Senior Accountant

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Innovate GAAP reporting process. Ensure completeness & accuracy. Provide confidence in timely financial results.

The role you'll play:

CB Insights is looking for a highly collaborative and communicative team player and self-starter who wants to grow themselves professionally to fill our Senior Accountant position. This position has multiple facets and we are interested in candidates that are eager to be part of an exciting and growing company. 

About the Finance team:

You will be a part of the finance, legal, and operations departments, a close knit team that possesses strong work ethics while knowing how to have a bit of fun along the way. Our team touches every department in the company, we assist in the growth of our organization and  improve its effectiveness.

Your main tasks:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by reconciling and analyzing account information.
  • Participation in month-end and annual financial closings. Own various month-end reconciliations and analysis.
  • Provide suggestions for improvement on existing processes, and create new ones where there are gaps. Be innovative.
  • Assists in external audit by providing schedules for general ledger.
  • Assists in sales tax calculations and payments.
  • Assist in preparation of complete, accurate, and timely financial statements.
  • Help with ad-hoc requests.

What you bring to the table:

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or Business with 4 to 7 years related general accounting experience (minimum years of experience is flexible with the right background, especially strong Big 4 / national CPA audit experience).
  • Experience with Intacct or other cloud-based ERP / strong desire to learn if no experience.
  • Proficient computer skills, including expert level Advanced Excel (very comfortable with pivot tables / VLOOKUP / SUMIFS / etc. and strong desire to constantly improve. Bonus points if you love hotkeys).
  • Hands-on experience in full cycle of monthly close (flexible if coming from 3+ years of CPA audit experience).
  • Deep understanding of GAAP is a must.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong relational mindset when it comes to thinking through the flow of data from one system to another.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.

You’ll be successful here if:

  • You want to learn more about accounting and automation processes.
  • You always ask “why” things are the way they are.
  • You are unsatisfied with manual processes. Working smart > working hard.
  • You have a mindset for scaling the department and its processes, rather than focusing on the work required to satisfy existing matters and their workarounds.
  • You are comfortable with change. The department is currently undergoing many procedural changes and deprecating the old processes to achieve expedited financial close results.

What’s CB Insights All About

The CB Insights platform is the smartest way to explore and exploit emerging technologies. We help the world’s leading companies accelerate their digital strategy and transformation with data, not opinion. Our Emerging Technology Insights Platform fuses machine and human intelligence to help you discover and manage your response to emerging technology startups and markets.

Full Time Perks:

  • Amazing culture that emphasizes Hard Work, High Standards, Hunger, Helpfulness, and Humility. Learn more here
  • A newsletter that 700k+ people follow:  Sign up here.
  • Be Healthy: Health with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day policy
  • Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
  • Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Rest and Relax: Competitive vacation and holiday plans 
  • Refuel: In-office lunch stipend, snacks/coffee

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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An Insider's view of CB Insights

What are some social events your company does?

To help foster cross team communication & collaboration, here are some things CB Insights does:

- yearly company offsite
- monthly company-wide team building events (past events include: bubble ball, game night, talent show, spelling bee, wine tasting, field day, etc.)
- monthly anniversary socials
- volunteer
- Ladies Lunches
- holiday party

Javonne

Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our team brings new datasets to the platform. A few valuable ones are patents, earnings transcript & press articles from special verticals.Instead of just surfacing the data, we run topic modeling, sentiment analysis & improving recommendation systems.The innovative way of feeding info helps clients to be sensitive to trends moving in the industry.

Shisi

Software Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

Our Sales Development Representative team has had tremendous growth over the past couple of years. Our career path is clear, we offer coaching and mentorship in order to successfully promote the team. Our SDRs know exactly what they need to accomplish in order to move up the ladder and grow both personally and professionally.

Logan

Senior Manager, Sales Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

clients and the org. Because of this, we are in a position to voice opinions that influence the product, events we host, and the intelligence we publish. With our fingers on the pulse of emerging tech, we are equipped to become strategic advisors for our customers and also the org.

Graham

Director of Customer Success

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited to accelerate our ability to ingest existing data sets. As we continue to expand our data sources, the Product and Data team have worked together to come up with solutions to manage the volume of data that enters the CBI database. I'm eager to work with engineers to start incorporating more automation to boost efficiency in our tools.

Anna

Product Manager

What are CB Insights Perks + Benefits

CB Insights Benefits Overview

Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
401k with up to 4% match
$1,000 continuing education stipend
One Medical
Unlimited sick days
Vacation + holidays
Bonusly
Bravely

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Up to $2,750 towards your FSA with up to $500 rollover.
Disability Insurance
Short-term disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Two different plan options to select from through Guardian.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
3 different plan options through Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Life Insurance
Life insurance at CB Insights is employer paid.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Gym discounts offered through Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield. Offer access to One Medical.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CB Insights 401(K) program allows employees to starting contributing their 4th month of employment.
401(K) Matching
CB Insights 401(K) program matches up to 4% of an employee's contribution with immediate vesting at 13 months of employment.
Performance Bonus
CB Insights offers a performance bonus for all non-commissioned roles based on company and personal performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CB Insights provides up to 12 weeks of maternity leave and 8 weeks of paternity leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home full-time remote for specific positions.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
We offer unlimited sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, coffee, tea and all the goldfish you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
$8 off towards seamless for lunch every day!
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
We have different culture clubs you can join including hiking and book clubs.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
$1,000 towards education stipend after you have been with us for 6 months.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Subsidized Health Insurance, 401(K) with Matching, Yearly Education Stipend, Lunch Stipend, Office Gong, Awesome Team Building Events

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