Accountant

Recruiter
Trupanion
Location
Seattle, Washington, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
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Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Description

Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.

Position Summary:

Trupanion is looking for a driven and innately curious Accountant who will be a core member of the Financial Operations Team! As a critical member of a rapidly diversifying public company, this individual will work cross-functionally to support various strategic corporate initiatives and divisions, but will primarily collaborate with our Worksite Benefits Team to enhance and refine their financial processes. This is an action-oriented position that will need to pioneer the enhancement of financial tools, processes, and procedures to facilitate the rapid scaling of this key business segment, all while navigating gray-area and communicating effectively to peers, leaders, and other team members!

Responsibilities Include:
  • Develop accurate monthly group account reconciliations.
  • Collaborate to ensure timely payment remittance and payment applications.
  • Build out the Worksite Benefit broker commission payment process.
  • Ensure processes and related financial information produced adhere to US GAAP and are SOX compliant.
  • Spearhead the monthly financial and KPI reporting efforts for our Australian operations.
  • Prepare supporting documents for reporting, quarterly reviews, and/or year-end audits, as needed.
  • Think critically and maintain an inquisitive mentality to recommend, implement, and document operational improvements to promote efficiency and SOX compliance.
  • Other ad hoc tasks and projects as needed to support our 5-year strategic plan and vital growth initiatives.

Qualifications (Please include a cover letter with your application!)

Education & Certifications:
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred, but not required

Experience & Skills:
  • 2-4 years of public or corporate accounting experience, with exposure to a fast-paced and dynamic environment, desired
  • Experience with MS Dynamics Great Plains or a Tier 1 ERP system, desired
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, required
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve and drive process improvements, required

Benefits and Perks:
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
  • Four weeks paid time off
  • Five-week sabbatical after five years of employment
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly, and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services for office pets during business hours
  • Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Free on-site gym

About Trupanion:

We're all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We're focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.

Take a look inside our office and see for yourself:

https://www.facebook.com/Trupanion/videos/10155423763702974/

Trupanion Team DNA:

At Trupanion, we achieve great things together when we are:
  • Caring: We are kind to each other and assume positive intent.
  • Collaborative: We work together to achieve company goals (we not me).
  • Courageous: We are determined, take risks, and make bold moves.
  • Curious: We seek new information to continually better ourselves and our work.
  • Honest: We believe candid communication leads to successful teamwork.
  • Inclusive: We welcome and value all people and perspectives.
  • Nimble: We readily adapt and evolve in pursuit of progress and innovation.

For more information about Trupanion, visit http://trupanion.com/about

Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.