June 03, 2024
USA Only
$60K - $110K USD *

Senior Accountant

About the job:


Tropic helps innovative companies save time and money by delivering unprecedented visibility and control over every dollar, every contract, and every supplier in one place. We're the spend management software, data, and services you can trust—we guarantee it. Tropic is procurement paradise, where your bottom line is our top priority.

We launched from stealth in 2020, raised $65 million in back-to-back Series A & B funding, grew 5X, were named a LinkedIn Top Startup, are building an incredible team and award-winning culture, and are managing over 5 billion dollars in spend for companies like OpenAI, Intercom, Notion, Plaid, & Greenhouse. Now is the perfect time to join. The best is yet to come! 🌴🚀


We are looking to hire someone based in the United States for this position.

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join as an integral part of the accounting team, responsible for providing accurate and timely financial reporting to the broader Finance Org and Management team. This individual will report to the Director of Accounting and will play a significant part in scaling our General Ledger and Financial Reporting functions. This individual will collaborate with teams throughout the organization to ensure the timely and accurate completion of key reporting activities. This individual will also assist with certain month-end closing activities.

This is a role positioned for growth. As the Senior Accountant familiarizes themselves with our technology stack and business, we expect them to identify areas for process improvement within their areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will be professionally curious, have a strong accounting background, understand US GAAP, and possess excellent communication and writing skills.

What You'll Do

  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of all financial transactions; perform monthly close duties, including general journal entries in areas such as payroll, prepaids, accrued liabilities, and cash, reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, and post-close financial reporting processes.
  • Assist in the day-to-day management of Tropic’s AP, Credit Card, Expense Reimbursement, and Collections processes.
  • Assist in the evaluation and adoption of accounting standard updates, including documenting conclusions around complex and technical accounting areas applicable to Tropic’s business.
  • Identify opportunities to automate current manual processes and improve the utilization of technology and systems to create efficiencies within the accounting department.
  • Perform ad hoc financial statement analysis and communicate findings to management.
  • Assist with the preparation and completion of Tropic’s initial financial statement audit and quarterly reporting for the board and investors.

What You’ve Done

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA qualification (or CPA track) is strongly preferred.
  • 4+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Public accounting experience is a plus.
  • A mix of industry (preferably at a high-growth tech company) and public accounting experience is strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems (QuickBooks and/or NetSuite), including the understanding of integrations leveraged to manage cash, payments, and invoicing.
  • Advanced Excel skills are strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects while meeting goals and deadlines. Should be able to communicate priorities and timelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Team player. Attention to detail. Organized and thorough. The desire for continuous improvement.
  • Self-motivated to learn new approaches and tools. We want someone who can problem-solve creatively and meet expanding business needs as circumstances require.
  • A strong knowledge of US GAAP is a must, and experience in technical accounting is a plus.


Specific to pay transparency laws, the salary range starts at $100,000 and may include commission, incentive pay, incentive stock options, and benefits. The final job level and compensation will be determined by factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, years of relevant experience, skills, qualifications, certifications, geographic location, and other business considerations.

What We Offer

  • 100% medical, dental, & vision coverage for all employees + dependents
  • Remote first work environment
  • Optional offices in NYC, Atlanta and Denver
  • Virtual & in-person meetups
  • $1000 annual stipend for WFH, L&D, Wellness
  • Unlimited flexible vacation and holiday time off
  • 14 paid company holidays
  • 12-week parental leave for all parents
  • Online mental health therapy
  • Commuter benefits, FSA, HSA
  • Award-winning values and culture
  • Equity refresh program
  • 401k plan

Research suggests that 60% of those identifying as under-represented might have talked themselves out of applying due to imposter syndrome or theconfidence gap. If this applies to you, feel empowered to apply for this role even if your experience doesn't exactly match up to our job description (our job descriptions are directional and not perfect recipes for exactly what we need).

Tropic is an equal opportunity employer that supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class. Tropic is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.

USA Only
$60K - $110K USD/Year *

Company Benefits

* Compensation was calculated as an average of similar positions and is not guaranteed.
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