Staff Accountant at Hometap

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Hometap has an ambitious mission to make homeownership less stressful and more accessible.  Our vision is to make the idea of bringing on an investor for your home as ubiquitous as borrowing to finance a home is today. We also aspire to build a long lasting durable financial-technology company that becomes a hallmark of the Boston economy.    

 

We are passionately building a business and industry that is homeowner-centric and empowers current and prospective homeowners to access their home's equity, free of debt. Our first product allows a homeowner to tap into the built-in value of their home in order to do the big-ticket stuff that makes life better: start a business, renovate their home, get out from under crippling debt, pay for college tuition or help family members in times of need. 

 

Today, Hometap makes investments in residential homes, buying a small equity stake against the home’s future value. For homeowners, this is a simplified, sensible alternative to mortgage debt and monthly payments. For investors, this is a new asset class, allowing them to participate in the multi-trillion-dollar residential real estate market without the obligations and downsides of homeownership. This product is scaling rapidly and we have begun our plans to expand our platform to support  numerous other products over time, complex data science-driven pricing, and investment structure permutations. Our solution leverages advanced data and analytics as we create best-in-class experiences for our homeowners, business and asset capital partners. 

 

About the Role:

Hometap is growing quickly and the Finance department is focused on timely, accurate accounting and reporting for our operating company and private equity funds. The Jr Accountant will be primarily focused on cash activity (across corporate and fund entities) and on Accounts Payable, and will also have significant involvement with Treasury and other ad hoc projects and requests. The Jr Accountant will report to the Senior Accountant and work closely with the broader Finance team, including the Director of Finance and CFO.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Reconciling cash activity for Opco and Funds and resolving breaks, as needed
  • Making journal entries and ensuring appropriate support for audits
  • Managing Accounts Payable process and systems (including Bill.com and Brex) and vendor relationship management, as needed. 
  • Wire entry and capital deployment forecasting
  • Assisting the Senior Accountant with month-end close & preparation of financial statements 

To excel in this role, you’ll be:

  • Organized and deadline-driven
  • Attentive to detail
  • Comfortable with double-entry accounting
  • Familiar with industrial grade accounting software (ideally Netsuite)
  • Quantitatively inclined
  • Curious, with strong critical thinking skills

Our Team & Culture

At Hometap, we pride ourselves on being Owners -- of our jobs, our output, our careers -- and Good Neighbors -- we believe helping each other means helping the company, homeowners, and investors succeed. 

Equally important to your skill set is what you bring to our team and business. We are looking for a creative thinker who looks for opportunities within challenges, rolls up their sleeves to get things done, values collaboration and communication, and embraces the Homeowner-first mentality. Critical to our mission is being thoughtful in everything we build. If you’re someone who embraces this builder mentality, you’ll be right at home here.

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