Accountant

About Niche

Every month, millions of people use Niche to choose where to live, work, and go to school. We have in-depth reviews, rankings, and statistics on every college, K-12 school, and neighborhood in the U.S. and millions of monthly website visitors. Located in Pittsburgh, we're quickly becoming one of the largest websites in the U.S.

Niche.com is all about finding where you fit in and that mission inspires how we operate every day in our office. Our management team is dedicated to our award-winning workplace that encourages openness, teamwork, and resourcefulness. On top of that, we want Niche to be a place people truly enjoy working.

About the Job

We’re looking for a highly motivated Accountant to play an integral role in the financial operations team of our growing Company.  This position reports directly to the Accounting Manager and has a lot of room for growth. You will be tasked with performing day to day accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and preparation of financial reports.  You will also be involved with a wide range of projects including coordinating activities of the external auditors, continually evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and process improvement projects. You'll have interaction with all departments in the business with a focus on developing processes to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of financial and commercial operations.

What You Will Do

  • Enter data into Quickbooks Online and SaaSOptics including customer invoices, customer cash receipts, vendor bills, and journal entries
  • Complete monthly bank statement and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Support all accounting related functions including general ledger maintenance, revenue recognition, accounts receivable, procurement, accounts payable, payroll, and benefits administration
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statements, management reports, and supporting analysis
  • Analyze financial results and reconcile balance sheet accounts to ensure financial statements are complete, accurate, and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Work with an external accounting firm to complete annual financial statement audits and provide required information to file Federal and State tax returns in a timely manner
  • Produce and maintain complex Excel spreadsheets including the use of pivot tables
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of financial operations
  • Perform special projects on an as-needed basis

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelors degree with at least 2 years of Accounting experience
  • Proficiency with accounting systems and must be proficient using Quickbooks Online
  • Prior experience with Salesforce or a similar CRM service is a plus
  • At least intermediate level proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Highly organized, with good time management and prioritization skills, acute attention to detail
  • Self-starter with proven ability to research information, problem-solve and coordinate projects
  • Able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, and exercise sound business judgment
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, confident, and works with a sense of urgency
  • Adaptable, versatile, and able to work in a fast paced and adapting environment
  • Must have a positive attitude and approach all interactions with a customer service orientation
  • CPA or a CPA candidate a plus

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation
  • Premium health plan, including vision and dental (provided at no cost to the employee)
  • 20 PTO days, 10 paid holidays and 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options and SIMPLE IRA
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users!

Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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