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Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Our Mission

SPAN is enabling electrification for all

SPAN is mission-driven to design, build, and deploy products that electrify our built environment, decarbonize our world, and slow the effects of climate change.

  • Decarbonization is the process to reduce or remove greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide, from entering our atmosphere.

  • Electrification is the process of replacing fossil fuel appliances that run on gas or oil with all-electric upgrades for a cleaner way to power our lives.

At SPAN, we believe in:

  • Enabling homes and vehicles powered by clean energy

  • Making electrification upgrades possible

  • Building more resilient homes with reliable backup

  • Designing a flexible and distributed electrical grid

The Role

The Senior Accountant is a vital position on the accounting team at SPAN. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this individual will demonstrate the ability to be self-directed and prioritize important tasks while working with limited oversight. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will demonstrate a strategic mindset and act in a fiduciary capacity with respect to the company’s assets and business interests . Critical skills for this position include solid experience with US GAAP, clear communications, being a team player, maintaining confidentiality, detail-oriented, and acting with the highest degree of integrity.

About You

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and accruals

  • Minimum three years of direct experience with accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger journal entries and reconciliations

  • Must have recent proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with intermediate to advanced Excel skills

  • Must have proficiency with NetSuite. Experience with FloQast or Blackline, Ramp and Boomi is a plus

  • Customer service orientation, tact and negotiation skills

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Proactive, self-motivated, takes initiative and ability to work with little supervision

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment

  • The ability to exercise professional skepticism and work independently

  • Organized and excellent follow-through a must; detail-oriented and deadline driven

  • Demonstrates resourcefulness; flexible to adapt to changing needs/priorities

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience preparing flux analysis and financial statements preferred

  • Mfg./electrification industry experience a plus

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • CPA (or pursuing) preferred

Responsibilities, Duties, and Expectations:

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close entries and reconciliations for various general ledger accounts, including payroll, stock based compensation, prepaids, investments, debt and equity securities, fixed assets and capitalized software.

  • Propose accounting procedures, and processes and implement best practices to increase quality and speed of closing activities in assigned areas

  • Review daily treasury activity

  • Review and analyze monthly financial statements and flux analysis

  • Assist in preparation and reporting of financial results to the executive leadership team and broader management

  • Assist with investor and compliance reporting

  • Assist with Income Tax and Sales Tax filing and reporting

  • Run the regular accounting team stand-up and close meetings

  • Support the sales and sales operations teams with processing customer credits and billings, and the implementation of new programs as needed

  • Oversee the customer rebate process

  • Manage the customer collections process

  • Support the annual financial statement and bank audit processes

The U.S. base salary range for this position is $99,000 - $156,000 plus benefits, equity and variable compensation for Sales-related roles. This range represents SPAN’s good faith estimate of competitively-priced salary for the role based on national, real-time industry data from companies of a similar growth stage. This range reflects minimum and maximum new hire salaries for the role across US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by location and individual factors including relevant skills, experience and education or training. This range correlates to the relative level of the candidate we believe we need for the role and may require an adjustment for candidates of a different level.

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the location this role is based during the hiring process.

Life at SPAN

SPAN embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Headquartered in San Francisco’s vibrant SoMa neighborhood, we are an eclectic group of creative thinkers who value open communication, teamwork, and a ‘make it happen’ approach to addressing complex challenges.

We’re hiring talented individuals who are driven by success and are passionate about shaping the future of renewable energy. If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to consider joining the rapidly growing team at SPAN.

The Perks:

⚡ Competitive compensation + equity grants at a well-funded, venture-backed company

⚡ Comprehensive benefits (including medical; dental, vision, life and disability insurance)

⚡ Comfortable, sunny office space located near BART and Caltrain public transit

⚡ Strong focus on teambuilding and company culture (events, meet-ups, clubs)

⚡ Flexible hours and unlimited PTO

Interested in joining our team? Submit an application today and we’ll be in touch with next steps!