Senior Accountant at CrowdStreet
Portland, OR, US

We are a team dedicated to transforming the world of commercial real estate (CRE) through technology.   Our online Marketplace gives investors unparalleled access to CRE investment opportunities. Founded in 2014, CrowdStreet believes that the markets are stronger when they are more accessible, transparent, and efficient. For everyone. 

Our momentum is building; we’ve just crossed over the $500 million mark in CRE investing, which demonstrates that online investing is here to stay. We are the winner of the 2019 Rising Star Award in the annual Oregon Technology Awards and the 2018 CRETECH Crowdfunding & Capital Sourcing Award.

Our headquarters are in downtown Portland overlooking Pioneer Square, the “living room” of the city. We offer great benefits, a fantastic culture, and a dog-friendly office. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

About the Role

To support our finance and accounting team’s rapid growth, we are hiring a Senior Accountant,  reporting to the Director of Finance, to help lead the accounting team with operational and technical accounting excellence, while helping scale our growing business with new process and systems.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Manage the accounting cycle, including the close process, revenue recognition, commissions, receivables and payables and expense management

  • Manage the reporting process for use by the management team and the BOD

  • Lead the budgeting process including timely and accurate budget to actual reporting

  • Lead, develop, and build out a highly functioning accounting team (currently senior accountant and year-round intern)

  • Manage tax filings and compliance with external preparer and the annual external audit

  • Lead technical accounting research and prepare complete research memo’s

  • Expand and help lead the development of internal controls

  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement changes to accounting processes, systems, and operational process and systems to support the scaling of the company

  • Support ad-hoc requests including financial and data analysis and special projects

What We Must Have

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in ideally a combination of at least 3 years of public accounting and industry “in-house” accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s level degree in Accounting 

  • A “roll up your sleeves” self-starter/motivator that is nimble and able to adapt in a fast paced environment.

  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in both operational and technical accounting (including revenue recognition (ASC 606))

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a small accounting team, developing team members, while also able to act as an individual contributor on more complex matters

  • Experience with financial analysis and supporting the reporting and analysis of KPIs

  • Experience in a high growth technology startup environment

  • Strong project management aptitude and ability to manage a project/process through from start to finish

  • Experience with Gsuite, NetSuite, Salesforce, Quickbooks,, MineralTree, Expensify, or similar systems AND advanced user of Excel/Google Sheets

What is Nice to Have

  • Master’s level degree in Accounting and/or Finance

  • Experience in an online marketplace, commercial real estate  or investment fund accounting

How to Apply

Please submit your resume online with a cover letter stating:

1) Why you’re interested in working for CrowdStreet, and

2) A brief summary of how you meet each of our qualifications (including the “nice to haves”). The best way to do this is to copy/paste the requirements bullets and put a brief answer after each summarizing your relevant experience.