Accountant

At Unreasonable Group, we believe entrepreneurs building rapidly scalable businesses are our best bet for solving the most significant social and environmental challenges of our time. Every day, our team strives to give these entrepreneurs tackling BFPs an unfair advantage. We do this by connecting entrepreneurs with the networks of mentors, investors, business leaders, policy makers and specialists they need to scale. We also run world class events and programs such as Unreasonable Impact in partnership with Barclays, Unreasonable Goals in partnership with the U.S. State Department, and Project Literacy in partnership with Pearson.

For these intensive programs, we bring together a hand-picked portfolio of the best positioned entrepreneurs and technologies in the world to solve an identified global challenge. The job of these programs is to drive huge resources into the most effective growth-stage entrepreneurial solutions around the world. In the process, these programs become R&D engines into the multinationals and governments we partner with. To get a feel for what this looks and feels like, check out our Unreasonable Impact in 60 Seconds video.

We are looking for a part-time Staff Accountant (“the Accountant”) to work under the Chief Operating Officer (COO) in reviewing general ledger accounts and preparing and adjusting journal entries, performing account analysis and reconciliation, including bank statements and general ledger accounts. The Accountant will also create a smooth process for day-to-day financial management and ensure accountability and transparency in our monthly financial picture. We are a small but mighty team, thus even in a part-time capacity, this role will lend tremendous value and serve as an integral component to the successful operations of the company  WARNING: This job involves being in the nitty gritty of our numbers and helping us make sure we manage our finances with utmost precision - if that excites you - then this just might be the role for you! 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, implement, and manage accounting structures and internal financial systems 

  • Complete monthly AP/AR, payroll, expense reimbursements, bill payments, account reconciliations, and journal entries 

  • Manage budget preparation and continually monitor actual spend with all budget leads

  • Assist with implementation of internal system for department budgets, training team leads to manage their department budgets 

  • Assist with accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting closing across all Unreasonable legal entities and accounts

  • Support the COO and external accounting firm in preparing all quarterly and year-end tax information, including W2s, 1099s, K1s, and tax returns

  • Oversee the financial condition of the company by collecting, interpreting, and reporting key financial data to the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Assist the COO with financial planning, modeling, and financial strategy design

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR....

  • You have recent professional experience using Quickbooks Online and working knowledge of other financial systems such as Bill.com, Gusto, Transferwise, Fathom, and Expensify, or related systems, and are comfortable learning new systems when necessary

  • You have earned at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and have 2+ years of professional accounting experience

  • You are an advanced Microsoft Excel user and have professional experience in building financial models in Excel 

  • You have experience: 

    • overseeing financial compliance and reporting to clients in the corporate, foundation, and/or governmental spheres 

    • closing fiscal periods and preparing financial statements 

  • You can apply a thorough understanding of financial reporting and modeling (Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, projections, and budgeting) as well as financial and managerial accounting and general ledger structure 

  • You believe entrepreneurs are our best bet for solving the greatest challenges of our time!

  • When reading the Unreasonable Manifesto, you get more and more excited with every value that you come across. 

What you'll get…

At Unreasonable, we live by our values of GYSHIDO and Energy > Time. Whether you choose to start your workday at noon or at 5am, so long as you GYSHIDO, the decision is entirely yours. If you want to go on a hike for 3 hours in the middle of the day, awesome. As a part time employee, we will shape your work around your life. If you want to work from the office, your bed, or the beach, it’s up to you. That said, we only work with teammates who feel a deep connectedness to their work and who want to make a difference with every task at hand. In addition to ample flexibility, we are also devoted to our value of “Learn Always” and to show this commitment you’ll be offered up to $3,000 per year to pursue learning whatever you’re interested in and further your personal and professional growth. Furthermore, in addition to base compensation, all employees are allotted with a robust bonus structure that is aligned with the annual goals of the company. One of our core values is “We > I” and our bonus structure is representative of the team’s overall performance rather than any individual's specific achievements within the company. 

APPLICATION TIMELINE 

  • June 8th: Application goes live.

  • June 22nd: Your application is due.

  • June 24th - 26th: If you are invited to the next round of the process, we will schedule a 20 minute phone call with you.

  • June 26th - July 1st​: We will give select applicants a small “trial project” representative of the type of work associated with this position. Though we will give you 6 days to finish your "trial project," it should only take a few hours to complete.

  • July 6th - 10th: Assuming both of us want to continue exploring the potential of working together, we'll invite you to interview with our team.

  • July 13th - 15th​: We will conduct reference checks on the two to three most compelling applicants for this position.

  • July 17th: Assuming you made it through the reference checks, you will be notified whether or not the position is yours.

  • August 1st (or earlier)​: Ideally, those accepted will be able to join the company no later than August 1st, 2020.

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At Unreasonable, our goal is to become a global brand with a diverse team that is representative of the community we serve. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, political affiliation or any other non-job-related factors. We value diversity and are committed to building a team and an inclusive culture that represents a global perspective of experiences, skills, backgrounds, and expertise. The more inclusive we are, the better we can deliver our mission of driving resources to and breaking down barriers for entrepreneurs solving BFPs.

Role posted - 2020-06-08T20:15:17Z 2:15pm, 8th Jun 2020 MDT