Sr. Accountant

Marqeta   •  

Oakland, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 239 days ago

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Position Summary

Marqeta is looking to hire an experienced Senior Accountant who is a self-starter, inquisitive, good at problem solving, and can work in a fast pace start-up environment.  We are building out a strong accounting team.  The Senior Accountant will play a crucial role in the month end close process and will have an opportunity to help create and develop a scalable financial accounting organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monthly close activities, including: accounting for cash, prepaid, accruals, fixed assets, lease, and debt
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Perform flux analysis, investigate variances, and provide clear written documentation of variances
  • Setup schedules and participate in implementing processes
  • Support department initiatives including ensuring a timely and efficient close
  • Support the department for external audits including preparing auditschedules
  • As Marqeta scales, so may this Senior Accountant’s job function and responsibilities


  • Minimum of 5 years of related accounting experience with strong understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Previous experience at both mid-size and start-up companies preferred
  • Public accounting experience and CPApreferred
  • Experience with ERP systems is required
  • Positive attitude, adaptable, team player, with a good sense of humor
  • Deadline oriented with high degree of accuracy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.