Senior Accountant at Brightpearl

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About Brightpearl

Come join one of 2021’s Best Places to Work in the heart of downtown Austin. Brightpearl is the number one digital operations platform (DOP) for brands and retailers. We manage everything ‘after the buy button’ so that our customers can focus on growing their business. “People First” is one of our core company value, so before we get too into your day to day, here’s a taster of what we bring to the table:

  • The opportunity to work with talented people
  • A transparent leadership team
  • Flexible working and generous holiday allowances

And that’s not all. Check out our perks and benefits to see what else we offer!

About the Role

This role is a foundational hire in the US finance team, slotting into a small but growing back-office function at a fast growing tech company. You will work across departments, partnering with senior team members and collaborating with the finance function based in the UK. The responsibilities will be a varied mix across commercial, compliance, reporting and other business areas, providing a steep learning curve in a supportive environment which will reward an individual who is ambitious, confident and conscientious.

Your Day-to-Day Life

Management/financial accounts:

  • Reviewing monthly revenue postings - including journals and invoices
  • Help in preparing monthly management accounts
  • Work with statutory auditors throughout audit process to completion and sign off
  • Working with Billing Administrators on management of aged debtors
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts for the US business

Payroll & Benefits:

  • Preparation and submission of monthly payroll with assistance from external payroll providers
  • 401k reporting and compliance
  • Administration of company benefits schemes

Reporting:

  • Getting up to speed with the key metrics which drive a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business
  • Maintaining and developing the KPI dashboard, giving stakeholders a live view of their performance
  • Exposure to Venture Capital investor reporting

Tax & Company Secretarial:

  • Preparation/review of federal/state returns and compliance
  • Working with external advisers (where necessary) on preparation and completion of tax computations and filings
  • ISO Compliance
  • Maintain statutory books
  • Coordinating sales tax collection and returns with assistance from external advisors/billing administrators
  • Working with legal council on company secretarial matters

Business Partnering:

  • Deal desk compliance/discount compliance
  • Commercial review of new business proposals
  • Profitability analysis (Professional Services)

Requirements

About You

To be successful as a Senior Accountant at Brightpearl, you must...

  • Be a qualified accountant, with 3-5 years experience working in a finance team
  • Tax experience (Sales/Corporate/State)
  • Have experience managing a general ledger
  • Be a confident communicator with the ability to work in a busy office (or home!) environment
  • Possess strong Excel skills (vlook ups, Sumifs & Pivot tables)
  • Be very well organized with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Have a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Must be in Austin or willing to relocate and able to work in our downtown office
  • We are not sponsoring any visas at this time

Desirable experience:

  • Working in an SME/ Tech environment
  • Familiar with Xero, Zuora & Salesforce

Benefits

Brightpearl Perks:

  • Join one of Austin’s Best Places to Work 2021
  • Competitive compensation package: salary, medical benefits, 20 days of annual PTO and 12 Holidays and Your Birthday

Right now, we’re all doing our part to flatten the curve by working from home, but whenever its safe to return to the office, we offer:

  • Stocked kitchen with snacks and beer on tap
  • Work downtown Austin in an open and vibrant workspace
  • Enjoy frequent Company events, team building activities and after hour socials
  • We’re an energetic and inclusive organization
  • We believe in promoting a healthy work-life balance and support remote working with management approval.
  • Check us out on Built In Austin to get more of an insight on what it’s like to work with us!


Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we collaborate and learn from each other is core to Brightpearl’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a supportive place to work.

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Location

Our office is located on 7th and Brazos near some great lunch spots and the train station. We’re remote friendly so work wherever you’re successful!

An Insider's view of Brightpearl

What are some social events your company does?

The Company is transparent with employees offering weekly stand up meetings, monthly all-hands meetings & Friday happy hour in the office. In addition, we have monthly lunch-and-learns, volunteer opportunities & friendly departmental competitions. Holiday parties & group team building activities are an optional way to get to know your colleagues!

Sarah

Head of HR US

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Brightpearl has given me an amazing opportunity to see creative collaboration, support, and teamwork across departments where even the execs aren't afraid to dive in to assist and support our customers. I am so proud of my company for getting on the Built in Austin's Best Places to Work list, it was well deserved.

AJ

Professional Services Project Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

You have to be a self starter and vocal about what you need. Management wants you to be successful and will help you along the path to success, so don't be shy.

Nikki

Employee Experience Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's great to be a part of a company where your contributions are recognized and encouraged. From day one, I've felt support from the team and have consistently been provided insight on Brightpearl's trajectory. I'm incredibly excited for both the future of my career here, and the future of Brightpearl.

EJ

Presales Engineer

What are Brightpearl Perks + Benefits

Brightpearl Benefits Overview

We pride ourselves on being People First. Here's how we are fostering an inclusive and caring culture in a remote world:
-Cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision for employees.
-Offer 20 days of PTO plus 12 paid holidays.
-Buddy program for new team members
- Remote friendly
-Utilize interactive slack tools like Donut
-Work with you on providing all you need to succeed while working from home
-Frequent Socials e.g. our Movie Club, book club, Craft slack channels
- Your choice of curated snacks, coffee or tea delivered to your home
-Peer nominated Values Awards

Culture
Volunteer in local community
The Company offers paid volunteer opportunities annually for employees to work together on a community project.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Brightpearl offers the opportunity for employees to save money on a pre-tax basis for things that they are already paying for on medical, dependent care and commuter expenses.
Disability Insurance
Brightpearl pays 100% of the cost for Short-term and Long-term disability benefits.
Dental Benefits
Brightpearl's dental plan pays 100% of the cost for preventive care 2x in a 12 month period. The employee premium is covered at 100% by the Company.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan is through one of the largest network of providers. Brightpearl pays 100% of the employee premium for this benefit.
Health Insurance Benefits
We have two Medical plans. A High Deductible Plan with a HSA option which the Company contributes to every pay period. Also a traditional PPO plan. Both employee premiums paid 100% by the Company.
Life Insurance
Brightpearl pays for 1x base annual salary for every employee.
Onsite Gym
Our Austin office has access to an onsite fitness facility for all employees.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Our 401K plan is currently through Vanguard and offers a wide selection of funds to choose from to round out your saving options. We also offer a ROTH choice as well.
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our PTO plan gives employees 120 hours of time to use for vacation or personal reasons.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Brightpearl offers 12 holiday days including the employee's birthday!
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Brightpearl focuses and the work that the employees contributes and supports each employee to come to work in a casual office dress.
Company Outings
Brightpearl has team-building events, Company-wide holiday parties, a BBQ family-friendly event and many opportunities for happy hour as well.
Stocked Kitchen
Brightpearl has a stocked kitchen with coffee, tea and snacks.
Some Meals Provided
The Company will host frequent lunch and learn opportunities for the employees.
Happy Hours
Parking
Parking is reimbursed up to $150 per month for parking in Austin.
Fitness Subsidies
We have partnered with Gold's gym to offer our team discounted rates!
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Brightpearl has an Employee Assistance Program which provides free and confidential counseling and financial advice.

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