Senior Accountant at Meetup

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Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities. Show up. Change lives.

As Senior Accountant, you will support the timely completion of accounting functions including our month-end close, account reconciliations, and financial reporting requirements. The Senior Accountant will also own the Accounts Payable process, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices. This role reports directly to Meetup’s Controller/Director of Finance.

The Senior Accountant will: 

  • Drive the monthly close process (booking GL entries, preparing GL account and bank reconciliations)
  • Maintain supporting workpapers for each GL account  
  • Monitor the inflow of invoices from vendors and forwarding to relevant internal stakeholders for approval
  • Review open and aged invoices with Meetup’s CFO and schedule payments 
  • Work closely with the entire Finance team (including Financial Planning & Analysis) and act as a backup for critical roles and responsibilities, including Billing and Payroll
  • Assist with our annual financial statement audit and assist our tax consultants with various tax filings
  • Review legal contracts, invoices, payment histories, and exercise sound judgement to facilitate the resolution of discrepancies with vendors
  • Contribute to a library of process and internal control documentation 
  • Suggest and implement process improvements to build efficiencies into existing processes
  • Follow sound accounting procedures and produce error-free work

The Senior Accountant will demonstrate: 

  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with varying deadlines simultaneously and under time constraints
  • Ability and desire to roll up your sleeves and be hands-on in an entrepreneurial fast-paced environment; you’re a self-starter who loves wearing different hats and have an enthusiastic spirit that no job is too big or too small
  • Excellent follow up skills
  • Strong accounting US GAAP knowledge, familiarity with GL software and financial statements (Meetup uses Intacct and Certify for our GL and AP software)
  • Extremely organized with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills, proficient in MS Office
  • Good time management skills
  • Accurate and thorough work. Recognizes errors and takes necessary steps to correct them
  • Outstanding technical knowledge, application of knowledge to practical situations, soundness of judgment, understanding and performance of job duties

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) in Accounting
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 4-5 years of related business experience, preferably with a mix of public (Big 4/mid-tier preferred) and private 

To be successful in this role the Senior Accountant will need excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple deliverables with flawless execution.

Our team is bold, supportive, and passionate about bringing people together in real life to create community for everyone. We care about moving fast, real-world change, and building diverse, dynamic teams. You in?

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Location

12 East 49th St, New York, NY 10017

An Insider's view of Meetup

What does your typical day look like?

As an engineer at Meetup, my mission is to build things that help product teams focus on our users and develop our product faster and with better quality. My team mob programs or pair programs by default, which works great for us because it increases code and architecture, knowledge sharing, focus, productivity and team bonding.

Jaclyn Jiménez

Senior Full Stack Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

I created my own professional development path by participating in the Employee Resource Group and Diversity & Inclusion council. Participating and organizing these company initiatives allowed me to stretch my leadership muscles, understand the value of empathizing with my colleagues, and appreciate the ability to use my voice to influence change.

Lee Upshur

Pro Support Specialist

What is your vision for the company?

Meetup empowers personal growth through real human connections because we see a future built on deep trust and collective effort. We are creating a world where people can turn to each other to improve their lives. We believe that real, human connection drives real change.

David Siegel

CEO

What's something quirky about your company?

What I enjoy the most about working at Meetup is the people. As a mission driven company with a focus on building community, our community sets a great example. I consider myself incredibly lucky to work amongst such incredible individuals. I feel seen, supported, and empowered to not only be my unique self, but to make the changes I know I can.

Irina Demchenko

Senior Support Specialist

What are Meetup Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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