Senior Accountant - United States (f/m/d)

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📅  Posted 14 days ago 📍 United States
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Job Description

The Senior Accountant role is an opportunity for an ambitious finance professional to join a dynamic business with high visibility and growth ambitions. A successful candidate should enjoy a fast-paced environment and have a driven attitude.

Spark Networks SE is a global dating company with an ever-growing portfolio of premium and freemium apps. Zoosk, our biggest brand, welcomes 40 million singles to its platform and is available in 80+ countries and translated into 25 languages. Our other brands focus on age or religious beliefs – like Silver Singles for the over 50s, and Christian Mingle and Jdate for Christian and Jewish communities.

This isn’t just about helping our millions of users find love – it also extends to how we treat each other. The proof? Every year we run an Employee Satisfaction Survey, and over 90% of employees say that Spark Networks has a “great working atmosphere”. We know that strong innovation comes from diverse ideas, and one of our greatest assets is that we have around 150 employees representing over 50 nationalities, from New Zealand to America and everywhere in between. When we hire, we look for proactive ‘doers’, clear communicators, results-focused achievers, entrepreneurial thinkers, and active team players.

As a fast-paced, dynamic, global accounting team of a public company we are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Company's accounting activities. We are seeking a high-performing, innovative and results-oriented person to join the team. As an Accountant, you will participate in all activities related to full-cycle accounting of the Spark business.  This role will report to the Accounting Manager and will be part of a high caliber Accounting and Finance team. The Accountant will help ensure that all accounting activities are recorded timely and accurately. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, pro-active, eager to learn and contribute to the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct month-end closing process which includes preparing month-end, quarterly and year-end closings, journal entries and account reconciliations for review
  • Prepare general ledger transactions and monthly closing files such as intercompany, prepaids, and other various accruals
  • Prepare supporting documentation for monthly variance analyses
  • Respond to information requests and assist with audits
  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Assist management with special projects and ad-hoc requests, as needed

  • Medical Insurance Plan
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan & Company Match
  • FSA, DCA, and Commuter Benefit Plans
  • 14 Company Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Accrual
  • Sick Accrual

Spark Networks is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees. Any hiring decision is based on qualifications, skills, abilities, and the specific needs of Spark Networks with regard to a given position.

See why Spark Networks employees love where they work: check out our Glassdoor reviews!

Let Spark Networks be part of your success story!

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or other related field of study
  • 2 - 3 years of experience in a public company or corporate accounting position is a plus
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and technical accounting principles
  • Understanding IFRS and SOX a plus
  • Experience with Workday ERP preferred
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, while maintaining accuracy of information and attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft products such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter and exceptional team player
  • Ability to juggle multiple high priorities and have a willingness to learn and grow

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time remote position
  • Shift Schedule: Typically, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Remote team members must live and work in the United States (preferably EST). Approved Remote Locations: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.