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Data-driven general store for a world in transit

Finance/Accounting Associate

$65k – $85k • 0.01% – 0.05%
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Cargo is redefining commerce and the passenger experience, and by the end of this year we will have more store-fronts than any other chain in the U.S. We’re looking for an exceptional individual to join our finance team to help us solve challenging problems around accounting for inventory across thousands of stores and to operationally support our rapid growth. As a member of our finance team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on all parts of the finance and accounting functions, such as asset management, investor reporting, financial modeling, monthly close, AR/AP, and more. You will be working in a highly tech-driven finance department with data scientists and FinTech engineers to help us constantly optimize cashflow and profitability, and help our company move faster and faster every day.



Responsibilities

----Accounting----
* Support month-end and year-end close processes with our accountant/bookkeeper
* Support the tax filing process with our tax accounting firm
* Monitor and report on revenue recognition
* Initiate analyses of all accounting platforms, systems, and procedures
* Analyze, initiate, and implement best practices and procedures in the accounting process with our team

----Operations----
* Expense and reimbursement management
* Work with our brand partnerships and corporate development teams to track invoice payments and accelerate the A/R process
* Support operational teams in the A/P process to ensure timely payment of invoices
* Manage sales tax payments and registrations

----Finance----
* Work closely with our data science team to develop financial projections and models using our software, database, and proprietary tools
* Dig into our books and use our reporting software to recommend creative ideas to reduce costs and improve financial performance
* Analyze financial and industry trends to develop strategic recommendations for the leadership team
* Treasury and Asset Management
* Forecast short term and long term liquidity needs
* Track performance of investment funds and forex markets and provide the management team with strategic guidance on FX hedging and investment strategies

----Reporting----
* Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
* Help prepare reports on financial target vs actuals for biweekly leadership meetings

----Qualifications----
* A proven track record in a finance and accounting
* A bias towards action and fast-paced environments
* Outstanding presentation, reporting, and communication skills
* Highly organized with exceptional followthrough
* Proficient in spreadsheets and financial software applications
* Comfortability working closely with data scientists and FinTech engineers and the willingness to work with new tools
* Well informed in current financial and accounting subjects

----Nice to Haves----
* At least 1 year of experience in an operational role
* Familiarity with SQL reporting systems
* Background in forex markets, transfer pricing, and international accounting and reporting processes

----Perks & Benefits----
* 401(k) plan
* Medical, dental, and vision coverage
* Unlimited vacation policy; take time when you need it
* Tons of snacks in the office at all times!
* A great culture of collaborative and engaging coworkers

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