Senior Accountant

Sifted Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Sifted is looking for a candidate with a sharp analytical mind and a trailblazer spirit to manage and evolve Sifted's operations in 6+ markets. The ideal candidate for our Senior Accountant has the foundation of the big 4 accounting firm paired with experience within a high growth start-up. In this role, you will work shoulder to shoulder with the COO to develop our accounting strategy as we continue to expand. Let's work together!

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead various aspects of the accounting close process for 6+ locations under 1 entity.

  • With respect to close-related accounting activities and controls, support internal and external audits.

  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and support special projects including process improvements.

  • Support various workstreams including planning and budget preparation and consolidation, and other special projects as determined by senior leadership.

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.

  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly financial information.

  • Respond to inquiries from COO and company-wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.

  • Support payroll processes as determined by senior leadership.

  • Own expense management and approvals.

  • Process biweekly payroll for employees in the organization.

  • Coordinate and partner with outsourced accounting team.

The best candidate:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance is required

  • CPA preferred

  • Experience in managing accounting for high growth start-ups

  • 3 - 5 years of mixed experience preferred (public accounting and industry)

  • Direct experience with invoicing, A/P, and payroll preferred

  • Namely HRIS experience preferred

  • Quickbooks or similar software experience required

  • Master at Excel

  • Experience with Google applications (Gmail, Google Drive), Microsoft Office

  • Has demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks with a proven ability to meet hard deadlines

  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to create reports and analyze results

  • Has successfully led and mentored a team

  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit and is able to easily collaborate with functional teams

  • Has the ability to thrive in an unstructured, fast-moving, and constantly evolving high growth environment

Perks/Benefits:

  • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Paid Vacation

  • Progressive, inspiring, and open office + culture

  • Opportunity to build and learn with a fast-growing start-up

About Sifted

The modern tech office is innovative, lean

  • environmentally conscious. Typical corporate catering is not. Sifted set out to reimagine the office lunch hour, creating a data-driven experience that's designed for destination workplaces. Today, Sifted creates experiential lunch programs for high-growth, culture-centric companies.

Brands who want to treat their staff to chef-made, hand-delivered lunches hire Sifted to provide a daily or weekly lunch in their office. The service is fully-managed and laced with incredible attention to detail. From our professional hosts + account managers to our kitchen ninjas who take care of all dietary needs, Sifted's lunch programs feel like a perk for everyone in the office.

We have a reputation of feeding software engineers + fast growing teams better than anyone (if you have a team of your own, you know that's a skill). We're partners in helping colossal companies stay tight-knit and startups harness their natural energy.


This job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Sifted provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Employment at Sifted is considered at will, meaning that either the company or the employee may terminate this employment relationship at any time with or without cause or notice.

Offers of employment and continued employment at Sifted are contingent upon successful completion of trust + safety checks including a criminal history check, a motor vehicle record check, identity verification, food safety certification verification, and at least two reference checks.


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