Human Interest is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to be responsible for a number of accounting processes including the routine monthly close process and spearheading process improvements. Working closely with the Accounting Manager, primary responsibilities will include the preparation of bank transactions, deferred commissions (ASC 340), accruals, and various journal entries in support of the monthly close process.

What you get to do every day

  • Independently own the close process (e.g. JE preparation, account reconciliations, etc.) for various balance sheet and income statement accounts, including cash, operating expenses, and accruals
  • Prepare thoughtful explanations on P&L and Balance Sheet fluxes for management reporting and analysis
  • Support quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Implement, support, and help maintain strong internal control policies and procedures to develop efficiencies within our monthly close process
  • Identify and drive process improvements around data integrity, timely close reporting, and financial accuracy
  • Collaborate with FP&A, Technical Accounting, and other cross-functional teams to successfully align on effective financial processes
  • Participate in other assignments and ad hoc projects as required

What you bring to the role

  • 3+ years of accounting experience, with at least 2+ years in public accounting, Big 4 preferred
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA is strongly preferred
  • Experience in SaaS/Tech industry preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Experience with NetSuite is preferred
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks, and deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic environment with the desire for continuous improvement
  • Must be able to work normal business hours in the PST time zone


Why you will love working at Human Interest

Mission – Highly collaborative startup dedicated to supporting employee engagement and growth. It’s an opportunity to help solve one of the biggest unsolved problems in America: saving for retirement.

Culture  Our operating principles define how we come together as a team to do our work. They reflect Human Interest’s unique view on what’s important and what’s right. Documenting this core aspect of our culture helps employees make good decisions on their own. It also helps candidates considering career opportunities critically evaluate whether they will thrive at Human Interest.

  • Customer obsession
  • Long-term orientation
  • Autonomous and accountable teams
  • An escalating bar for talent and performance
  • Fundamental optimism

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Compensation – At Human Interest, there are a number of factors that are used to determine the appropriate pay range for each position. We take into account the cost of labor for each position in various markets across the US. The base salary for this position spans $115,000 – $135,000 and represents the minimum in our lowest geographic region to a maximum in our highest geographic region. The salary that we offer to a new employee within this range is based on their location within the US, their relevant job-related skills, and experience. At Human Interest, base salary is one component of the overall Total Rewards package. Depending on the position, additional compensation components such as bonus, commission, and equity may be offered. All of our employees are offered a robust suite of physical, financial and mental wellness benefits.

Benefits –

  • A great 401(k) plan: Our own! Our 401(k) includes a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of compensation (immediately vested) and $0 plan fees
  • Top-of-the-line health plans, as well as dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO and parental leave policies
  • Addition Wealth – Unlimited access to digital tools, financial professionals, and a knowledge center to help you understand your equity and support your financial wellness
  • Lyra – Enhanced Mental Health Support for Employees and dependents
  • Carrot – Fertility healthcare and family forming benefits
  • Candidly – Student loan resource to help you and your family plan, borrow, and repay student debt
  • Monthly work-from-home stipend; quarterly lifestyle stipend
  • Employee Resource Groups including Veterans, Lift Ev’ry Voice, Pride, LatinX, Families, and Women in Tech
  • Fun online and regional events and celebrations and department and company offsites
  • The vast majority of our positions can be 100% remote

We’re a great place to work (but don’t take our word for it)

Here’s a list of our awards and accolades:

  • Best Places to Work by Built In (2023-2024)
  • Certified as a Great Place To Work® (2023)
  • A Top Company by Y Combinator (2020-2023)
  • America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes (2020-2022)
  • Inc. Fastest Growing Companies (2021)


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