Part-time Staff Accountant

| Chicago
ParkWhiz is seeking a Staff Accountant to assist in accounting operations. Reporting to our Controller, the Staff Accountant will work up to 30 hours a week and be responsible for managing Accounts Payable/Receivable and ensuring operational efficiency for the organization.

What you'll do

  • Maintain accurate books and records
  • Organize and maintain credit card receipts and invoice folders
  • Prepare worksheets to track prepaid expenses and record monthly journal entries to recognize the expenses
  • Maintain the fixed assets worksheet and record monthly journal entries
  • Record/match cash transactions daily and prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist in creation of detailed and organized documentation of accounting procedures
  • Maintain W9s before new vendors are paid and prepare 1099s annually
  • Prepare monthly revenue reports for parking operators as requested
  • Manage payment processing to parking operators
  • Monitor outstanding check list, update returned checks log, and work with other departments to correct invalid payment information

What you bring to the table

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting - debits/credits, assets/liabilities, etc
  • Intermediate knowledge of QuickBooks, Intacct and/or similar accounting software
  • Very familiar with Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Prior accounting experience is a must
  • Ability to work up to 30 hours a week

Who will I work with?
We are a very tight knit team that is smart, inclusive, and hard working. We come into the office every day to create products and experiences people love using and to have fun while we do it. We have a firm, non-negotiable no jerk policy. We accept you for who you are and consider everyone on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Location

We’re in the West Loop, one block from Union Station and three blocks from Ogilvie. We’re easily accessible from the CTA and the Kennedy Expressway.

An Insider's view of ParkWhiz

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

We promote and foster a work-life balance for all employees at ParkWhiz. With a flexible work from home policy and unlimited PTO we strive to create an environment that produces an equitable experience.

Molly Morrison

Director of People & Culture

What projects are you most excited about?

We know from our best users that they want to book in-app, they want it to be as seamless as possible & they want to be in control. I'm excited about the work we're doing on voice interactions & enhancements within the app. We know it's about the destination, and we want to remove the hassles in getting there.

Elizabeth Lindemulder

Vice President of Product

What does career growth look like on your team?

Career development for every member of the Operations team is a top priority. Our team has direct communication with our customers and partners, so we understand what it means to be customer-centric. This experience is highly valued at ParkWhiz, evident in the promotions of 11 Ops members within five areas of the company over the past year.

Ryan Kern

Director of Operations

What is your vision for the company?

The world of transportation is going to change fast in the coming years - with autonomous, electric and connected vehicles, hyper-fast trains and flying cars! We will connect that world to the space around it - helping cars of the future get from A to B with ease and get serviced, charged or simply park for a few hours waiting for the next ride.

Dan Roarty

Chief Operating Officer

What are ParkWhiz Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Stock Options • Flexible Spending Account • Long/Short Term Disability - employer paid • Life Insurance - employer paid • Secure Indoor bike parking • Discounted gym membership • Kitchen stocked full of snacks and beverages • Beer fridge • Discounted ParkWhiz parking (of course!)

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