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Cloud Accountant (Hybrid In-Office/Remote)

Company: Brenner, LLP
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Hybrid In-Office/Remote Our cloud accountants make up the core of our managed accounting staff. The team provides end-to-end back-office services to our clients, including bookkeeping, financial reporting, payroll, and accounts payable management. Working together in small teams, our staff coordinates with clients to gather the necessary information to accurately manage all aspects of their back-office. Team members are self-starters, who take pride in seeing a project through to completion. As the ecosystem of apps we have at our disposal continues to grow and evolve, our cloud accountants tailor solutions on a client-by-client basis, and devise systematic improvements to ensure we make the most of available automation tools. While most members of our managed accounting team are local, it is a remote-first team. This requires a comfort level with remote work, and the ability to collaborate with team members from around the world with tools like Zoom and Slack. Responsibilities Prepare client bookkeeping from end-to-end, proactively requesting additional information as needed. Complete financial statements each month or quarter within agreed-upon time frame of month-end. Process payroll using a web-based payroll platform, providing ancillary payroll support to clients as needed. Coordinate bill capture, approval and payment. Provide short-term cash reporting to clients as needed, using web-based cash reporting tools. Continue to build upon your technical knowledge of the current app ecosystem, the native integrations these tools provide, and how to utilize third-party integration tools like Zapier to maximize efficiency. Develop internal relationships to foster a culture of collaboration. Provide exceptional client service on all matters when called upon Minimum Qualifications Requirements 3 years of cloud-based bookkeeping experience. Exceptional written & oral communication skills. Experience working directly with clients, requesting additional information, and providing client support. Exceptional organizational skills & attention to detail. Ability to manage priorities when simultaneously managing several projects. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of programs. Basic knowledge of income tax preparation. A working understanding of the current app ecosystem available to accountants. Preferred Qualifications Xero or QuickBooks Online certification. 3 years of income tax preparation experience. Experience with the accounts payable platform. Comfortable providing app consulting to clients. Experience identifying opportunities to grow clients into higher-value offerings. Experience onboarding new clients. A deep understanding of the current app ecosystem at-large, and experience utilizing integration tools like Zapier. Benefits In addition to competitive compensation packages, Brenner offers the following benefits: Health & wellness Health, life & disability insurance is made available to all full-time employees at no cost. Many of our staff use sit/stand desks, and our break room is stocked with fresh produce during tax season. Paid time off All staff members receive three weeks paid time off per year, plus comp time for overtime worked. Professional staff earned an average of 9.8 weeks combined PTO and comp time in 2017. Staff are also allowed to cash out comp time at their discretion. Retirement planning Brenner matches up to 4% of 401(k) deferrals, in addition to a discretionary profit sharing contribution. Flexible work scheduling Most positions allow for hands-off, flexible work scheduling.

Keywords: Brenner, LLP, San Jose , Cloud Accountant (Hybrid In-Office/Remote), Administration, Clerical , San Jose, California

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