Senior Accountant

| Greater NYC Area
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WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Seamless, HBO, Disney, Urban Outfitters, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019 and the Forbes Cloud 100. The company has also been selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work (2019 and 2020), and Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC (2019 and 2020).

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a hands-on, Senior Accountant to join our growing Finance team. This individual will key person on the GL team to ensure the accurate and timely closing of the monthly books, assist with the annual audits and ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Additionally, this individual will innovate and drive efficiencies through continual evaluation of our systems and business processes. This role will report directly to the Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting and have exposure to the Director, Assistant Controller and the VP of Finance, Controller.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Play an essential role in the month-end and quarter-end close processes including preparing and reviewing journal entries and supporting reconciliations
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Maintain account balances including reconciling, researching and resolving all discrepancies
  • Focus on balance sheet liability accounts, including but not limited to accrued expenses and deferred rent
  • Perform monthly analytics to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial statements
  • Work with the FP&A and Accounts Payable team to ensure accurate coding of expenses
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues
  • Assist with external audit requests, including preparation & review of schedules as assigned
  • Aid in the optimization of existing platforms and the use of platform such as NetSuite
  • Prepare documentation on financial processes and policies

WHO YOU ARE

  • At least 3+ years of relevant accounting experience, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Proven knowledge and application of US GAAP, with a general understanding of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Highly organized and results-oriented and works with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines; able to manage multiple priorities
  • Highly self-motivated, detailed oriented, flexible team player that is able to operate independently
  • Proven proficiency of Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
  • General understanding of NetSuite, Workday or other comparable ERP systems is preferred
  • Experience at a Big 4 or large regional firm a plus
  • SaaS or Technology industry experience with subscription and professional service revenue a plus
  • Certified Public Account or currently taking the exam is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Free daily lunch in the office (when we return to the office!), including snacks and beverages
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

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Location

Easily accessible from Penn Station and Hudson Yards.

An Insider's view of Braze

What are some social events your company does?

Every month, a different department hosts a social event - this provides a great opportunity to get to know and collaborate with people across teams. In addition to broader team social events, we also host a quarterly team outing where we do team building activities and socialize outside the office. It’s really fun!

Zana

Business Development Manager, East

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I work closely with teams from across marketing, as well as from a variety of different departments—from customer success to product—to inform the content we create. Thankfully, the people at Braze aren’t just really smart; they’re also thoughtful and kind. That makes collaboration easier and something I look forward to every day.

Todd

Managing Editor, Content Marketing

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Braze, we refer to work-life balance as work-life harmony -- and we strongly value it. Our flexible paid-time-off policy gives team members the ability to take time off in the way that suits them best.

Andrew

Senior Manager, People Relations

What are Braze Perks + Benefits

Braze Benefits Overview

Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there — a happy team member is a healthy one. Our flexible time-off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best, and includes paid parental leave. Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US. When it comes to snacks in the office, we've got you covered — and lunch is on us every single day. When it comes to engaging in the community, we take it seriously. Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use. And lastly, we support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
In addition to volunteering in our communities globally, our Braze Cares program focuses on charitable giving. Employees can curate donation funds to support causes and Braze matches $100 per employee
Partners with Nonprofits
We have a partnership in NYC with New York Edge, a nonprofit bridging the opportunity gap among underserved students by providing programs to improve academic performance, health & wellness & more.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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