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Senior Accountant

Aira


Job Details

Full-time

3/14/2024


Full Job Description

Aira is visual interpreting.

We are an assistive technology company on a mission to remove barriers and make the world more accessible. We operate 24/7/365 in three languages worldwide and provide service wherever there is an internet connection.

Our service is live, human-to-human professional assistance for people who are blind or have low vision. Using the powerful combination of a camera and the Aira app on someone’s device of choice, a professionally-trained visual interpreter (an Aira Agent) will assist by visually interpreting what is in the camera’s view or on screen, from describing to reading, from explaining to navigating – just about anything, safely and securely.

Aira is used in any industry – such as higher education, technology, retail, healthcare, transportation, and more. Our robust and growing network of partners committed to inclusion and accessibility includes airports, banks, major software companies, financial firms, retailers, and universities. With millions of calls to date, our visual interpreters empower individuals to overcome accessibility barriers every day by providing live, on-demand access to visual information.

By joining this organization, you will have a major impact on the lives of the millions of people worldwide who are blind or have low vision.

As a Senior Accountant, you'll be a cornerstone of our finance and accounting team, playing a crucial role in our corporate close process. Your expertise will guide the preparation of journal entries, manage balance sheet reconciliations, and ensure the smooth execution of our month-end processes. We're looking for a candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple priorities with precision and a keen analytical eye.

Responsibilities:

  • Process bills and review for payment in Ramp
  • Review Payroll reports prior to execution of payroll run
  • Management of Contractor payments
  • Execute journal entries, month-end reconciliations, and utilize the reconciliation system for efficient month-end processes and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Conduct in-depth account analysis to ensure accuracy and identify areas for process improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with the Controller and contribute to the close process, addressing challenges associated with the management of the monthly close process
  • Review monthly financials and provide variance analysis.
  • Assist the Controller with updating the financial package and providing departmental budget updates.
  • Assist with YE tax filings and potential audits
  • Ensure Compliance with GAAP

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience, demonstrating proficiency at the Senior Staff or Senior level, with a strong emphasis on successful month-end processes.
  • Should possess an intuitive and numbers-focused skill set with sharp critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative to move projects forward and identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Excels in the ability to comprehend and produce accurate analytical data.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to make an impact on a mission-driven business
  • Low drama, hands on culture, not impeded by process, oversight or lack of courage
  • A fun, dedicated, and hard-working team who are the magic behind our award-winning company
  • Competitive salary with significant equity options
  • Top-tier medical plan, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Unlimited PTO

Aira’s Values

  • We are powered by people
  • We pursue excellence & hold ourselves accountable for results
  • We embrace change and agility
  • We act with integrity, transparency, dignity and respect
  • We are champions of inclusion, diversity and accessibility

Aira’s Operating Principles

  • Agility: We reconsider priorities and solutions when presented with new information, scenarios, and opportunities.
  • Focus: We operate with a plan, based on our roadmap and aligned to our priorities.                        
  • Diversity: We embrace a workplace that celebrates personal differences and the way those differences make us all stronger.
  • Scalability: We expect and demand repeatable, documented processes to replace ad-hoc operations, so we can scale growth and support career movement.
  • Fiscal Responsibility: We make financial (or investment) decisions using radical optimism coupled with disciplined, fiscal conservatism.
  • Transparency: We (Employees and Agent Staff) engage in open, honest, and direct, 2-way communication because we trust one another.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: We support the community in matters related to health, employment and independent living.  This includes making our service available as broadly as possible to support these commitments.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Aira provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

At Aira Tech, we're not just developing technology; we're enhancing people's lives. If you're passionate about using your skills to contribute to our mission, we'd love to hear from you.

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