Staff Accountant - US and Corporate Accounting

Location: New York City

We are seeking an energetic Staff Accountant for our US- Corporate Accounting team. Our corporate accounting team is responsible for the global accounting and reporting of Outbrain across various international locations. You will play a key role in ensuring the maintenance and integrity of certain account ledgers with a heavy focus on the End of Month/Quarter/Year-end process.

You will report directly to the Corporate Accounting Manager, which represents a great opportunity to gain experience in many aspects of a finance department in a rapidly growing digital organisation.

The successful applicant will be able to fulfil the following tasks:

  • General accounting - GL maintenance, reconciliations, monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes, bank reconciliations.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting information for Outbrain budget owners, Management and Finance executive team
  • Assist in the analysis of variances for specific balances such as Professional services fees, Licenses & Apps, Patents and other key accounts, including valuable finance insight and storytelling to key stakeholders
  • Managing PO process and ensuring proper accruals
  • Support local auditors
  • Handling other ad hoc tasks within finance when required
  • Grow within a finance organization moving to become a leader in the digital area
  • Embrace change and system automation allowing scalability and adding value and strategic insight to the business
  • Excellent Collaborator
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and liaise across multiple stakeholders (both internal and external) to achieve objectives
  • A great communicator who can respond quickly in a fast-moving environment, with all levels including management and external parties
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and planning ability
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to handle changing circumstances when necessary
  • Self-motivation with an interest in understanding how tasks, processes (and to some extend systems) relate to the overall running and management of the business
  • A proactive attitude with the aptitude to take initiative to get things done
  • Able to anticipate
  • Technology savvy

To be successful, you will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Preference for Big-4 experience
  • Preferences for experience in auditing fast growing Hi-Tech companies and US GAAP knowledge
  • Attention to detail and ability to take ownership of work and bring to completion
  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ideally NetSuite and Adaptive
  • Fluency in English
  • Hebrew, Slovenian, and Portuguese are a plus

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