Senior Accountant at DefinedCrowd

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Senior Accountant

Job description

What do we do?

 

DefinedCrowd Corporation is a company based in Seattle, WA, USA, with R&D centers in Lisbon and Porto, Portugal, and Tokyo, Japan. We offer efficient data workflows that enable data scientists to collect, synthesize, enrich and structure training data. We do this by combining human-in-the-loop, automatic tools, and machine learning capabilities to accelerate enterprise machine learning and Artificial Intelligence initiatives training and modeling. Our value proposition is 95-98% quality, speed (5-10x faster than competition), and scale (70 languages and dialects covered). With strong expertise in speech and natural language processing technologies, the company has been serving top AI companies and Fortune 500 companies since day one.

 

How can you help?

 

As a senior accountant, you will support various aspects of our accounting and reporting process with a focus on sales, revenue recognition, internal controls and financial reporting.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support various aspects of our accounting and reporting process with a focus on sales, revenue recognition, internal controls and financial reporting.
  • Overall management of the Company’s sales transaction cycle including customer due diligence, revenue recognition, invoicing, and collections.
  • End-to-end process ownership to support finance and business partners in accounting for customer transactions.
  • Support month-end close, annual audit, and various ad-hoc reporting needs of the business.
  • Work closely with controller and international subsidiaries to accomplish needs of the accounting organization.
  • Understand internal control design concepts sufficient to assess the effectiveness of controls in their area and to design new processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities.
  • Escalate risks and issues as necessary to leadership.
  • Demonstrate strong sense of ownership.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify process improvement and automation opportunities to drive positive change across the organization.
  • Enhance partnerships between Accounting and various business and IT groups.
  • Work closely with the Company’s Business Units and Departments to understand and document processes throughout the accounting organization.
  • Support the development of accounting policies for emerging areas of the business.

Requirements

Degree in accounting or related field

Three to five years of related work experience

Working knowledge of internal controls and a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency

Proficiency in US GAAP including working knowledge of ASC 606

Natural propensity for organization and an aptitude for information technology

 

Preferred Qualifications
 

  • CPA (or equivalent)
  • Public accounting experience with Big Four accounting firms (Deloitte, PWC, EY, KPMG) or second-tier national firm
  • Experience with researching and documenting support for accounting conclusions
  • Operational accounting experience working with a fast-paced, high-tech start-up or complex company
  • Experience with NetSuite, Oracle, Sage, SAP or comparable ERP system
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent analytical skills

What do we offer?

  • Amazing career development opportunities in a high growth international company;
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package;
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and a healthy working environment;
  • International and diverse teams (25+ nationalities across 3 countries).
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks

Location

111 W. John St., Seattle, WA 98119

An Insider's view of DefinedCrowd

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“The best thing about working for DefinedCrowd is the culture and showing respect towards one another. Everyone genuinely enjoys coming to work every day, and this is what I appreciate the most.”

Xiaoting

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

"What makes DefinedCrowd stand out from other companies is that every employee has a stake in the company’s success. We're very team-driven and collaborate towards our shared vision of a smarter AI. We love what we do, and this shows in the strong relationships we build with each other and our customers.”

Julie

Senior Technical Product Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

“Being part of DefinedCrowd is more than just a job, it’s about exploring boundaries, tackling challenges and shaping the future. You are valued for your contribution and evaluated on your merit. AI and big data is the new land of opportunity, and with DefinedCrowd, these opportunities are there for the taking.”

Daan

Director of Customer Success

What are DefinedCrowd Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Acme Co. employees receive between 15 and 15 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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