Senior Staff Accountant at Provi

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Since 2016, we have been simplifying the beverage ordering process for bars and restaurants all across the country. We’ve worked alongside some of the greatest bar managers, beverage directors, general managers, and other industry professionals to build a platform that alleviates the pain of ordering alcohol. Once and for all. 

Today we’re a well-funded, hungry team with an amazing culture. We’re changing a 240 billion dollar industry that is ripe and ready for innovation. Sound like something you’d want to be part of?

Provi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Provi is looking for a senior staff accountant to join our growing operations team!  Reporting to the SVP of Operations, this person will be a small but mighty team of one.  

What you’ll be doing

  • Financial Reporting: 

    • Manage the monthly general ledger close and reporting process, responsible for the P&L and balance sheets with including journal entries, bank reconciliations, and cash management

    • Maintain system of controls over accounting transactions designed to mitigate risks and ensure the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and their compliance with GAAP

    • Own general accounting processes, including streamlining workflows, reviewing account reconciliations, managing accruals and accompanying schedules

    • AR/AP Management: including, but not limited to, invoice entry and bill creation, scheduling of vendor payments, client relationship management

  • Payroll Administration: 

    • Accurate, timely and efficient processing, calculating and payment of payroll and related compensation expenses

    • Providing technical research, answering employee questions regarding payroll, tax and paycheck related inquiries

    • Tax compliance, conduct technical research, audit and quarterly reconciliations on the federal and state levels

  • Management Reporting & Budgeting:

    • Preparation of monthly financial package and assist with developing operational forecasts (annual budget, monthly rolling forecast, long-range planning)

    • Support ad-hoc project analysis, provide decision support, liaison with and deliver commentaries as needed to the C-suite team

What we are looking for

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required

  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience

  • Knowledge of Quickbooks Online is required

  • Experience with running/managing payroll is required

  • Experience with state tax and compliance in multiple states required

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Startup experience is a plus! 

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to evaluate current processes for improvements

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

  • Project management skills; ability to multitask while working with multiple teams; willingness to build out new functions and processes from scratch; “roll up your sleeves” mentality

 What’s in it for you

  • Make an impact: Work directly with the management team to help grow the business.

  • Room to grow: Provi is growing fast and you should too. Learn and develop with us.

  • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K. Very generous PTO and ½ day Fridays in the Summer.

  • Energy at work: We are remote now but when we return, work out of our amazing office in River North with snacks, drinks, happy hours, etc.

  • Be a part of something big: Join a dynamic and innovative team that is working to change a major industry.

We’re on a rocketship. And we’re only going up! Working at Provi is a chance to take your career to the next level. By joining the company now, you’re getting an opportunity to grow as we grow. And, personal growth opportunities are limitless here. If you can dream it, you’re given the tools you need so you can do it. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our talented team who continually drive our product, company and culture forward. 

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Great location in the heart of River North, steps from great dining and entertainment. Within a few blocks of multiple CTA stops.

What are Provi Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Provi's team loves to support Big Shoulders Chicago by working with local elementary schools for our days of service.
Partners with Nonprofits
Provi is proud to support Chicago Bond, Brave Space Alliance, and For My Block.
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
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Every team member has paid volunteer hours available to them to support their favorite organizations.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-Tax Commuter and parking benefits.
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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