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Austin, Texas

Accountant


Next Insurance is a fast-growing 290+ person startup based in Silicon Valley and is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful outcomes. Our mission is to transform insurance for small businesses by combining world-class technology and phenomenal customer service to offer better insurance at a lower price. Next has raised over $380 million from top-tier investors and is the valley’s latest unicorn, valued at over $1 billion.

Next is well-positioned to become the leader in the $140 billion small business insurance market because we offer a 100% online experience that is tailored to unique business needs, and we get customers insured in minutes - something no one else does. Despite the size of the market, the experience of buying small business insurance has not caught up with best practices instituted in other industries like banking, lending, and even personal lines insurance. There is still a lot of paper involved, purchasing a policy can take days or even weeks, and the coverage is so complex that it’s hard for entrepreneurs to understand what they are buying. We're here to change that. Our goal is to make insurance simple, affordable, and transparent for small businesses so they can stop worrying about insurance and focus on running their businesses.

We are looking for an Accountant to join our Finance team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-funded company in hyper-growth mode and grow your career. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you will run the day to day accounting functions, participate in month-end close, and implement accounting policies and procedures. You’ll be participating in the development of tools, processes and procedures to allow the company to scale. The duties of the position will require application of accounting experience and financial analysis skill.

Responsibilities:

Handle full-cycle accounts payable process, including processing invoices for payment ensuring they have proper approvals and sufficient support, and are coded to the proper GL accounts.

Participate in the month-end close process including accruals and account reconciliations.

Support compliance and regulatory filings with local, state, and federal government tax reporting requirements.

Contribute to the budget and forecast review process.

Support international accounting and compliance.

Follow policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP.

Assist with internal and external company’s audits.

Assist with year-end 1099 preparation and verification.

Assist with ad-hoc projects.

Assist operating business units with accounting and reporting related matters.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and/or Accounting, or another relevant field

CPA or CPA candidate preferred

2-3 years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility, preferably at a rapidly growing tech company

Public CPA firm experience preferred

Experience with the financial close process

Strong knowledge of US GAAP, experience in Technical and Operational accounting

Strong system skills with ERP systems as well as Microsoft Office products

A high degree of reliability and integrity

Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities

Team player with strong interpersonal skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills

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