Senior Accountant (Remote)

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📅  Posted 14 days ago 📍 United States 💵 85,000 - 106,000
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Job Description

Accounting at Brex

The Accounting team at Brex ensures we have perfect financial reporting, but even more so we serve as the testers of Brex’s financial products, providing analysis and feedback as the first users prior to product releases. We’re not only responsible for maintaining accurate books and records for financial reporting, but we’re deeply passionate about automation and partner closely with the engineering team to implement technological improvements.

What you’ll do  

The Senior Accountant will play a key role in ensuring the integrity of our financial records and in developing scalable and sustainable processes as the business grows. In this capacity, you will be exposed to a variety of areas, including but not limited to Brex Business Accounts, Brex Card, and the Empower products, intercompany transactions, key controls, and more. You will work cross-functionally across the organization, collaborating with our Banking Operations, System Engineers, and Product teams. This cross-functional work will take place in a detail-oriented environment where creative problem-solving is highly valued.

The Senior Accountant is expected to manage multiple priorities concurrently without compromising quality. This includes, but is not limited to, leading cross-functional project work, overseeing reconciliations of the Brex Business Account customer activity, performing month-end close duties such as reconciliations, journal entries, and flux analysis, as well as preparing external regulatory reporting and assisting with external audit requests.


  • Ownership of accounting processes related to the Brex Business Accounts and other payment products
  • Ownership of accounting processes for intercompany activity, including expense sharing, service revenue, borrowings and receivables
  • Preparation of financial statements, regulatory and call reports associated with regulated entities
  • Leading reviews and analysis of assigned account groupings for month end close 
  • Supporting month end close with preparation of journal entries and reconciliations, including creation of SOPs to transition this work offshore
  • Identifying and delivering process improvements via cross functional collaboration
  • Creating sustainable, repeatable and scalable processes
  • Identify key controls in the areas of ownership mentioned above and ensure process documentation is complete and accurate


  • College graduate with a 4-year degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • 3+ years of public accounting or private industry experience with experience in the financial services industry
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and address difficult situations in a professional manner 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage deadlines effectively
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge and experience within accounting for broker dealers and payment transmissions
  • Knowledge and experience using NetSuite, Blackline, Looker and/or other data visualization software
  • Licensed CPA


The expected salary range for this role is $85,000 - $106,000.  However, the starting base pay will depend on a number of factors including the candidate’s location, skills, experience, market demands, and internal pay parity. Depending on the position offered, equity and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package.