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Staff Accountant

| Greater NYC Area
Transfix, named one of Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Startups" in 2018, is the leading freight marketplace that's transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing tools, guaranteed capacity, data-driven insights, and reliable service, Transfix is changing the world of transportation one load at a time. Join us, and leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.
Based in New York City, Transfix is backed by top VC firms including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, and Lerer Hippeau.
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. We are building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We're hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.
As a Staff Accountant, you'll support our Assistant Controller with accounting and finance responsibilities.
If you are excited about tackling challenges to improve the lives of truckers and shippers across the country and reinventing an industry from the inside out, send us your resume.

What you'll do:

  • Direct the Company’s day-to-day accounting including maintenance of the general ledger, chart of
  • accounts and journal entries
  • Support month-end close process and financial statement review, including variance analyses for all
  • areas of the financial statements, closely partner with cross-functional teams
  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations, and maintain all relevant supporting
  • schedules in audit-ready fashion
  • Support Assistant Controller in implementing best practices and procedures around the internal
  • control framework and accounting policies
  • Collaborate with Product & Technology departments to design and automate manual accounting
  • processes
  • Process semi-monthly payroll and coordinate with the People team
  • Be the point person in preparing and gathering documents requested by our auditors relating to the
  • annual audit
  • Manage and oversee tax accounting and compliance obligations
  • Administer the Expensify expense reimbursement platform and process all out of pocket reports
  • while ensuring compliance with internal corporate policies
  • Assist in Ad Hoc projects that match your interests and may include: better integration with our GL system NetSuite, financial statement analytics, and drafting accounting memos

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA a plus
  • 1-2 years of audit experience at Big 4
  • Advanced excel skills and experience working with ERP solutions (QuickBooks, NetSuite, Looker, Bill.com, Zendesk, Namely)
  • Motivated, self-starter who enjoys working in a team-oriented fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding attention to details coupled with an ability to see the bigger picture
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

Transfix borders the famous Times Square neighborhood–there is nothing you won't find here!

An Insider's view of Transfix

What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.

Jenni

Office Manager

What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

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