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Senior Accountant - San Francisco

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Who Are We?

Postman is the world's leading collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API & streamline collaboration to help create better APIs—faster. More than 25 million developers & 500,000 organizations worldwide use Postman today. After receiving Series D funding in 2021 & releasing our biggest & best version ever of Postman in September 2022, we continue to strive humbly towards our mission of 100 million connected developers & serving companies as they seek to innovate in an API-first world. 

P.S: We highly recommend reading The "API-First World" graphic novel to understand the bigger picture and our vision at Postman.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Accountant, you have in-depth knowledge of GAAP principles, proficiency in accounting systems, and strive for operational excellence.  You show strong motivation to contribute to the achievement of an efficient monthly, quarterly, annual close, and financial reporting process. You are also detail oriented, and possess the ability to deliver results under deadlines as well as work effectively cross-functionally in a rapidly changing environment.

This position is an individual contributor role with high visibility to leadership, reporting to the Assistant Controller. This role will be hybrid, based out of San Francisco/Bay Area

What You’ll Do

  • Own assigned areas of the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes, including preparing journal entries and reconciliations related but not limited to cash, revenue, stock-based compensation, commissions, consolidations, and various accruals
  • Prepare and analyze monthly and quarterly balance sheet and income statement fluctuations
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements, footnotes and related tie-outs, including coordination of related support
  • Combine GAAP accounting knowledge, operational experience and critical thinking to problem-solve
  • Assist with ad-hoc system and process improvement projects in design, discovery, and testing
  • Support quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Develop, support, and help maintain strong internal control policies and procedures as we continue to operationalize our overall close process

About You 

  • BA/BS degree with CPA, or CPA eligible
  • 7+ years of accounting experience in accordance with US GAAP
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently and balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously

Nice to Have

  • Experience in SAAS industry, strongly preferred
  • Experience with ASC 842 (Leases), 606 (Commissions/Revenue), 985/350 (Cap Software), and 718 (Stock Based Comp)
  • Prior accounting or assurance experience within consultancy or Big Four
  • NetSuite experience a plus 

Our Values

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency & honest communication about not only successes, but also failures. In our work, we focus on specific goals that add up to a larger vision. Our inclusive work culture ensures that everyone is valued equally as important pieces of our final product. We are dedicated to delivering the best products we can.

What Else?

This role is based in San Francisco and the reasonably estimated salary for this role ranges from $102,000- 138,000, plus a competitive equity package Actual compensation is based on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition to our pay-on-performance philosophy, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including full medical coverage, flexible PTO, wellness reimbursement, and a monthly lunch stipend. Salaries will vary outside of of the listed metropolitan areas & the U.S.

Equal Opportunity

Postman is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Postman does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Postman will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Postman.

Postman will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records where directed under applicable law, such as pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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