Staff Accountant for rapidly growing IPO path Consumer Technology company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Seattle, WA

Staff Accountant

Our client is a rapidly growing Start-up consumer technology company with vision and great potential of IPO and global footprint. Our firm is privileged to partner with this Amazing client & opportunity to scale up, built out their Accounting & Finance department [Finance Center of Excellence - COE] in Southern California. Will initially be remote with a return to office plan.

Why We Need You

We are striving to create a business that will last for decades. For that, we need to balance forward thinking and bold steps with careful analysis and rigorous controls - and that’s where you come in. By helping us track our expenses and revenues against the plan and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, you can ensure that we don’t lose sight of the fundamentals. Your work is essential to our long-term success.

You'll have an Amazing time seeing the your personal and professional growth while making an incredible impact growing a small company from tens of millions of dollars to billions in revenue!

Here’s What You’ll Be Doing!

As a passionate, hands-on Staff Accountant you will be an intricate part of the Accounting team owning a myriad of high-touch responsibilities, both tactical and strategic. Your focus will always be to ensure that we follow the highest levels of care and integrity, stand in compliance with GAAP accounting, and are aware of new accounting pronouncements. You will be playing an integral role on the team in the monthly preparation of the accounting team’s journal entries, account reconciliations, accrual estimates, monthly close process, publishing of financial statements and financial forecasting.

You will have expertise in your area, working and coordinating across multiple teams, as well as improving upon the team’s accounting procedures. You will analyze key financial and operating data to improve the business overall, then communicate the data and your conclusions clearly to business owners. You will be responsible for unique financial projects and will operate our accounting system. You will report to the Controller.

If you relish the challenge of growing a small company from tens of millions of dollars in pre-orders to billions in revenue, you’re going to have an amazing time with us.

Your Celebrated Qualifications:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 5+ years of experience

  • You have an active CPA license

  • Experience preparing internal and external financial statements by analyzing information from the general ledger system, reconciling account balances and analyzing the output of your efforts

  • You have a good foundation in financial reporting and GAAP accounting and can apply your knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures to solve issues that arise with skill and integrity

  • You derive joy from mentoring more junior members of the team

  • You have strong Excel and accounting system skills


Our client is an EOE with DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) in mind. Compensation is competitive with full benefits to be shared at later stages of the Interview Process.

Posted On: Friday, May 28, 2021
Compensation: up to 70k +Bonus +Equity|Stock

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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