Senior Accountant at CreditNinja

| Chicago
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CreditNinja is a FinTech company founded in 2017 by veteran serial entrepreneurs who were part of the core team behind Enova (NYSE:ENVA), a leading publicly traded consumer financial services company. CreditNinja's mission is to provide hardworking Americans with financial solutions when unexpected expenses arise. Unlike traditional banks, CreditNinja works hard to ensure that people with less-than-perfect credit can have quick access to the money they need. Headquartered in downtown Chicago, we are a lean and innovative team seeking like-minded talent to help us disrupt the consumer finance industry.

CreditNinja is seeking an experienced accounting professional who will report directly to the Controller focusing on executing the general accounting and financial reporting functions of the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead month-end close by preparing journal entries, financial statement analysis and account reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements and related footnote disclosures
  • Assist in the development of accounting for new loan products and testing system configuration
  • Create and streamline accounting processes and procedures while driving continuous improvement and standardization
  • Help to develop and strengthen internal controls
  • Work with internal and external auditors to complete the financial audit and annual compliance reviews
  • Assist with accounts payable, payroll and special projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Certification or progress towards CPA
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in public accounting or relevant industry experience
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines, follow through to completion, and present conclusions of analysis to senior management in an organized and thoughtful manner
  • Experience working with specialty finance or FinTech a plus
  • Experience with SQL a plus


  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including material equity grant
  • 401k matching program
  • Casual dress policy
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Dynamic start-up culture
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company
  • Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city
  • Equal opportunity employer
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