Staff Accountant

Operations – Boston, MA, US

  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Polis is a rapidly growing start-up that makes it easier for organizations to spread their message door-to-door. By leveraging cutting edge technology through deep data analysis and providing a crisp user experience, Polis delivers a targeted solution 10x more effective than traditional canvassing. We have already knocked over 10 million doors, collecting 120 million household records and we're just getting started! Our solutions have been used on two presidential campaigns and by corporate leaders in solar, home security, and a range of other industries.

We are expanding our Accounting Department and are seeking an exceptional Staff Accountant that will report to the Chief Financial Officer. This role is an operations focused accounting position dealing with many of the transactional based activities in the accounting area.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Accounts payable cycle
  • Payroll processing
  • Billing and collections
  • General ledger accounting and related reconciliations
  • Office administration
  • Assist with finance and operational reporting
  • Special projects as assigned

The successful candidate will be a hands-on professional with a passion for continual learning and development, capable of performing detailed financial work, and able to work in team environment handling multiple commitments simultaneously. The candidate should also possess strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. Other requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance
  • Two plus years of prior experience in a financial/accounting role
  • Proven ability to take initiative and get things done independently while supporting other in the organization with key business/financial-related matters
  • Capable of thriving in a fast -pace environment, meeting deadlines
  • Proficient with Excel, QuickBooks and strong overall IT-related skills

What's in it for you…
  • Generous equity offering
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Access to professional networking resources
  • All the Skittles you could possibly eat
  • Strong career path with leadership opportunities

Next steps…
If you like what you've read here, please submit an application and we'll reach out. Not sure this is a fit for you? Submit your resume anyway. 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.