Lead Accountant

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Why We’re Hiring

We’ve been primarily focused on developing our product and getting it out in the world. Our app hosts about 15,000 transactions per day, and that number has been growing about 10% weekly. We’re turning our attention to developing and streamlining internal processes and infrastructure that will support our work as we continue to grow. We need an accountant who can jump onboard, roll up their sleeves, and help streamline and expand our financial management infrastructure.

What You’ll Do

You’ll review our current accounting systems and propose and implement concrete steps to streamline or scale existing processes. To do this, you’ll need to combine your accounting know-how with a high tolerance for outside-the-box thinking in a quickly evolving start-up environment.

About You

You are meticulous and investigative, quickly dissecting problems into their component parts and actively researching and testing solutions. However, you can balance this meticulousness with adaptability, allowing you to act effectively in times of changing priorities and uncertainty. You’re comfortable taking initiative and forming your own plans in situations where established policies or procedures don’t exist.


At least 3 years of directly relevant experience
Very comfortable dealing with numbers
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Proven ability to thrive in a rapidly growing, tech-forward organization
Proficiency with Xero, Airtable, and Google Sheets or similar software
Familiarity with standard U.S. accounting practices

Additional Qualifications Desired

Experience providing accounting support to a tech company or a start-up
BA/BS degree (or higher) in accounting, finance, or equivalent field
CPA certification or similar
Experience accounting for digital assets
Knowledge of and experience with cryptocurrency
Previous international experience

Job Duties

In collaboration with others, handle core accounting functions, such as:

Account reconciliations & journal entries
Quarterly and year-end closings
Digital asset tracking
Generate balance sheets and other financial statements (including digital assets)
Accounts payable and receivable
Prepare financial data for tax filing, with the help of an external contractor
Prepare financial data for audit when needed, for presentation to an external auditor
Support payroll processing

Create, document, streamline, and update accounting systems and standard operating procedures as needed

Stay on top of best practices and relevant regulations (and teach them to others as appropriate)
Design processes to reduce potential liabilities
Support the selection and implementation of tools and software that address existing or projected needs

Outreach to cross-functional teams to ensure that all financial data (including digital assets) are appropriately tracked and recorded internally
Undertake ad hoc projects as we continue to grow, especially leading the building out and training of an accounting team
Maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards

In Summary

Position Title: Lead Accountant
Location: anywhere (fully remote), but expect to be online during the US workday
Compensation: for the right candidate, we will match any offer you have, and can do full cash or RSR tokens
Stability: our long runway offers high job security
Purpose: Reserve helps people beat hyperinflation, and aims to eradicate it entirely
Language: English fluent

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