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Retail distribution for the digital age.

Senior Accountant

$60k – $80k • 0.01% – 0.05%
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Skupos is the data platform for the convenience retail industry. Retailers, distributors, and brands connect to the Skupos network to create value from disparate data. Convenience retail is a long-standing industry with limited technology adoption, but is responsible for more revenue annually than all of e-commerce in the United States. Skupos leverages our massive datasets to build tools that help the industry succeed.

Skupos software integrates at a retailer’s point of sale, generates analytical insights, and automates the inventory and ordering process. For distributors and CPG brands, we provide real-time visibility into consumer purchasing decisions and enable automated promotional discounts at the point of sale. We view our company as revolutionizing a brick-and-mortar industry by bringing cutting-edge technology to physical stores, and helping harness data to create a frictionless connection between millions of people and the products they need.

What You'll Do

Skupos is seeking a Senior Accountant that can assist with the day-to-day management of all financial and accounting activities and the timely and accurate preparation of our monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP. Post our Series B financing, led by Insight Venture Partners, we are establishing our accounting function that can scale with the growth of Skupos.

The Senior Accountant will interface with the Controller and VP of Finance as well as other members of the management team. This position will partner with the Controller to create the operating processes and accounting policies around A/P, A/R, payroll, invoicing, treasury, tax, and financial reporting.  The ideal candidate thinks and acts like an owner of the business, is organized, can optimize technology, is able to anticipate issues as the company grows and is willing to play a critical role in the development of the organization. This role will require someone who is comfortable in an ambiguous environment and can build the right team and processes.

• Work closely with our finance & operations team to complete Month End Close with preparation of journal entries and month-end GL account reconciliations
• Own all operating spend and be the key liaison between vendors, contractors, and 3rd parties for anything related to pay procurement
• Own invoicing, collections and revenue accounting - understand the logistics of our business to make recommendations for audit readiness
• Contribute to the development, documentation, and automation of accounting policies and procedures including but not limited to A/P, A/R, Prepaids, Accruals, and Revenue Recognition
• Partner with the Controller on technical accounting research and writing technical memos to define accounting policies
• Complete analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
• Prepare monthly investor updates and financial reporting
• Manage various aspects of external audits including the preparation of audit schedules and review of outstanding items lists
• Assist in ad-hoc analysis and presentation requests 
• We're an agile, fast-growing company and this job description isn't meant to be a complete list of your qualifications or all the things you'll do

What You Should Have

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics; CPA preferred
• Experience in public accounting
• 3-5 years of relevant work experience
• Must possess and in-depth working knowledge of GAAP, month end close processes, general and operational accounting, and financial reporting
• Fluency with accounting, tax, revenue, and payroll software
• Strong sense of ownership and curiosity to learn new skills
• Analytical, problem-solving, and advanced business acumen mindset
• Excellent time management, communications, decision making, human relations and organization skills
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and solve problems
• Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects while continuing to meet goals and deadlines
• Proven ability to independently resolve issues and recommend process improvements

What We Offer

• Competitive salary
• Equity
• Healthcare benefits
• 401K
• Commuter benefits
• Major role in a strong, small and growing product and technology team
• Be a part of a key platform of product offerings to the retail convenience store industry

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