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Senior Accountant



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Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2024
What We’re Building
Honeycomb defined the concept of observability and is raising expectations of what our developer tools can do! Honeycomb is the observability platform that enables engineering teams to find and solve problems they couldn't before. It enables engineers to answer novel questions about their ever-evolving cloud applications, so they can deploy confidently, resolve incidents faster and focus on high-value work that drives innovation. We’re working with well known companies like HelloFresh, Slack, LaunchDarkly, and Vanguard and more across a range of industries. This is an exciting time in our trajectory, we’ve closed Series D funding, scaled past the 150-person mark, and were named to Forbes’ America’s Best Startups of 2022!
Joining as our Senior Accountant, you’ll be a joining a growing Finance & Accounting team, reporting to the Controller, and help to enable us to build scalable processes through the next stage of our growth.
Who We Are
We come for the impact, and stay for the culture! We’re a talented, opinionated, passionate, fiercely inclusive, and responsible group of bees. We have conviction and we strive to live our values every day. We want our people to do what they truly love amongst a team of highly talented (but humble) peers.
How We Work
We are a remote-first company, which means we believe it is not where you sit, but how you deliver that matters most. We invest in our people and care about how you orient to our culture and processes. At the same time we imbue a lot of trust, autonomy, and accountability from Day 1. #LI-Remote

What you'll do in the role:

  • Manage the Accounts Payable function, including processing accounts payable transactions, responding to vendor inquiries, and vendor onboarding
  • Enter and/or review all vendor bills to ensure proper general ledger and department coding and internal approvals in our accounting systems
  • Review and approve employee expense reports ensuring expenses are following T&E policy
  • Assist with the Accounts Receivable function, including invoicing Enterprise customers, responding to customer inquiries, and overseeing collections process
  • Assist in monthly self-serve revenue activities including journal entry preparation and account reconciliations
  • Play an essential role in the month-end and quarter-end close processes by preparing journal entries and supporting reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, including cash, prepaid expenses, accruals, and other key account reconciliations
  • Analyze fluctuations in the Company's balance sheet and income statement and present explanations for fluctuations and material variances
  • Implement systems & process improvements to automate manual workflows and drive efficiencies to reduce the time to close while ensuring accuracy of financial information
  • Partner cross-functionally with all internal teams at Honeycomb in order to understand and advise on transactions and the related accounting impact
  • Significant exposure to complex areas including R&D, COGS, multi subsidiary accounting, FP&A collaboration, and other complex functions
  • Assist in company’s annual financial statement audit
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects, as needed

What you'll bring to the role

  • BS in Finance or Accounting
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience - A Mix of public accounting and private accounting (start-up) experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Netsuite or similar ERP system experience required
  • Proficiency in Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on multiple tasks at once
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Results focused while ensuring weekly and monthly deadlines are met
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Pluses, but not required
  • CPA with Big 4 experience
  • Experience with Airbase, Salesforce, and Avalara
  • ASC 606 and ASC 340 knowledge
  • Experience with multi-subsidiaries and global accounting

What you'll get when you join the Hive

  • Base pay (range) of $110,000- 128,000
  • A stake in our success - generous equity with employee-friendly stock program
  • It’s not about how strong of a negotiator you are - our pay is based on transparent levels relative to experience
  • Compensation benchmarked to San Francisco market - no matter where you live (or move)!
  • 401k plan to help you plan for your future
  • A remote-first mindset and culture (really!)
  • 100% employee coverage for Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance
  • Time To Recharge - Unlimited PTO, paid sabbatical, 23 Holidays in 2024 (which includes a company wide break at the end of the year to help you relax and recharge for the new year), and one 3-day weekend per month
  • Pick Your Perk - $600 a year to spend on the perks that you care about most
  • Work Life Balance and Flexible Schedule options
  • The tech you need AND a $500 Home Setup Stipend
  • $200 Reimbursement for Cell/Wifi/CoWorking
  • $1500+ Annual Professional Development Allowance
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave, regardless of path to parenthood
  • Maven Inclusive Family-Building benefit including unlimited virtual appointments, coaches & counselors, and $10K ‘wallet’ to support adoption, surrogacy, IVF, and egg/sperm freezing
  • Semi-annual performance conversations (we call them Review & Rewards conversations) - so you know where you stand, and how you’ll be rewarded for your impact
  • Annual compensation review, benchmarking to industry and inflation changes
Diversity & Accommodations:
We're building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, and welcome nontraditional candidates, and people of all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. You don't need to be a millennial to join us, all gens are welcome! Further, we (of course) follow federal and state disability laws and are happy to provide reasonable accommodations during the application phase, interview process, and employment. Please email Talent@honeycomb.ioto discuss accessible formats or accommodations. As an equal opportunity employer our hiring process is designed to put you at ease and help you show your best work; if we can do better - we want to know!

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