Accountant / Bookkeeper

Full-Time in New Orleans, LA - Finance

WRSTBND is seeking a skilled Financial Accountant / Bookkeeper who will be responsible for the company's daily financial management, corporate accounting, reporting, HR activities, and budget and forecast preparation. This role will work closely with our CFO to assist with overseeing and implementing best practices. Additionally, in this role, you will help to review and develop our internal control policies and procedures and play a significant part in the company's financial management. This is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing startup and play a significant role in shaping the future direction of the company!

As an Accountant at WRSTBND, you’ll:

  • Manage, coordinate, and prepare financial statements (in accordance with GAAP) and present them to company executives / top management
  • Manage all finance and accounting functions including but not limited to AR, AP, GL, and financial reporting (including all regulatory reporting)
  • Ensure the compliance with state reporting requirements, applicable laws, and tax filings
  • Assist with the company budgets and financial forecasts
  • Complete reconciliation for the company's month-end and year-end close processes
  • Assist in improving and documenting company accounting procedures, identifying potential issues, and making improvements to further streamline company operations
  • Perform quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Helping with basic Administrative and HR-related tasks, including running payroll and benefits, and adding/removing team members from the various benefit platforms as needed.

These skills will stand out the most!

  • 2+ years' experience of working in a Financial Accountant / Controller position (bonus points if in a start-up environment)
  • Strong experience with accounting procedures and principles (GAAP)
  • Significant experience with general ledger functions, the month-end/year-end close process, and financial statement management
  • Good knowledge of accounting software and MS Office
  • Strong mathematical and administration skills
  • Self-starter with efficient organizational skills
  • Professional certification such as CPA or CMA (or working towards)
  • BSc degree in Accounting or Finance

These are some of the perks of working at WRSTBND:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Flexible work hours/policy
  • Stock options after 1 year of employment