Senior Accountant-Remote

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Posted 14 days ago United States $60k - 70k (US Dollars)
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Job Description

Senior Accountant

Compass East is a finance and accounting company that focuses on providing financial insights to our clients and their growing businesses. We are dedicated to delivering strong financial direction and guidance as a team.

Compass East team is approachable, proactive, and accountable. Want in? Keep reading.


We're looking for a Senior Accountant who will be a key contributor to our recurring team.

Compass East is based in Nashville, TN, but this role is remote-friendly for all candidates.


The Senior Accountant will oversee general accounting operations and be a primary contact to their client for all day to day, and cyclical accounting functions. Your responsibilities will include:

-Leading: Lead and coordinate a team of 2-4 staff accountants and bookkeepers.

-Account Management: Supervise and participate in the performance of general ledger accounting and month-end close procedures in a multi-client environment.

-Implementing: Assist in the design and implementation of client accounting processes and procedures to support financial functions.

-Thorough Work Review: Detail review and prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for client management, advisors and stakeholders in accordance with GAAP and other applicable accounting methods.

-Prepare: Prepare budgets and lead analysis of client business trends and performance

-Represent Compass East: Represent team as daily point-of-contact for multiple clients

-Project Management: Manage multiple projects and financial duties in a multi-client environment

-Effective Communication: Effectively communicate with third-party vendors and state agencies

-Team player: Report directly to Assistant Controller within Compass East


• Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting.

• 2+ years in an accounting or finance environment (i.e. public or private). Double-entry accounting system experience such as Quickbooks, Xero, Intacct, Great Plains, NetSuite, Sage, etc. a plus

• Accounting concepts and understanding of financial reporting, budgeting, GAAP

• Strong problem solving skills and a solutions-oriented approach.

• A collaborative mindset. A passion for the "collaborative win": hitting/exceeding goals and achieving success together as a team.

• Ability to learn quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

• Strong written and communication skills


60-70k Final offers for this role will be made within the parameters of the salary range provided, commensurate with experience. Total offer package to include benefits highlighted under our perks section below.


Compass East is guided by our core values:

• Approachable: We invite collaboration and positive dialogue for all. We empower decision-making with simple and clear language that is appropriate for our audience. We treat everyone with a high degree of respect and expect the same from each person with whom we work.

• Proactive: We anticipate and take action. We seek continual improvement in all that we do. We are flexible and adaptable to new situations and change. We are forever in evolution, striving to always be better than we were yesterday.

• Accountable: We embrace the challenges ahead, take responsibility, and follow through on our commitments. We build trust through transparency and ownership. We say what we are going to do, and do what we say. Our consistent execution and willingness to answer for our actions allows us to hold ourselves, each other, and our clients to the highest standard.


US Remote-work: The world is yours, and we won't make you choose.

Bonuses: Up to 10%, because you deserve to be rewarded.

401(k) employer match (4%): We're helping everyone prepare for the future, not just our clients

Premium health, vision, and dental plans: a healthy you, is a healthy us

Holidays/Paid Time Off: Take time for what brings you joy outside of work.

Compass East is committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment, and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences, and so, we are committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.