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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Burlingame, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

At Imply, we are on a mission to help developers become the new heroes of analytics. Our unique database, built from Apache Druid, enables them to develop the next generation of analytics applications. With Imply, developers can build without constraints as our database lets them create interactive data experiences on streaming and batch data with limitless scale and at the best economics.

Backed by leading investors including a16z and Bessemer Venture Partners, Imply is on a fast growth trajectory - disrupting the $100B database market - with customers including Salesforce, Reddit, and Intercontinental Exchange. Come join our team of disruptors, pioneers, and innovators!

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to process, support and coordinate the accounting and reporting for the company’s international subsidiaries as well as to support the US accounting team with certain general accounting activities. This role will report to the Senior Accounting Manager. The Senior Accountant should be familiar with global companies, have a solid understanding of general accounting practices, US GAAP, and a good grasp of multi-entity accounting. They will be good with numbers and able to be trusted with sensitive information. They should have great communication skills to interact with colleagues, international accountants, and executives.

The main goal is to ensure all Subsidiaries accounting operations run smoothly and the accounting is done timely and correctly, working with the third party firms performing the accounting duties. This position will also support the Senior Accounting Manager with certain general accounting activities. We are looking for a self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment as well as performing general accounting activities.


  • Trains, manages and reviews the work of our third party international accountants
  • Serve as the primary communication liaison for our international needs
  • Oversees the month-end close process of the international subsidiaries
  • Ensure all foreign invoices are approved and processed on time
  • Ensures all intercompany accounts (assets, liabilities, revenue, expense) are reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate the subsidiary annual financial statement audits with auditors for the Subsidiaries
  • Work with our US AP accountant to ensure proper recording, coding, and approval of US entity invoices
  • Support monthly and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations including AP accrual, VAT receivable and the lease liability accounts
  • Responding to information requests and assisting with audits
  • Resolve any issues/questions by supervisor or other parties in a timely and professional manner
  • Assist the accounting team with special projects, administrative tasks, and other accounting and reporting related work (e.g., analyzing expenses and identifying cost-saving measures)


  • 8+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business or accounting required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred
  • Accounting for multiple subsidiaries preferred
  • Proven experience in a fast-paced environment required
  • ERP system knowledge is required
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good understanding of US GAAP
  • Demonstrates strong technical accounting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Advanced excel skills, including Vlookups and Pivot tables.
  • Exceptional multitasking and organizational skills
  • Able to work effectively with minimal supervision

What we offer:

  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Program
  • Fertility Coverage
  • Pet Insurance
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Mental Health Support
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off - USA Only
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Home Office Equipment Reimbursement
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

Individual compensation will be determined based on the candidate's experience and qualifications aligned with Imply’s internal levelings guidelines and benchmarks. The below range encompasses roles with on target earnings. This role is also eligible to participate in Imply’s equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Compensation: $90,000 - $225,000

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that certain minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Imply, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or for other roles in the future.

Imply is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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