Senior Accountant

Location: New York, NY

Department: Accounting and Finance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Summary 

Zola is looking for a strong candidate to join the Accounting team as Senior Accountant. Named by the Wall Street Journal as one of New York City’s fastest growing tech startups of 2017, we are growing explosively and need an experienced accountant who can support us through this next phase of growth. Ideal for someone who has previous experience working at and/or auditing e-commerce/retail companies.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end accounting functions including closing entries, adjusting entries, bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, preparing schedules of accrued expenses, prepaid expenses, AP/AR, fixed assets, inventory, etc.
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
  • Oversee AR processes, including invoicing and cash receipts entries
  • Proactively investigate and resolve discrepancies - research and explain account fluctuations.
  • Assist with year-end financial statement audit request
  • Assist with monthly and annual financial statement preparation
  • Proactively identify and drive improvements on close processes and/or data integrity
  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Assist Finance team with ad hoc projects

 

Qualifications

  • 4+ years’ experience, including a combination of experience at a Big 4 accounting firm as well as as in-house accountant
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA (preferred)
  • Strong independent work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly detail oriented; analytical and ability to handle large amount of data
  • E-commerce or retail experience (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with ERP systems required

 

About Zola

We're Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love. We're reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples’ lives even happier. From engagement to wedding and decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology… all in the service of love.

Based in NYC and launched in October 2013, we have quickly become the fastest-growing wedding company in the United States. In 2017 we launched Zola Weddings, a free suite of wedding planning tools including wedding websites, checklist, guest list, and registry, all in one place.

We've raised over $140 million in financing, and we're proud to call Thrive Capital, Canvas Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Comcast Ventures, and Goldman Sachs, among others, our investors and partners. Our team brings deep experience from working on beautiful, award-winning e-commerce sites and mobile apps in past roles at Gilt Groupe, Amazon, Bloomingdale’s, Gap, J.Crew, Toys R Us, Chloe + Isabel, Yahoo, and Host Committee, among many others.

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