Staff Accountant I

Who we are:

Over ten years ago, we launched AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) to revolutionize the way small and medium-sized businesses grow and compete. Today our software solutions serve the property management and legal industries.  At the heart of our products and services is a talented and agile team that understands the importance of a 100% customer focus.

With offices in Santa Barbara, Dallas, and San Diego, our business is built for long term success fueled by happy, loyal customers and a team of AppFolians who contribute to our great culture every day.

To learn more about AppFolio and our company values check out our profile on The Muse!

Why AppFolio?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and a 401k Match
  • Amazing company culture: focus on a complete lifestyle
  • Recharge: 20 Days PTO + 9 Paid Holidays
  • Built to last: Grow your career in an innovative, public company
  • Make an impact: your work plays a key role in transforming our customers’ businesses
  • Love your team members: co-workers are often friends too
  • Offices stocked with healthy snacks, games, and goodies
  • A commitment to health/wellness including onsite fitness classes
  • Give back to your team and your community

What we are looking for:

With solutions designed for law firms, property management / real estate and financial professionals, AppFolio’s award winning web-based software is used by thousands of happy customers across the country. We are experiencing high-growth and are hiring highly motivated and experienced accounting and finance professionals who thrive in a supportive culture and rapid growth environment.

AppFolio is looking for an Associate Staff Accountant to focus on general ledger accounting. This position addresses a variety of accounting activities including: bank and credit card reconciliation, accruals, balance sheet account reconciliation and monthly, quarterly and yearly closings.

The ideal candidate has excellent problem solving skills, is a strong communicator, thrives on process improvement and enjoys working in a challenging, high tech environment to support our continued success. The Associate Staff Accountant must take initiative to solve or maintain complex tasks that are routinely done with minimal direct supervision.


  • Prepare month end journal entries
  • Reconcile and analyze basic balance sheet accounts
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes
  • Assist with quarterly and annual SEC reporting
  • Support management with special projects, workflow process improvements, and analysis of accounts as required
  • Aid in reviewing and maintaining SOX documentation and procedures
  • Support Internal Audit with testing Internal Controls
  • Prepare audit schedules and provide analysis for our external auditors on a quarterly basis
  • Perform ad-hoc requests (ie US Gov’t Census report)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • BA/BS in Economics, Business, or a related field; emphasis in Accounting a plus
  • 0-2 years of general accounting and/or financial statement preparation experience desired
  • General knowledge of US GAAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications, including Excel
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and highly motivated/proactive
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and to set and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle confidential information
No outside recruiter or agency submissions, please.
Such submissions will be considered free to AppFolio.

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