Senior Accountant

| Seattle
Highspot’s accounting team is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to support our day-to-day global accounting and monthly close processes. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a well-funded company in hyper-growth mode. This is a hands-on position that will assist with driving the improvement of tools, processes, and procedures to allow the company to rapidly scale. The role is based in our Seattle Headquarters and reports to the Senior Director of Accounting.
Responsibilities
  • Ownership of several global accounting department functions and processes
  • Manage full cycle accounting and compliance for one or more foreign entities
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile all high-risk accounts and activity
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results in compliance with GAAP principles
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status including suggesting ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on accounting and close management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Mentor accounting staff and assistants including planning and reviewing staff’s work
  • Partner with Finance in financial standards setting and the budget-to-actual close process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce close results according to schedule
  • Assist with the review and oversight of tax audits and compliance filings
  • Support internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Liaise with the Senior Director of Accounting and Accounting Manager to improve financial procedures
  • Work on a variety of special projects as needed
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • Mix of public and private accounting with progressive increases in responsibility
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, including financial statement preparation and subject matter expertise in more than one technical ASC topic relevant to software companies.
  • International Accounting experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Experience implementing general ledger and/or other accounting systems and software strongly preferred
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills including excellent communication skills, both written, and verbal
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize accordingly in a rapidly changing environment
  • Flexible, organized, and detail oriented
Benefits
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible work and vacation schedules
  • Transportation benefits
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks
  • Free catered Friday lunches
  • Team building outside of the office
  • Company bonding events throughout the year
  • Opportunities to attend trade shows, conferences, and industry events
  • Open office, based in the heart of Seattle
  • Great views of the city and Puget Sound
  • Meaningfully contribute to a compelling vision
About Highspot
Highspot helps sales teams improve customer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. From content optimization and performance analytics to in-context training, guided selling, and more, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, sales teams are able to stay connected to the best-performing content for each opportunity, customize and optimize their content, and more effectively engage with their customers and prospects. With 90 percent average monthly recurring usage and global support in over 125 countries, Highspot is the sales enablement industry's most trusted solution.
Equal Opportunity Statement
We aim to build an inclusive workforce. If you’re passionate about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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An Insider's view of Highspot

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Highspot fosters an environment of equality, support, and enthusiasm. My opinions and ideas are always appreciated, and I'm enabled to grow as an engineer and do work that adds real value to the product.

Natalie

Front End Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

It is a very supportive, collaborative environment that really pushes me and everyone on the team to do their best work. When we aren't engaged in white board sessions, we bond over frequent coffee and macaron outings. I feel inspired every day when I come to the office.

Kelly

Senior Visual Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

You must be ready and willing to learn. Highspot employs some of the most intelligent and thoughtful people I've ever worked with. When we're presented with a challenging problem, we don't get frustrated, we see an opportunity and tackle it.

Ian

Senior Technical Product Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to transform the way millions of people work by building beautifully designed software with a spark of magic. From Highspot’s beginning, we have focused on building a team of people who collaborate across boundaries and an environment where people are free to bring their full selves to the office every day.

Robert

CEO and Co-Founder

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

One of my favorite things about working at Highspot is that we work hard, but have fun doing it. Personally, it's easy to be creative around such great energy. It's been an incredible experience watching us grow and create new career possibilities with people who help bring out the best in each other.

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Friends outside of work
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Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
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Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
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Company Equity
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Generous Parental Leave
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Commuter Benefits
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