Accountant - INSHUR (US)



Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Would you like to work somewhere that’s stimulating and friendly with countless opportunities for growth and plenty of freedom to make a real impact? This could be the place for you!

We are looking for an Accountant here at INSHUR, who can be remote but in Central or Eastern time zone. You’ll be working on re-inventing insurance in exciting markets across multiple territories, including the US, UK, and the Netherlands, and new European countries as we expand.

Supported by the senior members of the team, you'll be joining a friendly team of 11 who believe in the mission of using technology and automation to establish processes and systems to improve accuracy of the accounting and reporting functions.

What you'll do

As our Junior Accountant you will be responsible for day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable and receivable and general ledger support. The role also involves assisting the senior accountant with month-end close and financial analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable:

  • Review vendor invoices for accuracy and completeness and in accordance with company policy.
  • Prepare and process vendor invoices, ensuring accuracy of GL coding.
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve discrepancies.
  • Maintain vendor records, update contact information and handle vendor inquires.

Accounts Receivable

  • Generate and distribute invoices to customers in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and track outstanding customer invoices and follow up on overdue accounts.
  • Record and allocate customer payments to the appropriate accounts.
  • Assist in the resolution of customer billing inquiries and discrepancies.

General Ledger Support

  • Prepare journal entries and maintain accurate general ledger accounts.
  • Maintain and reconcile GL accounts, including bank reconciliations and balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Finance team on special projects and process improvements.

We don’t have a checklist of skills - our hiring process is much more about aptitude and passion than ticking boxes. So don’t worry if you’ve not used a particular tool or checked off all the listed skills and experience.

That said, below is a guideline of skills that we think would make you successful in this role.

  • 2-5 years accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Public Accounting experience is a plus.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA Candidate desirable.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying US GAAP accounting standard
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite with a focus on Excel including v look-up, pivot tables, etc.
  • Sage Intaact and/or Velocity experience is a plus but not mandatory.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills.
  • Proactive, dynamic, team player, highly motivated, and strong desire for learning.

What we offer

We provide a friendly and stimulating environment for everyone to grow, learn and thrive in. We operate in a hybrid of remote and office-based work and we encourage a flexible way of working to adapt to personal circumstances and individual and business needs.

Our budget for this role is $50,000 to $65,000 and we will take into account your previous experience and location of work when agreeing on the final offer.

We offer all our employees stock options and we've built a benefits package that invests in our employees’ long-term personal and professional growth and well-being. Here’s a sample of what this includes:

  • 25 days PTO (+ 5 days after 5 years) and 5 days sick leave
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Basic Life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k match
  • Up to 13 weeks full pay parental leave regardless of your gender
  • Annual training allowance and regular learning opportunities
  • Commuter benefits
  • Monthly flexible well-being allowance to help you remain healthy and productive
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

It goes without saying that we provide everyone with a laptop, monitor, top of the range kit, and any software you need.

About Us

INSHUR is the fastest-growing global provider of insurance for the on-demand economy, making coverage fair and accessible for drivers.

Cutting edge technology underpins our revolutionary offering for on demand drivers, keeping premiums affordable and delivering results for partners. With a focus on embedded insurance solutions, and complementary technology integrations for digital platform providers such as Uber and Amazon, we’ve been helping drivers stay on the road since 2016 through our data, technology and in-house expertise.

We completed our B1 funding as well as the acquisition of American Business Insurance in 2023. We have exciting plans to continue growing our portfolio and product lines and expand to new territories in the future.

As a global team of around 200 people based across the US, UK and the Netherlands, we value:

  • Generosity, inclusivity, open-mindedness and diversity
  • The delivery of great results and learning in the open
  • Freedom to make long-term, high-impact decisions
  • The wellbeing of our teammates and the people around us

And… Enjoying the ride!

Equal opportunities

We believe that having a diverse team where everyone can be their authentic self is the key to our success. We are passionate about equal opportunities and improving the tech industry for the better, so we encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We don't discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability, or age. ​Our offices, when open, are child-friendly and fully wheelchair-accessible​.

While this position is advertised as full-time, we are flexible on the specific arrangements for the right candidate and would be happy to discuss part-time, job-share, or other flexible arrangements, if required. Let us know in your application if you have accessibility requirements for your interview and we will do our best to accommodate.