Accounting Associate

Job at Stronghold



Full time

About the Company

Named a Forbes Fintech 50, Stronghold’s mission is to improve financial access by powering innovative payment and financial services solutions through our open APIs.  We’ve been going deep to lay the underlying rails for modern payments and reach all customers with secure, transparent ways to move money. We are seeking team players who can evolve with the company as we scale and add new products. We are a team of technologists and industry experts who take a data-driven and innovative approach to solving problems. 

We power possibilities for our customers by bringing the best talent together in an open and collaborative work environment that rewards curiosity and grit.

Stronghold is proud of its SF Bay Area and New Zealand roots and strives to build a diverse team to serve our ecosystem better while staying true to our core values.  Our core values are to Be Self Aware, Have Good Judgment, Be Curious, Seek Innovation, Excellent Communication, High Impact, Be Bold, Be Selfless, Be Accountable, Be Honest, and Show Grit.

About the Role

Stronghold is looking for a detail-oriented and organized individual to join our team as a Part-Time Accounting Associate. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting and finance, with the ability to efficiently manage financial records and ensure accurate and timely reporting. This part-time position offers flexible hours and is perfect for individuals looking to contribute their expertise to a dynamic work environment.

What You'll Do

  • Financial Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records using accounting software.
  • Financial Operations: Assisting with the recording, analysis, reporting, ensuring compliance, and maintaining the overall financial health of the organization. 
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable: Process invoices, manage bill payments, and monitor accounts receivable.
  • Bank Reconciliation: Conduct regular reconciliation of bank statements to ensure accuracy on a timely basis. 
  • Financial Reporting: Be able to assist the controller with generating financial reports, including income statements and balance sheets, on a regular basis.
  • Payroll Processing: Assist in processing payroll, ensuring accurate and timely payments.
  • Budget Monitoring:Work closely with management to assist with monitoring and adhering to budgetary guidelines.
  • Audit Assistance: Work with the Finance team to prepare necessary documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Close:Support month-end and quarter-end close activities to ensure financial accuracy and completeness.
  • Project Management: Supporting the Controller in managing financial projects to improve processes, systems, and policies. Coordinating cross-functional teams to ensure projects are completed. Identifying, mitigating and communicating status, risks, successes associated with financial projects.

What We're Looking For

  • Educational Background: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred. 
  • Experience: 2+ years experience. Proven experience as a Xero bookkeeper, with specific experience in US GAAP accounting.
  • Software Proficiency: Familiarity with accounting software (e.g., Xero) and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial record keeping.
  • Problem Solver and Adaptable: Willing to roll-up your sleeves and get the job done with minimal supervision. Open to adopt changes in order to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

$35 - $45 an hour

Part time position with 20 hours per week

$35-$45 hourly rate  

Ability to work remotely within the US

Authorized to work in the United States (required)

Company: Stronghold

Skills: accounting

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