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Staff Accountant

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Simply Business is more than our name. It's how we approach insurance: Make it clear. Make it simple. Make it affordable. By combining exceptional talent, technology, data, and knowledge, Simply Business is the go-to online insurance brokerage that protects small businesses and the entrepreneurs who work hard to build them. 

We want team members who have the drive to challenge boundaries. If you’re smart and passionate about delivering brilliant customer experiences, we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for a Staff Accountant to join our team! Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, this role will deliver high quality financial reporting and business support service to contribute to the delivery of accurate financial reporting on a timely basis, and to assist in the development and review of the control framework and processes. The Staff Accountant will have a keen eye for detail, use their own initiative, and be highly organized.

As a Staff Accountant you will:

  • Process month end journals and prepare accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations in order to meet monthly deadlines
  • Own the monthly management reporting package (P/L, B/S and Cashflow) and provide support for group reporting packages
  • Have key involvement with both internal and external audits, in particular assisting with developing the control framework and processes
  • Provide technical accounting knowledge with determining and implementing key accounting policies and processes
  • Own the payroll accounting process, including partnering with our HR team to review submissions to our payroll provider and preparing payroll ledger journals and B/S reconciliations
  • Support the Accounts Payable Team and wider Finance Team, assisting with queries and improvements of processes
  • Carry out ad hoc work as required by the VP of Finance and Senior Finance Manager

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience and CPA certification preferred
  • Ability to identify control weaknesses and proactive to suggest and implement improvements where required
  • Highly numeric/strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately and meeting deadlines
  • Professional, committed and organized approach to work with a drive for results
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
What are the benefits?

Here are some of the great benefits and perks that come from being a Simply Business employee:
• A salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy, and the market we’re in from your first day
• Group plan for medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
• Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance coverage
• Participation in the Company’s bonus program
• Participation in 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match
• Commuter benefits to help cut down on commuting costs
• 25 days of vacation time plus 10 company holidays
• Flexible working hours and working from home
• Annual company trip, regular outings, and volunteer opportunities 
• An awesome WeWork office with cold brew coffee and other beverages on tap, local pop-up events, and more 

Simply Business is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to welcoming and helping to grow employees within an inclusive & diverse culture. And that commitment starts with our interview process. 

Once you apply, your info will be reviewed in a committee with employees from different levels, teams, and experiences. We pride ourselves on fostering a sense of community, which is only made stronger by each individual at SB, so you'll have the opportunity to meet a variety of people throughout the process. Get excited!

Want more info on working at Simply Business? Check out our careers page: https://www.simplybusiness.com/careers/ 

A brief update on Covid-19 (coronavirus)

Simply Business is well prepared to deal with unprecedented events. We’re an agile business by nature – and our hiring and interview process is no exception. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some parts of our hiring process may take a little longer than usual.  Please bear with us, and rest assured that we're happy to hear from you and receive your application.

If it looks like you could be a good fit for the role, we’ll ask you to interview on Zoom – you’ll need WiFi and a laptop, or a 4G-enabled smartphone. If you don’t have access to either of these, or you need support with your application, get in touch with us at [email protected] Similarly, please email us if you’re not well, you’re self-isolating, or if you want to pause your application for a bit – we’ll be happy to keep you updated on future opportunities like the one below.
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