Senior Accountant at project44

| Chicago
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project44 is revolutionizing the freight and logistics industry by applying cutting edge technologies to automate the entire lifecycle of freight shipments including quoting, scheduling, and real-time visibility. project44’s network of APIs is capable of optimizing the shipment lifecycle, empowering companies to deliver the best customer experience possible, and provide up to date data while cutting costs along the way.

We are looking for a self-starter to improve our accounting function! You will be working with our Accounting and Finance team on monthly financials, A/P and A/R. You will report directly to our Controller. 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Significant involvement in ensuring accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements
    • Prepare general ledger journal entries, including accruals and prepaids
    • Account reconciliations – including bank recs
    • Variance analysis
  • Manage Accounts Payable including entering invoices, posting to accounts, reconciling accounts, recording corporate credit card payments, handling the expense reimbursement process
  • Manage Accounts Receivable, including sending out billings to customers and managing A/R aging and collections

Requirements & Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • 3-6 years of practical accounting experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Experience working with fast-growth technology company, strongly preferred
  • Experience working with a SaaS product, preferred
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Intacct, or Netsuite
  • Ability to be strategic and roll up your sleeves to accomplish what needs to be done
  • Highly organized with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and good written communication skills
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks

Location

Located in the iconic art deco Merchandise Mart on the Chicago river and central to high energy restaurants, retail, and accessible public transit.
How project44 makes the world run faster, one global network at a time
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An Insider's view of project44

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

From the start, I could tell that project44 was special; we're a group of really smart people who come together with the ability to experiment, try new things, and collaborate.

Portia LaMotte

Digital Marketing Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

There are things that I hoped to do at some point in my career-I've got to do many of them in the span of one year. I feel actively involved in our growth, and I love the opportunity that I have to learn and experience different parts of the organization. I don't know that I would get this much opportunity and exposure in one role anywhere else.

Aysha Ali

Senior Accounting Manager

What is your vision for the company?

We are ultimately building a world supply-chain network that fits within a much broader vision of applying modern technology, data science, and data flow technologies to an industry that's as old as time.

Will Hansmann

CTO

What makes someone successful on your team?

This is a fast paced environment where everyone is ready to be challenged. To succeed, you must be ready to change your mindset and move quickly to keep up.

Jispuneet Singh

Technical Project Manager

What are project44 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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