Accountant

Workiva is a rapidly growing company that builds collaborative, cloud-based applications for financial and executive teams. We are seeking an Accountant for our growing team. The Accountant will focus on providing general accounting assistance within the Accounting team. The position performs tasks directly related to their area of expertise as well as assists with assigned special projects.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Contract Review and Interpretation: Interprets contracts and invoices with available knowledge and implement credit memos within scope of authority
  • Compare invoice entries to contracts and sales orders and remedy as needed
  • Communicates with cross-functional teams on new contracts, and customers or vendors, as needed, to ensure invoice matches intent behind the order
  • Ensures proper recognition of revenue or expense is captured on organization's financial statements
  • Technical Accounting Expertise:  Provides accounting expertise in assigned area of accounting
  • Handles queue of vendor, customer, and sales team inquiries and escalates as needed
  • Completes assigned account reconciliations at month-end and forward for review
  • Demonstrates and applies strong accounting knowledge, acumen, and technical expertise
  • Handles outside auditor questions and provides support to outside auditors, tax service providers, and other project personnel as requested

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience would be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years prior operating accounting experience required
  • Analytical ability to interpret contracts and policies
  • Proficient accounting software knowledge, along with generic computer skills required
  • Spreadsheet skills required
  • Strong communication/collaborative skills to work with many personalities inside and outside of the company

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