Senior Accountant

| Greater Boston Area
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About us
Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics.

Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and comprehensive results on the market. More importantly, it allows us to do ongoing research into the genetics of dogs, which are a fantastic population for genetic discovery due to selective breeding over time. Our research focuses on mapping new traits and diseases, improving personalized veterinary medicine, and developing new breeding programs to eliminate preventable diseases in pets.

Interested in joining? We're looking for highly motivated and driven employees who will help us stay on the cutting edge of creativity and innovation in the fast-growing consumer genetics space.
 
The Role
 
We’re looking for an enthusiastic Senior Accountant who is a quick thinker with an excellent work ethic. The ideal candidate has a passion for helping people and dogs. He/She is creative, detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated.
 
The Opportunity

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Assist in month-end closing activities, Revenue recognition, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger accrued accounts
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting control procedures
  • Help craft accounting policies and make improvements to existing processes
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Support the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company’s financial systems
  • Perform other duties related to the accounting role
  • Assist team with operations projects
  • Take chief role in shepherding the annual audit

Requirements

  • At least 5-7 years of accounting experience with experience scaling accounting ops (Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, close, etc.)
  • Strong Microsoft experience with particular emphasis on Excel
  • Experience with scaling AR and AP
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP; CPA preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Positive, self-motivated, and enthusiastic team player
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • QuickBooks and Net Suite experience a plus 

What We Offer

● Dog-friendly office near South Station, Boston
● Perks tailored for dog lovers including subsidized dog-walking services and paw-ternity leave
● Startup perks with big-company benefits
● Competitive salaries, all-inclusive health care, and equity participation
● A flexible vacation policy along with paid maternal and paternal leave
● Fully-stocked office snack bar and regular office events
● New iMacs and MacBook Pros, or laptops running Linux
● Continuing education including attending conferences

Embark is an equal opportunity workplace and values diversity at our company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, disability status, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. See also EEO is the Law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

186 Lincoln Street, Boston, MA 02111

What are Embark Veterinary Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
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