Senior Accountant

Posted Apr 15

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join the Finance team eager to make a quick impact on the team. The successful candidate will work directly with business partners across the organization for month end close and corporate reporting. We're looking for organized thinkers who can juggle multiple projects and think of new ways we can improve our current processes. This is a great opportunity to join a small team helping to scale a high growth SaaS business.


  • Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to recording, reconciling and analyzing G/L account transactions
  • Assist the Accounting team in the preparation of month end close journal entries, reconciliations, and flux analysis (for example: accrued expenses, intercompany, HQ allocations, etc.)
  • Assist with the statutory audits including preparation of supporting audit schedules and PBCs
  • Assist with and/or complete ad hoc projects as requested (e.g. research and document issues, special projects, etc.).
  • Mentor and partner closely with our AP team
  • As necessary, contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned and perform independent and objective project analysis to support management with the decision-making process
  • Build and leverage cross-functional relationships within the company to more effectively bring value to Accounting and other internal teams.

Miniumum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in audit or accounting or finance, public accounting experience preferred
  • Understanding and experience working with financial statement audits
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to and meet the needs of a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written, oral communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and take ownership of work product
  • Intermediate to Advanced experience with MS Word and Excel capabilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP, Coupa, and Expensify experience is a plus
  • CPA candidate is a plus

(Colorado only) Minimum salary of 49,000 to maximum 104,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.
Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado.

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Leadership Principles:

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Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Senior

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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