Senior Accountant

Chicago, IL / Plano, TX / San Francisco, CA
Accounting /
Full-time /
OpenGov is home to an exceptional team - passionate about our mission to power more effective and accountable government. By bringing the OpenGov Cloud to our nation's state and local government, we’re transforming communities so they can thrive! 

Imagine yourself being able to help small business owners open their doors faster, ensuring our tax dollars are accounted for, creating safer infrastructure, modernizing the permitting process, and assisting with disaster recovery. The work you do here every day has a meaningful impact on people's lives!

🌟 OpenGov is a 2023 Top Workplaces USA award winner and a Forbes America's Best Startup Employer 🌟

Join our smart, fun, and humble team to experience the most rewarding career of your life!

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for supporting monthly, quarterly, and annual close activities, financial reporting, and owning relevant accounting policies and procedures. This individual will have a background in public accounting and will be a CPA or in the process of becoming a CPA. This role will work cross functionally across the organization.


Support monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes and completion of financial reporting deliverables, including balance sheet reconciliations and income statement analysis 
Develop, implement and maintain accounting policies, internal controls and procedures to support close requirements to efficiently support business scale working cross-functionally with FP&A, revenue ops, revenue accounting and operational teams
Own Partner fees, ACS 606 Commissions, Leases, Accruals, Fixed assets and Prepaid accounting processes
Collaborate with internal stakeholders across the organization 
Supervise an accounting operations specialist
Collaborate cross-functionally with and support our business partners , including FP&A by providing financial insights and relevant reporting
Supports t acquisition integrations

Requirements and Preferred Experience:

BA degree in accounting required
CPA or working towards becoming a CPA required
4+ years of experience is required
Public accounting experience is required
Experience within Tech industry is preferred
Good understanding of financial statements and reporting requirements required
Experience in accounting for Fixed Assets, Accruals, Prepaids, Leases, and ACS 606 Commissions is preferred
Strong communication and interpersonal skills required
Experience with NetSuite is a plus

$100,000 - $140,000 a year
Other Compensation: Bonus eligible

The final compensation will be determined by a number of factors such as qualifications, expertise, and the candidate’s geographical location.
What makes OpenGov unique

» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and SF and Silicon Valley Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!

» Growth: Record breaking growth with 1,800+ governments (and counting) using our products. Click here to read more.

» Culture: Winner of 2023 Top Workplaces USA award, Awarded Top 25 Cloud Companies to Work For, Winner of Forbes 2022 Best Startup Employers, 50 Best Workplaces award. Check out our Careers Video!

» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, annual wellness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!

» Product: Named to the GovTech 100 (seven consecutive years), we are the leader in cloud software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.

» Mission Driven: We are a technology company with a passion for the mission. We're powering more effective and accountable government.

Come join us and make a positive social impact!

OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.