Staff Accountant - Corporate Accounting

Collective Health is on a mission to make it effortless for organizations and their people to understand, navigate and pay for their healthcare. Collective Health combines technology, design, and a human touch to allow benefits teams to deliver a truly enjoyable healthcare experience to their employees while also equipping benefits teams and their consulting partners with the data and insights necessary to help develop effective and efficient benefits strategies. Backed by the same investors behind SpaceX, Airbnb, Palantir and Slack, our team brings together domain experts — engineers from NASA, product managers from Facebook, actuaries from Blue Shield and executives from Google — to reimagine health insurance with technology and design.

We are looking for a Staff Accountant to join the company’s Corporate Accounting team and support the company’s rapid growth. You will assist the team by improving controls and processes to meet our operational and reporting requirements that will help scale and shape our business. This position, which reports to the Corporate Accounting Manager, will work on a number of accounting functions, including but not limited to, processing invoices, preparing monthly journal entries and participating in the month-end close process.

Core Job Requirements:

  • Responsible for day to day management of GL functions, such as cash, fixed assets, prepaid expenses etc.
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly reconciliations
  • Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions, as well as managing vendor relationships
  • Review and reconcile company credit cards, including collaborating across departments to obtain necessary support
  • Assist with the year-end audit and regulatory filings
  • Ad-hoc projects as assigned

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Positive, enthusiastic energy with a desire to learn
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Accounting preferred) obtained by Summer 2018
  • Understanding of GAAP
  • 0 - 1 years of accounting experience
  • Microsoft excel experience is required
  • Private industry or Big 4 experience is a plus
  • Excited to build a better health insurance company!
Collective Health is a technology company working to create the healthcare experience we all deserve. Founded in 2013, our team of engineers, designers, product managers, and actuaries are redefining the $1 trillion market of employer-sponsored health benefits with data-driven and people-focused products. Our complete health benefits solution helps great companies like Activision Blizzard, Palantir, Restoration Hardware, and Pinterest take care of their people by harnessing the power of design and technology. Based in San Francisco, CA, we’re backed by some of the best investors in Silicon Valley including Google Ventures, Founders Fund, NEA, and Redpoint Ventures. For more information, visit us at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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