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Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2023

Sylva is on a mission to buy, build, and grow niche online communities. We operate as a fully-remote, highly-decentralized organization. We want to create an environment where all of our teammates can do the best work of their lives and share in the upside of the company that we’re building together.

The Staff Accountant is a junior position within Sylva and will work closely with the finance team. This position is responsible and accountable for assisting with the financial controls and leading the transactional financial operations function.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the efficient, accurate, and timely production of consolidated financial statements.
  • Assisting with execution of the month-end close and consolidation processes, including recording of accruals, prepaids, fixed assets, and other g/l accounts.
  • Ensuring business transactions are reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience in accounting, preferably with a mid-size to large company
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Must have experience with NetSuite
  • Software company experience preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP principles
  • Heavy Excel usage (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles and the ability to apply knowledge in identifying and resolving issues with internal stakeholders

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Unlimited PTO (with mandatory 2 weeks per year)
  • Immediate 401k contribution with a non-elective contribution of 3% from Sylva. This means Sylva will always contribute 3%.
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Monthly WFH stipend
  • One-time workplace setup bonus
  • Generous Parental Leave Policy - 16 weeks fully paid for all parents (birthing, non birthing, foster, adoptive, etc.)
  • All employees have access to an EAP (Employee Assistance Program) which provides extended health & wellness benefits
  • Remote first culture