Senior Accountant

at Foursquare
New York, NY

About Foursquare 

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology and data cloud platform, dedicated to building meaningful bridges between digital spaces and physical places. Our proprietary technology unlocks the most accurate, trustworthy location data in the world, empowering businesses to answer key questions, uncover hidden insights, improve customer experiences, and achieve better business outcomes. A pioneer of the geo-location space, Foursquare’s location tech stack is being utilized by our mobile apps CityGuide and Swarm, as well as the world’s largest enterprises and most recognizable brands, like Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, Spotify, Uber, Airbnb and others.

Foursquare’s flexible building blocks include technology to maximize marketing impact and drive incremental real-world engagement (Attribution, Audience, Proximity, SDK); data to deeply understand points of interest and real-world behavior patterns (Places and Visits), and tools to conduct advanced analysis, data enrichment, unification and visualization (Studio).

About the Position

Foursquare is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team located in our New York City office. This position reports to the Accounting Manager and will also work closely with FP&A and Billing departments as well as cross functionally with all other departments.  

As a Senior Accountant, you will assist the accounting team with the monthly close process, financial reporting, assisting with the financial statement audit, accounts payable and expense management, cash applications, and other ad-hoc projects. This individual will have the opportunity to be a key player on the Accounting Team.  Candidates are expected to have a strong attention to detail; demonstrated problem solving skills; and the ability to thrive in fast paced environments and work independently.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Prepare monthly journal entries such as payroll, revenue, accruals and intercompany transactions
  • Maintain various schedules such as fixed assets, deferred revenue, and debt.
  • Prepare and reconcile various balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare financial reporting information for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support accounts payable processes including processing invoices, making payment batches, and answering emails from vendors.
  • Support in reviewing and approving employee expense reports, AP and credit card reconciliations
  • Assist in the annual audit in terms of gathering supporting information and answering questions for external auditors
  • Collaborate with Finance + Accounting teammates to resolve issues and work on special projects as needed, such as ERP system implementations
  • Partner with other departments to understand and support business processes, ensure proper accounting, and resolve reconciling differences
  • Other ad-hoc accounting tasks, as directed by management.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting is required
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA preferred, or planned path to obtain CPA license
  • Big 4 experience is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Google Suite, experience with NetSuite, Coupa or FloQast is a plus
  • Must have attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to adapt to a fast-changing environment with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent professional judgment, tact, and decision-making ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, we encourage and welcome you to still apply!

 

At Foursquare, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry and market standards.  Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, and specific office location.

The annual total cash compensation range is $72,000-$110,000 however actual salaries can vary based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills and competencies, as well as location. 

Salary is just one component of Foursquare’s total compensation package, which includes restricted stock units, multiple health insurance options, and a wide range of benefits!

 

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible PTO - rest and recharge when you need it!
  • Industry Leading Healthcare - comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Savings and Investments - 401(k) with company match
  • Equipment Setup - you will receive all necessary hardware for your job function
  • Professional Development - annual learning stipend for your career development goals
  • Family Planning and Fertility Programs - programs via Carrot 
  • Employee Resource Groups - to help you stay connected
  • Hybrid Work Schedule for in-person collaboration on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays beginning April 1, 2024. For roles considered remote, this will not apply.

Things to know…

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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