Senior Accountant

Location
San Francisco, California
Posted
21 Oct 2021
Closes
28 Dec 2021
Ref
5638293002
Function
Finance
Seeking a driven, open-minded, and technically strong individual who is passionate about accounting operations and driving process improvements. You are a critical thinker, highly organized, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You have strong knowledge of accounting standards and have the ability to manage and work with various cross-functional teams. You will support the monthly close process and assist with financial reporting requirements.

What You Get To Do Every Day
  • Prepare journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations for accuracy and completeness
  • Review general ledger coding to ensure expenses are accurately recorded by account and department in the correct accounting period
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for quarterly and annual financial statement audits, periodic internal audits, and SOX/404 audits
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls as it pertains to operating expenses
  • Work effectively with cross functional business partners, including Finance, HR, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Engineering, Product, IT and other teams
  • Prepare and review selected flux analysis for balance sheets and income statement accounts to ensure completeness and accuracy of results in a timely manner
  • Actively participate in the implementation of process improvements, new accounting standards, and accounting for non-standard transactions
  • Conduct accounting research and summarize results accurately and independently
  • Adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business expands
  • Assist in various ongoing and ad-hoc projects or initiatives

What You Bring To The Role
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years relevant accounting experience preferably in a high growth environment
  • Strong communication, collaborative skills and ability to partner with cross-functional teams
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, efficient, and self-motivated with the ability to recommend and implement process improvements
  • Well organized and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with NetSuite, Concur, and/or Blackline is a plus
  • Knowledge of SOX 404 and implementation of internal controls
  • Certified Public Accountant (active status) preferred
  • Public company experience highly preferred

The RealReal is the world's largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, with more than 20 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. We have hundreds of in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by thousands of brands across numerous categories-including women's and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches, art and home-in support of the circular economy. We make selling effortless with free virtual appointments, in-home pickup, drop-off and direct shipping. We do all of the work for consignors, including authenticating, using AI and machine learning to determine optimal pricing, photographing and listing their items, as well as handling shipping and customer service. At our 13 retail locations, including our eight shoppable stores, customers can sell, meet with our experts and receive free valuations.

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.   GHR4057

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