Job Title:

Senior Accountant

Job Location:

Oakland, California

Job Compensation:

$80 - $90K + equity

Job Description:


Our client, a fast-growing
start-up company, has an opening for a Senior Accountant.
This exciting and rapidly growing company is an e-commerce
and gifting platform for new parents and parents-to-be. The position is
located in Oakland.



The Senior Accountant will be
responsible for financial reporting, maintaining the general ledger and
supporting other accounting-related functions. This person will play an active
role in the financial close process and preparation of month-end journal
entries and related reconciliations.


This position requires a strong
understanding of accounting concepts and GAAP, the ability to prioritize, and
the ability to effectively interact at various levels. The ideal candidate will
have a strong drive to learn and grow along with the company.


Essential Duties and
Including but not limited to:


  • Support all month-end close activities
    in accordance with US GAAP within the required deadlines
     including analyzing and reconciling balance sheet accounts, preparing journal
    entries, accruals, etc.
  • Monthly balance sheet and income
    statement flux analysis
  • Responsible for e-commerce inventory reconciliation and
  • Manage multi-states sales tax
    administration assuring data is correctly and timely reflected in TaxJar and
    returns are auto-filed on time
  • Run bi-weekly payroll
  • Manage accounts receivable activities,
    including preparing advertising sales invoices and tracking deferred revenue.
    Follow-up on any past-due balances
  • Work closely with Office Manager who handles accounts payable
    and expense reimbursements to assure information is correctly reflected in the
    general ledger
  • Maintain strong records and back-up
  • Other ad hoc projects as required

Skills/Knowledge Required


  • Demonstrated problem solving,
    analytical and process improvement skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
    both internally and externally
  • Able to work independently and self-motivate with a flexible
    can-do attitude
  • Strong organizational skills with
    ability to multitask and prioritize within a fast-paced environment
  • High attention to detail while keeping
    in mind the big picture
  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel including
    lookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online preferred
  • Familiarity
    with TaxJar, Gusto, and/or Expensify a plus
  • Prior
    e-commerce inventory experience a plus

Experience/Education Required

  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 5 years of experience
  • Solid accounting background, with
    adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

 What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Competitive health benefits including
    company-funded HRA for vision and dental
  • 401(k), FSA plans and disability
  • Flexible paid parental leave policy
  • Easy access to Bart including commuter assistance
  • Work at a sustainable pace. In general,
    no working late or on weekends and most employees WFH every Wednesday
  • Work with a passionate, super smart
    team of individuals!

Our Firm

Murdock Martell,
Inc. is a leading financial consulting and recruiting firm that provides
solutions to established and emerging growth companies. We represent some
of the strongest companies in the Bay Area with an emphasis in
technology and life sciences start-ups.


Job Skills:

Education Requirements:

Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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