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Accounting Specialist

| Austin



Kazoo is the only all-in-one people management solution in the market that takes recognition, engagement, and performance and delivers them in one powerful platform. Through its Recognition & Rewards, Performance Management, and Surveys offerings, Kazoo is an award-winning, employee-first solution that increases productivity, retention, and revenue, and enables companies to build a purpose-driven culture of high engagement and high performance. With over 500 global customers, the Kazoo platform puts actionable analytics in the hands of business leaders, connecting them to what really matters. Kazoo is when work is working.

Our approach is employee-driven, not top-down.  We built our platform, and our company, with a promise to give employees what they need to deeply engage in their work and with their colleagues, and to drive results for the company.  Our focus is on building teams, cross-functional collaboration, and purposeful perks. We practice transparency, provide a culture of continuous feedback, and promote regular service to our community.

Overview of the role:

We're are looking for an experienced individual with an accounting background to assist the Controller with day to day accounting tasks. Someone that is personable, can work in a fast paced environment, and is able to improve the processes as we grow.

What awesome stuff you'll do:

  • Manage A/P & A/R and payment processing while adhering to current procedures and policies.
  • Oversee expense reporting and ensure policies are adhered to and that coding is accurate.
  • Handle month end close duties including journal entries, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, bank and credit card reconciliations, and monthly analysis while working with large amounts of data in excel.
  • Process and receive deposits.
  • Manage Avalara and our monthly Sales Tax filings and assist with tax work preparation for annual returns (Income, Franchise, Property).
  • Perform 1099 annual preparation and filing.
  • Respond to requests for annual audit support.
  • Assist with other special projects or duties when required.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • 2-4 years experience in an accounting or similar role
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good background in financial reconciliations and month end close
  • Experience with external audits
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills
  • Willingness to learn, be flexible, and possess the ability to work effectively under deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred, other degrees considered with commensurate work experience

Brownie Points for:

  • Experience with accounting software (Intacct or Netsuite)

     

    When you work at Kazoo, we provide competitive benefits to make your life better both in and out of the office, which include: health, dental and vision insurance; open vacation policy; flexible wfh policy; 11 paid holidays; 401k program; Stocked kitchen; Mac Laptop; Transportation/Parking Stipend; Generous Parental Leave; Fertility benefits; Breast milk delivery; EAP & more!

    At Kazoo, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to how we grow and operate our business. We’re building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices.  Kazoo commits to promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse membership.

    We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Kazoo is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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    Location

    206 E. 9th Street, Austin, TX 78701

    An Insider's view of Kazoo

    What makes someone successful on your team?

    Communication is incredibly important in a distributed engineering organization. We rely heavily on collaborative practices like code review and paired-programming to get our work done.

    Fearlessly diving into the arena "unknown unknowns" can be intimidating, but is required for some of the more difficult software problems a team is solving.

    Jeff

    Engineer Director

    What are Kazoo Perks + Benefits

    Culture
    Volunteer in local community
    Friends outside of work
    Eat lunch together
    Open door policy
    Team based strategic planning
    Open office floor plan
    Diversity
    Highly diverse management team
    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Disability Insurance
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Life Insurance
    Wellness Programs
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K)
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Flexible Work Schedule
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Unlimited Vacation Policy
    Generous PTO
    Paid Volunteer Time
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Days
    Perks & Discounts
    Casual Dress
    Commuter Benefits
    Company Outings
    Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
    Game Room
    ping pong, giant checkers, giant Jenga and video game hook ups
    Stocked Kitchen
    Snacks delivered every Monday
    Some Meals Provided
    Parking
    Professional Development Benefits
    Lunch and learns
    Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
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