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Senior Corporate Accountant

Better Place Forests

Better Place Forests

Accounting & Finance
Remote, OR, USA
Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022
The Senior Corporate Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the day to day accounting operations including financial audits, month end close, technical accounting, general ledger, accounts payable and sales taxes. The skills required to succeed in this role include strong accounting and communication skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

You will

  • Responsible for Accounts Payable, including set up and maintenance of Purchase Orders and Invoicing
  • Manage payments through and vendor sites
  • Setup of wires from bank
  • Own the sales tax process with external tax group
  • Set up and maintenance of tax calendar
  • Preparation of journal entries and reconciliations for various accounts - monthly, quarterly, annual
  • Own monthly accrual process
  • Maintain intercompany entries, including elimination and consolidation
  • Perform monthly and quarterly close activities
  • Ensure integrity of financial records and prepare for annual financial audits including preparation of various audit schedules
  • Responsible for maintaining internal controls and integrity of all balance sheet accounts
  • Play an active role in process improvement projects including implementation of enhancements to our ERP systems and processes
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for accounting policies and regulations
  • Assist in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including document preparation, data analysis, integrity validation and reconciliation processes
  • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests, and other tasks as assigned

You are

  • A self starter
  • Someone who has ownership: ability to drive projects to completion when starting with unknowns, competing priorities and other challenges in a fast-growing environment
  • Analytical: High attention to detail, organized with exceptional time-management skills
  • Proactive and independent: must be eager to drive best practices, initiatives, and continuous process improvement while always curious and learning

You have

  • Senior level Accounting and Finance experience (Experience in a small SaaS company is a huge plus)
  • Start-up and real estate experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with relevant cloud-based software on small and medium enterprises (e.g., NetSuite,, etc.)
Memorial Tree credit
Medical (subsidized), dental, vision, and 401(k)
Flexible PTO
Connectivity/mobile phone stipend
The hardware you will need to do your job
Employee Referral Program - $2,500 per referred hire!
Family assistance program
Paid Parental Leave
Cigna Member Assistance Program (MAP)
Fair Hiring Practices
At Better Place Forests, we value diversity and treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected status. We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. We will treat your request as confidential information. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.