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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
Ushur is transforming the way enterprises communicate and engage with customers. Fueled by consumer’s self-service demands, enterprises are modernizing customer engagement and experience models. Ushur is fast becoming the platform of choice for Customer Experience Automation™, enabling these enterprises to leapfrog their digital native counterparts and deliver delightful customer and employee experiences. With cutting-edge Conversational AI, Machine Learning and Intelligent Process Automation technologies, Ushur has enabled Fortune 100 enterprises including some of the world’s most well known brands in healthcare, insurance, banking and financial services sectors to automate their customer engagement. Cloud-native, 100% no-code and purely workflow-driven, Ushur empowers citizen developers within business operations teams to build AI-powered, fully-automated and omni-channel experience to digitally transform customer journeys end-to-end.
Ushur is currently seeking a highly motivated and ambitious individual to join the Accounting/Finance team as a Senior Accountant Contractor Role. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for a variety of hands-on accounting responsibilities with strong understanding of the application of GAAP and financial reporting. The ideal candidate will have uncompromising attention to detail, a positive, proactive, team-focused attitude and strong sense of ownership. This role will report directly to the Controller and necessitates full-time in office presence three days per week.


  • Process and reconcile payroll, payroll taxes, and benefits, including FSA, HSA, short-term (ST) and long-term (LT) disability, and 401(k) contributions.
  • Analyze complex financial reports and records, including Flux Analysis, to identify trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
  • Perform account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data.
  • Provide support and oversight for tax audits and tax returns, collaborating with external auditors and tax advisors as needed.
  • Manage accounting operations including full cycle of accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepaid, accrue, and GL.
  • Real-time processing journal entries, credit card reconciliations.
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing process.
  • Liaise and coordinate with external tax agents and auditors and maintain corporate tax filings.
  • Ensure timely, complete & accurate reporting of accounting records.
  • Ensure that all accounting processes align with GAAP and current financial legislation.
  • Work closely with international accounting teams to ensure consistent application of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Support Go Live NetSuite implementation.
  • Support other management team members with other special projects including yearly audits.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA is a plus, but not required
  • Experience at Big 4 firm or large public accounting firm preferred.
  • Experience in QuickBooks Online and NetSuite is a MUST.
  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Expert-level experience with Excel, financial modeling experience desirable
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases such as QB Online, NetSuite, Rippling.
  • Strong understanding of FSA, HSA, short-term (ST) and long-term (LT) disability, and 401(k) contributions.
  • Proven ability to analyze complex financial reports and records, including Flux Analysis, to identify trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
  • Experience performing account reconciliations to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data.
  • Knowledge of tax laws and regulations, with experience supporting tax audits and tax return preparation.
  • Experience with multitasking and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manipulate large amounts of data.
  • Deadline oriented, organized, ability to multi-task ability in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team-player, positive attitude and flexible
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Great Company Culture. We pride ourselves on having a values-based culture that is welcoming, intentional, and respectful.
Bring your whole self to work. We are focused on building a diverse culture, with innovative ideas where you and your ideas are valued. We are a start-up and know that every person has a significant impact!
Keep learning. One of our core values is Growth Mindset - we believe in lifelong learning. Whether you are a previous student, or currently enrolled in higher education, we can help cover some of those expenses and support your ongoing development and career growth.
Flexible Work. In-office, work-from-home, or hybrid, depending on position and location. We seek to create an environment for all of our employees where they can thrive in both their professional and personal lives.