Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Flex is a growth-stage, NYC headquartered FinTech company that is creating the best rent payment experience. It’s hard to believe that it’s 2024 and paying rent on time is expensive, inflexible, and difficult. We’re here to change that! Flex enables our users to pay rent throughout the month on a schedule that better fits their finances and budget. Our mission is to empower as many renters as possible with flexibility over their most significant recurring expense. After deliberately keeping a stealth profile as we built up unprecedented investor support and an enthusiastic user base, we are looking for motivated individuals to help us keep our mission growing. Will you be a part of the team?

About the role

The Staff Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager. This role is hybrid with on-site expectations of 2-3 days per week in our New York Headquarters.

What you’ll do

  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts and subsystems to ensure that they are in balance.
  • Communicate with accounting and cross functional stakeholders to provide updates on normal business operation activities
  • Support the accounting team with preparation of journal entries, recording vendor invoices, employee expense reports, and credit card charges
  • Provide inputs for use by the accounting team as well as for internal and external audit purposes
  • Provide support with solving non-routine and complex reconciliation issues, perform research and evaluate problems to help determine best course of resolution.
  • Assist with compliance and regulatory monthly, quarterly and yearly filings by supporting the monthly, quarterly and yearly close process
  • Prepare balance sheet accounting calculations, reconciliations and analysis for manager review
  • Participate in the improvement and enhancement of accounting processes and general ledger capabilities
  • Liaise with other departments to obtain proper approvals and provide reporting to monitor expenses and analyze variance to budget/plan

Key qualifications

  • 4+ years accounting experience in financial and/or start up environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A) in Accounting.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously and handle adverse and urgent situations with rapid changes in priorities.
  • Strong PC background with working knowledge of ERP and financial systems.
  • Proven time management and project management ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

The national pay range for this role is $77,000-$83,000 in base salary. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience aligned with Flex's internal leveling guidelines and benchmarks.

Life at Flex:

We understand that it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, curious, determined, empathetic, and self aware people to grow a successful company. Our HQ is located in New York City, but we have employees located throughout the US, Australia, and South America. We are growing quickly, but deliberately, with a focus on building an inclusive culture. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity workplace.

We offer many employee benefits. For full time, U.S. based employees we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) + company stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off with a PTO minimum + 13 company paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Flex Cares Program: Non-profit company match + pet adoption coverage
  • Free Flex subscription