for-hire-vehicle operators, venture-backed mobility companies, and many others. Inspiration delivers EV procurement and financing, state-of-the-art charging infrastructure deployment, and fleet operations services, providing companies with a seamless, cost-effective transition to zero-emission electric transportation. Backed by three leading energy and infrastructure investors, we aim to dramatically accelerate fleet electrification in North America while building the leading investment platform focused on the EV transition.

The Senior Staff Accountant will ensure effective Accounting and Treasury operations at a rapidly growing company. This role will partner with Finance and Operations to ensure Inspiration’s accounting is completed with unwavering accuracy and build processes required for an exceptional Treasury function. Reporting to the Director, Accounting, the Senior Staff Accountant will work closely with Inspiration’s Finance and Operations teams, customers, vendors, advisors, and banking partners.  

As the Senior Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for:

    • Maintaining financial records and general ledger accounts 
    • Preparing journal entries and assisting with monthly close processes 
    • Producing error-free financial statements and reporting for internal and external stakeholders 
    • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations 
    • Ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP 
    • Preparing documentation and support for external auditors and other third parties 
    • Reviewing and recommending modifications to accounting systems and procedures 
    • Developing, refining, and owning short and long-range cash forecasts 
    • Tracking cash transactions and reporting in accordance with regulations, objectives, and policies established by Inspiration, lenders, banking partners, and regulatory agencies 
    • Creating and documenting Treasury standard operating procedures and updating as required 
    • Developing, refining, and owning third party reports and associated cash movements for Inspiration debt servicing obligations 
    • Maintaining relationships with operational bank counterparts 
    • Creating and sending capital calls or debt draw requests to third parties 

Desired Profile:

    • 4+ years experience in a role related to accounting  
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar quantitative discipline
    • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP 
    • Excellent working proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint including ability to write detailed formulas in Excel, or demonstrated experience learning advanced skills in spreadsheet or other data analysis software 
    • Experience documenting or automating standard processes and/or exposure to commercial banking transactions and associated controls strongly desired 
    • Acts at all times in a way consistent with Inspiration's core values (see below) 

Our Core Values:
Inspiration’s culture is based on a shared respect for our core values described HERE.  Fit with these values is a critical component of our hiring process, and employees are expected to demonstrate these behaviors in their interactions with colleagues, customers, and all stakeholders. An assessment of how each employee has exhibited our values is an important part of our performance review process.  

Our Commitment to You:
Inspiration embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the greater our impact will be! 

All offers of employment are contingent upon positive references and a successful background check.

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