Senior Accountant at Caribou (Remote)

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About Caribou 

At Caribou, we’re on a mission to help people save money and take control of their car payments. Caribou does this by using technology to unlock low rates, and people to make the process easy and enjoyable. We offer a fully online application and a dedicated team to walk you through the process. We put Drivers in control.

Caribou is a hyper-growth company built by leaders from the technology, automotive, and finance industries. We’re proud to be backed by a great team of investors, including QED Investors, Goldman Sachs, Moderne Ventures, Accomplice, Link Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures and others.

About the Role

Caribou is looking for a Senior Accountant with a high level of integrity and enjoys working in a fast-paced high growth environment. As a member of Caribou’s Finance team, this person will work directly with the Accounting Manager on building a scalable accounting system & business processes to support Caribou’s next phase of growth while hyper focused on the precision of our accounting records. This role will include:

  • Ensure strict adherence to GAAP and best in class accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the month end close process by preparing and entering journal entries in accordance with pre-established deadlines.
  • Responsible for daily refinance loan activity and bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis and ensure they tie out to the general ledger.
  • Work alongside the Accounting Manager to help develop and document accounting business processes and internal controls.
  • Assist in analysis, reporting, and variance reviews against prior month and budget.
  • Support and participate in implementation of the NetSuite accounting system, including the loan tracker automation.
  • Respond to information requests, as needed.
  • Assist with other responsibilities and projects, as needed.

This role can be based out of Caribou offices in Washington, DC; Alternatively, the Senior Accountant may work remotely within a reasonable distance to the DC office as this role will require attendance at occasional in-person team meetings. As a result, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for this position.

 About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • Public accounting and/or large corporate experience strongly preferred
  • ERP systems experience required & systems implementation support a plus, Netsuite preferred
  • 3-6 years of related accounting experience
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills
  • Able to collaborate outside of the finance function
  • Possess a teamwork orientation and also be able to work independently
  • Flexibility to quickly adapt when other high priority needs cause priorities to change
  • Advanced Excel skills and be able to manage large datasets 

How we will take care of you

Everyone at Caribou is a valued team member, and we always strive to live up to our value Take Care of Each Other. Our compensation and benefits package includes: 

  • Competitive compensation: $75K-$90K base salary
  • Equity in a high-growth company
  • 401k savings program with 3% company contribution
  • Generous paid time off including: 20 days accrued PTO per year, 14 annual company holidays, 16-weeks paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and volunteer day
  • Robust wellness benefits including company-paid plans for health, dental, vision, mental health, disability and basic life insurance
  • Optional benefits to suit your individual circumstances such as HSAs, FSAs, supplemental life and medical insurance, and pet insurance
  • Up to $1,000 per year for eligible professional development expenses

Our Core Values

We come from all walks of life and are joined together by our shared values, which guide our work. This helps us improve life for our customers, our communities and our team members.

  • See people as people
  • Take care of each other
  • Commit to the mission
  • Move quickly and bravely
  • Get better every day
  • Seek truth

Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, marital status, military or protected veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above, and the scope and responsibilities are subject to change. A pre-employment background check is required as a condition of employment.

More Information on Caribou
Caribou operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Denver, CO and Washington, DC. Caribou was founded in 2016. It has 385 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees, Daily sync and Open door policy. To see all 27 open jobs at Caribou, click here.
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