Senior Accountant at ScaleFactor

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You are a tech-savvy and forward thinking senior accountant in the early to mid stage of your career with 3 to 7 years of relevant accounting experience, passionate about technology and innovation and looking for a cutting-edge place to learn, thrive and grow. You possess the entrepreneurial drive & spirit to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment. Your problem-solving, proactive decision-making, and project management skills are top notch. Your accounting knowledge and administrative skills are some of your strengths as well as your ability to handle multiple customers’ needs concurrently and provide a delightful experience. You are a technological optimist and are excited about the prospect of trying out the latest updates to our proprietary software.


As a Senior Accountant your day to day responsibilities will vary significantly month over month and will include but not limited to the following:


  • You are a key player in rolling out new ScaleFactor software, involved in implementing and testing new products, embracing all of the challenges and changes this brings
  • You get to assess, map and make suggestions in increasing efficiencies in performing core accounting functions
  • You will perform exception handling for accounting and/or digital bookkeeping for multiple customers including the management of accounts payable and receivable, payroll processing, journal entries, sales tax, and financial statement preparation
  • You will produce accurate financial statements for a reporting period, record business transactions throughout the accounting period, add any required adjusting entries and close the books for that period
  • You will have some interaction with customers - responding to accounting inquiries, problem solving, working on KPIs and financial analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or commensurate 3 to 7 years experience as a staff accountant, controller, entry level or intermediate level accountant or similar role
  • Experience with cloud accounting tools including, but not limited to Xero, QBO, Gusto,, and Abacus
  • Solid understanding of accounting life-cycle and all that it entails for startups and growing businesses
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with customer-facing and consultative work experience
  • Technological optimist with experience using various platforms plus a working knowledge of cloud accounting tools including but not limited to Xero, QBO, Gusto,, and Abacus
  • Passion for FinTech and SaaS

Bonus Points:

  • Master’s degree or CPA a plus
  • Previous experience with customer-facing roles
  • Experience with managing multiple accounts simultaneously
  • Tech start-up work experience


  • Work at one of Austin’s Best Places to Work + voted one of Coolest Austin Companies
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Unlimited vacation, flexible hours & optional work offsite days
  • Stock options for all our full time employees
  • Unlimited cold brew coffee, snacks, catered Friday lunch, meals on work late days
  • Dog and cat friendly offices located in hip East Austin


If this role describes you, we look forward to receiving your completed Senior Accountant application online!

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