Sr. Accountant

About SimpliSafe

We’re a high-tech home security company that’s passionate about protecting the life you’ve built and our mission of keeping Every Home Secure. And we’ve created a culture here that cares just as deeply about the career you’re building. Ours is a no ego culture of collaboration and innovation where those seeking their next challenge can find big opportunities and make a huge impact on the lives of all those who we protect. We don’t just want you to work here. We want you to grow and thrive here. 

We’re embracing a hybrid work model that enables our teams to split their time between office and home. Hybrid for us means we expect our teams to come together in our state-of-the-art office on two core days, typically Tuesday and Wednesday, to work together in person, and teams can choose where they work for the remainder of the week. We all benefit from flexibility and get to use the best of both worlds to get our work done.

Why are we hiring?

Well, we’re growing and thriving. So, we need smart, talented, and humble people who share our values to join us as we disrupt the home security space and relentlessly pursue our mission of keeping Every Home Secure.

What You’ll Do

SimpliSafe Finance is on a transformation journey, modernizing our financial systems, processes, and capabilities. We're looking for a Senior Accountant to help us shape our financial reporting and financial operations capabilities in the order-to-cash (“OTC”) cycle, inclusive of inventory accounting. You will play a key role in the monthly financial close as well as our finance optimization efforts to increase reporting insights and increase efficiency of the close.  This is a dynamic role and will offer exposure to many different teams within finance and across SimpliSafe. If you are a self-starter who enjoys working in a collaborative environment, this is an opportunity to have a high impact on a fast-growing company!

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Assist with the preparation and review of reconciliations of various general ledger accounts, including inventory accounts
  • Oversee monthly consigned inventory analysis and review adjustments across all locations, investigating discrepancies 
  • Analyze product and sales channels profitability (i.e., Gross Margin Analysis)
  • Review bill of material costs to ensure accuracy in the ERP
  • Assist other teams with audit and review of SKU management to ensure consistency between CRM and ERP
  • Prepare reporting and analysis on inventory including researching and explaining fluctuations to business stakeholders
  • Implement process improvements to enhance the accuracy of underlying accounting records and provide more insights to stakeholders
  • Partner with cross-functional teams on a regular basis, such as Logistics and Supply Chain & Manufacturing teams, to identify areas for improvement and solve problems
  • Assist in the business process documentation of various end-to-end financial processes and strengthen internal controls in the order-to-cash cycle
  • Work with external auditors and prepare audit workpapers as requested
  • Assist in ad hoc analysis and projects as required

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Up to 4 years experience in public and/or private accounting
  • CPA certification and Big 4 accounting experience highly preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a high growth and entrepreneurial environment where strong project management skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities are a must
  • Track record of identifying process improvements and independently driving them from identification to implementation
  • An ability to hit the ground running and learn quickly; a self-starter
  •  Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with NetSuite, Zuora, and/or Coupa systems is a major plus
  • Experience with leveraging BI and Data tools (Tableau, Alteryx, etc) preferred

What Values You’ll Share

  • Customer Obsessed - Building deep empathy for our customers, putting them at the core of our work, and developing strong, long-term relationships with them.
  • Aim High - Always challenging ourselves and others to raise the bar.
  • No Ego - Maintaining a “no job too small” attitude, and an open, inclusive and humble style.
  • One Team - Taking a highly collaborative approach to achieving success.
  • Lift As We Climb - Investing in developing others and helping others around us succeed.
  • Lean & Nimble - Working with agility and efficiency to experiment in an often ambiguous environment.

We wholeheartedly embrace and actively seek applications from all individuals, no matter how they identify. We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we believe our work is enriched when we incorporate a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. We want everyone who works here to thrive and contribute to not only our mission of keeping every home secure, but also to making our workplace safe and supportive for others. If a reasonable accommodation may be needed to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of a position, or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact careers@simplisafe.com.

Department:

Finance

Position:

Sr. Accountant

Location:

Boston, MA