Overview

About the right team member:

You’re looking to develop your skills, learn and grow while helping to build the financial infrastructure of a rapidly scaling FinTech firm. You’re a high-energy teammate looking to work across functions and solve problems.

At Betterment you will get to:

Assist the Accounting team in both day-to-day operations and long term responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Identify process-related issues and problem-solve to build new procedures
  • Play key role in our annual external audit process
  • Collaborate with the accounting manager to build out and account for revenue transactions
  • Assist in the month end close and financial reporting processes
  • Oversee vendor procurement and expense reporting
  • Support the administration of the company’s multi-state payroll process
  • Perform additional ad-hoc requests which arise throughout the year

You will be effective if you have:

  • A demonstrated ability to work independently and meet priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A proficiency with Microsoft Excel and a general understanding of accounting technology
  • A self-starter with a inquisitive mind and meticulous attention to detail
  • An understanding of financial statements and the importance of financial accuracy

Bonus points if you have:

  • Have or are working towards a CPA license
  • Have experience/knowledge of FinTech companies and the greater financial services industry

About Betterment

Betterment is the largest independent online financial advisor with more than $16 billion in assets under management. The service is designed to help increase customers’ long-term returns and lower taxes for retirement planning, building wealth, and other financial goals. Betterment takes advanced investment strategies and uses technology to deliver them to more than 400,000 customers across its three business lines: direct-to-consumer, Betterment for Advisors, and Betterment for Business. Learn more.

Come join us!

We’re an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, predisposing genetic characteristic, domestic violence victim status, arrest records, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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