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Intermediate Accountant

activestate84397 · 30+ days ago
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Intermediate Accountant

 

Development teams at over 85% of organizations use open-source languages in their applications, however, with software supply chain attacks tripling each year, developers need to strike a balance between productivity and peace of mind that the packages they are using are free of security and vulnerabilities. At ActiveState, we obsess about providing customers with the tools they need to innovate with confidence and ensuring their open-source integrations are current, consistent, and free of software supply chain risks.  With over 90% of the Fortune 1000 relying on ActiveState’s SaaS platform, development teams around the world are realizing unparalleled productivity gains and actionable insights into security risks.

 

ActiveState is looking for a full-time, “hands-on”, motivated, and detail-oriented individual, with experience in the software industry, to join our team as an Intermediate Accountant. 

This position is a hybrid remote/in-office. You must be an independent self-starter who can manage your schedule to meet the daily workflow requirements.

Part of the Business Operations team and reporting to the Controller, this position is a great opportunity for someone with a solid background who is eager to grow. 

If you can make Excel dance for you, have a strong understanding of full-cycle accounting and financial reporting, 5+ years of related experience, and are pursuing a CPA designation; contact us! 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Full Cycle Accounting including completion of Month-End processes and preparing monthly G/L and Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Prepare monthly Financial Reporting packages 

  • Create and maintain weekly metric reports and ad-hoc analytics as required

  • Weekly cashflow forecasting and Accounts Receivable reporting

  • Manage full-cycle commission process, including working paper maintenance, calculations, approvals and system setup as commission structures change 

  • Semi Monthly Payroll processing (CDN and US)

  • Monthly/Quarterly remittances and filings for indirect taxes reporting (GST, PST, WCB, US Sales Tax)

  • Support with audits (tax, accounting, internal controls)

  • Provide backup for other team members as required

  • Support Business Operations team in developing and implementing process improvement and system optimization

  • Keep accurate records in accordance with company standards

 

Requirements & Personal Characteristics:

 

  • Great at multitasking, detailed/accurate, strong analytical, problem-solving, and planning skills with a willingness to learn and take initiative

  • Driven - self-motivated to push things forward no matter the circumstance

  • Independent - ability to communicate effectively with the team, but also act authoritatively on your own

  • Takes pride in staying organized and quality of work and managing responsibilities and tasks without things slipping through the cracks

  • Personable - able to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, clients, and co-workers

 

Required Skills/Experience:

 

  • 5+ years of experience in full-cycle accounting and general accounting areas, such as A/P, A/R, and G/L account analysis/reconciliation

  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, or other relevant disciplines

  • Pursuing or plans to pursue CPA designation 

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Experience in ERP/accounting system 

  • Ability to stay organized, solve problems, and maintain high levels of productivity under pressure

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment

  • Fast learner who is open to feedback and a direct communication style of leadership

  • Knowledge of US GAAP is a plus

  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail and quality and a keen sense for finding solutions

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities and maintain a high level of accuracy

  • Team attitude with willingness to assist with special projects

  • A self-starter who works well independently and in a team environment

  • Resourceful - You do your best to figure things out on your own

  • A “can do” attitude and willingness to be part of a growing and changing company

  • The ability to learn/ apply new skills and computer programs

 

Working At ActiveState

ActiveState has a collaborative, respectful, and professional culture. We’re all about working together to find the best solutions and making sure that the experience of doing so is positive for everyone involved. There is a commitment from the CEO on down to making work at ActiveState a great experience for all.

Our company is a team of 60+ and growing, with half of the positions in technical roles. We maintain a set of core, overlapping hours, but we’re flexible with specific start and end times and are understanding about appointments and life events.

 Our vision is to have an ActiveState solution on every device on every planet, so we certainly don’t lack ambition! But even though we’re ambitious we don’t expect work to become your life. We know you will do your best work in a positive environment free from death marches.  For more about working at ActiveState and our Glassdoor rating go to www.activestate.com/careers.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your contact info, resume, and cover letter below. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are committed to creating a welcoming environment for everyone at ActiveState and we welcome applicants from all walks of life.

Even if you don’t feel you meet every exact requirement, we still would love to hear from you and why you think you would be an awesome addition to our team and we encourage you to apply.

Last updated on Mar 7, 2024

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