Staff Accountant

United States /
Finance – Accounting /
Staff Accountant
Location: US Remote*

We are SigFig. We empower everyone to achieve their life goals and ambitions with intuitive and customer centric financial solutions. It takes extraordinary people to disrupt decades of legacy financial practices to reimagine solutions to serve customers at scale.

We are committed to building impactful financial solutions that are accessible and affordable to everyone. Using a combination of design, data science, and technology, we help provide people with financial advice and guidance they need to achieve their life goals. Whether it’s through our direct to consumer or business to consumer products through partnerships with some of the world’s largest and most innovative financial institutions like Wells Fargo, UBS, and Citizens Bank, SigFig seeks to help consumers and institutions make better financial decisions.

We are guided by our core values: Customer Delight, Make It Happen, Through Thick & Thin, Think Big, and We Over Me. Read more about our core values and how we live them every day on our website here

Headquartered in San Francisco, we also have amazing talent solving interesting problems across our offices in Calgary, Tucson, Singapore, and New Delhi. Come thrive at SigFig!

The Opportunity: Staff Accountant 
As  SigFig’s next Staff Accountant, you will play a key role in recording daily transactions, supporting month-end close processes,  maintaining financial procedures, and confirming compliance through preparation of quality financial reports. This position requires attention to detail, efficiency, and advanced analytical and excel skills. As a staff accountant you will be expected to  support your accounting team on a daily basis, during audits, and ad hoc projects. You will work with a senior accountant and report directly to our Controller/Director of Accounting.

You will truly enjoy what they do, be flexible and communicative, and relish learning new things. This role will have cross-functional interaction to drive strategies down to execution while keeping up the pace of SigFig. This is you!


    • Assist in daily data entry for cash and credit cards
    • Assist with day-to-day, monthly, and year-end operations of the accounting and finance department
    • Assist with the month-end and year-end close process, journal entries, accruals, prepayment amortization, and bank reconciliation
    • Prepare financial reporting including internal reports and financial analysis
    • Assist with continuous process improvement and development of automated systems including implementation and enhancements to AR/Billing tools
    • Processing and payment of vendor invoices, ensuring accurate allocation in accordance with GAAP
    • You'll work closely with the Accounting team and other cross-functional stakeholders in general corporate accounting matters and ad hoc projects as needed
    • Streamline existing policies, processes, controls, and recommend value-adding changes; initiate, assist, and implement automation whenever possible

Ideal SigFigian for this Role

    • 2+ years of accounting experience (CPA is a plus, not required)
    • You are efficient, tech-savvy and strong in Excel
    • Strong knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Quickbooks Online and Concur Expense)
    • The ability to work independently in a team environment and prioritize deadlines, previous start-up experience is a plus
    • You're always looking for ways to improve how we operate and have excellent organizational skills and an eye for detail
    • Quick and relentless learner that's not afraid to dive into complex projects and high-volume transactional processing that requires critical thinking 
    • Able to work cross-functionally and hungry to learn and grow and define the culture of a company

Perks and Benefits

    • Competitive Benefits Package
    • Flexible PTO
    • 401K with Company Match
    • $1,000 Yearly Wellness Benefit
    • $1,000 bonus for opening a account
    • Mobile/Internet subsidy
    • Employee Recognition Program
    • And more!
*Please note: This role allows for remote work in the US. We are able to consider candidates for employment in the following states: Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

Founded in 2007, SigFig is backed by premier venture capital firms, including Bain Capital Ventures, DCM Ventures, Nyca Partners, and Union Square Ventures as well as leading financial institutions including Wells Fargo, UBS, Santander, New York Life, Eaton Vance, and Comerica. We've raised $110 million to support our growth as the #1 online investment advisor for large financial institutions.

© Nvest. All rights reserved, SigFig is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply.

San Francisco Applicants: SigFig will consider applicants with arrest and conviction records (criminal histories) in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.