Accountant

| Philadelphia, PA, USA +2 more | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 60,000-84,000 Annually
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Taskrabbit will never use text or chat applications to conduct interviews. We have a thoughtful and interactive interview process that includes an initial recruiter phone screen and several video-based interviews with our hiring teams. Communications will always be conducted by taskrabbit.com domain names.

About Taskrabbit:

Taskrabbit is a marketplace platform that conveniently connects people with Taskers to handle everyday home to-do’s, such as furniture assembly, handyman work, moving help, and much more.

At Taskrabbit, we want to transform lives one task at a time. As a company we celebrate innovation, inclusion and hard work. Our culture is collaborative, pragmatic, and fast-paced. We’re looking for talented, entrepreneurially minded and data-driven people who also have a passion for helping people do what they love.

Together with IKEA, we’re creating more opportunities for people to earn a consistent, meaningful income on their own terms by building lasting relationships with clients in communities around the world.

  • Taskrabbit is a remote-first company with employees distributed across the US and EU
  • 5-time Best Places to Work in 2022 by BuiltIn. Including Best Companies in SF, Best Mid-Sized Companies, and Best Benefits
  • DataBird journal’s “Best Places” Best Companies for Diversity, #1 2019 and 2020
  • DataBird journal’s “Best Places” Best Companies for Women, #4 2019 and #1 2020

This role will be remote first with limited travel through August 2025 with the expectation that employees will begin working 2 days per week in our dedicated office space in Philadelphia starting September 2025.

About The Role 

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Accounting, the Accountant will play an active role in our lean and mighty accounting team by providing daily operational support to the organization. You will be responsible for ensuring transactions are recorded in alignment with US GAAP and internal accounting policies, as well as collaborating with stakeholders to streamline our month-end close process. In addition, you will have the opportunity to help us build a strong infrastructure and participate in ad hoc projects to support growth and scale. You are a highly motivated, technically proficient person with a strong sense of ownership and business ethics to deliver quality work on a daily basis. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly close activities, including preparing and posting journal entries related to prepaid, fixed assets, and accruals 
  • Prepare bank/credit card reconciliations, and balance sheet reconciliations for various domestic and foreign entities
  • Prepare reporting schedules, providing commentary and variance analyses
  • Assist with accounts payable including vendor inquiries
  • Manage accounts receivable, including generating invoices and applying cash receipts
  • Assist with the administration of our expense reporting system
  • Assist with internal and external audits by gathering the requested information
  • Prepare 1099s and other year-end processes
  • Proactively identify process inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvements
  • Coordinate with cross-functional partners to facilitate streamlined accounting processes
  • Assist with developing and improving accounting policies and processes as the business evolves
  • Assist with any special projects as needed (including documentation, system implementations, and process improvements)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting or finance 
  • 2+ years of progressive experience in public accounting or industry experience 
  • Experience using Netsuite, Looker, Bill.com (for A/P) and Google Sheets
  • Ability to leverage technology to manipulate and understand large data sets
  • Experience with international accounting a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills 
  • Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Interested in rolling up their sleeves to help create processes from scratch and modify existing processes as necessary in a changing environment
  • Must live within 1.5 hour commute from Philadelphia or be willing to relocate to the area

Compensation & Benefits:

At Taskrabbit, our approach to compensation is designed to be competitive, transparent and equitable. Total compensation consists of base pay + bonus + benefits + perks.

The annual gross pay range for this position is $60,000 - $84,000. This range is representative of base pay only, and does not include any other total cash compensation amounts, such as company bonus or benefits. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed above, and will be determined by factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, qualifications, geography, and level.

You’ll love working here because:
  • Taskrabbit is a Remote-First Company. We value flexibility and choice but also stay committed to regular in-person connection.
  • The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams -- people you can be proud to work with!
  • The Diverse Culture. We believe that we make better decisions when our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Women make up half of our leadership team and our diversity representation is above that of the tech industry average.
  • The Perks. Taskrabbit offers US employees employer-paid health insurance and a 401k match with immediate vesting. Taskrabbit offers EU employees medical insurance. We offer all of our global employees, generous and flexible time off with 2 company-wide closure weeks, Taskrabbit product stipends, wellness + productivity + education stipends, IKEA discounts, reproductive health support, and more. Benefits vary by country of employment. 

Taskrabbit’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

An Active Commitment to Equity within our Company and Platform.

We are an inclusive community where all who share our mission and values belong. Our anti-racist culture actively strengthens the knowledge, understanding, and awareness of underrepresented experiences and our ongoing allyship commitment. Our diverse team represents the communities we serve, breaking down systemic barriers, and transforming lives- one action at a time.

Taskrabbit is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Taskrabbit is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. 

Taskrabbit will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. 

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An Insider's view of Taskrabbit

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

Throughout my time at Taskrabbit, I’ve always found it easy to maintain a work-life balance. Even on a team where my colleagues are spread across several different timezones, I’ve seen our leadership take great care to ensure meetings, deadlines and general workload don’t upset the balance we're all trying to achieve with our careers and home life.

Saidah

Tasker Associate

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Taskrabbit presents me with endless opportunities to take on more challenges. If I want to own something, I often have the chance to volunteer and take it on, and my manager also looks out for projects that fit my growth trajectory. As an Engineering Director, I am nothing without the support of my team, who I absolutely love.

Katie

Director, Engineering

How does the company support your career growth?

TR has a robust history of internal promotions and up-skilling. Design at TR is guided by our four commitments and the needs of the people that use our product.
Designers use feedback as a learning opportunity to become better versions of ourselves, while using our career growth ladder as a guide.

David

Manager. Product Design

What are Taskrabbit Perks + Benefits

Taskrabbit Benefits Overview

Taskrabbit's philosophy on benefits and perks is inclusive and thinks of the full person. We offer benefits that support both employees and their families, however they may define that for themselves.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person revenue kickoff
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
50%+ of our leadership team are women and our management team is made up of 80%+ people from historically underrepresented communities.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
We have 14 affinity and employee resource groups!
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
100% employee paid
Vision insurance
100% employee paid
Health insurance
100% employee paid
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Ginger and Headspace to name a couple!
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Immediate vesting from day one!
Performance bonus
Pension
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training

Additional Perks + Benefits

We value the flexibility and choice needed to put life before work, especially within our distributed and remote-first environment. Our benefits and perks programs are guided by three core principles: Flexibility and Choice, Connected and Committed, and Inclusive and Equitable. We offer stipends that cover a wide array of at-home and family-focused support, including:

- Professional development stipend (coaching, conferences, certifications)
- Productivity and tech stipend (internet, equipment, ergonomic)
- Wellbeing stipend (mental, physical, spiritual)
- Reproductive Health stipend (fertility, surrogacy, adoption, abortion, trans care)

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