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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023
We are building the future of freight
Mothership's groundbreaking technology is unlocking the world's potential by making freight delivery more efficient. Started in 2017, we're backed by some of venture capital's best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today's most innovative companies.
Our mission is to provide reliable, lightning-fast logistics, powered by the best technology and delivered by the most helpful humans.
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Accountant to join our dynamic Finance team. As a key member of our organization, you will report directly to the Corporate Controller and play a vital role in supporting the day-to-day accounting responsibilities and general accounting functions. Collaboration with the entire Finance team will be essential in this position.
The ideal candidate for this position is someone who thrives in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment and wants to play a crucial role in building and solidifying a scalable financial structure. We would love to meet you if you are passionate about accounting and finance, and want to join a diverse, fast-growing startup!

What you'll do

  • Spearhead and assume responsibility for the daily accounting and financial operations
  • Uphold the integrity of the general ledger, aligning it with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Conduct bank account and credit card transaction reconciliations
  • Lead monthly and annual closing procedures
  • Provide assistance in preparing and delivering financial statements
  • Support the integration of new accounting policies and standards
  • Monitor and scrutinize financial data to identify opportunities for enhancement
  • Aid in ensuring compliance with internal control protocols
  • Assist with both internal and external audits and tax inquiries
  • Accomplish miscellaneous projects and fulfill special requests as required


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in general accounting within a dynamic or startup environment, showcasing your ability to thrive in fast-paced settings
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of general accounting practices and US GAAP
  • Proficiency with ERP accounting software, preferably NetSuite
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive, leveraging these tools to enhance your work efficiency
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills, allowing you to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • High level of adaptability and flexibility to navigate rapidly in changing environments
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to maintaining confidentiality
  • Intellectual curiosity, proactiveness, and self-motivation to drive continuous improvement
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field, demonstrating your solid foundation in accounting principles

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary and employee stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage (PPO)
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Equipped with the latest technology
Culture at Mothership
We’re an ambitious, productive, and collaborative group. Our team is passionate about our mission and eager to produce work at the highest level.
If this sounds like a place you’d be a great addition to, let’s chat.