Republic is a financial technology firm that allows everyone to invest in private markets. Republic operates several distinct business lines including a retail investment platform, a private capital division, and a blockchain advisory practice. The Republic ecosystem has deployed over $800 million in investments, has supported over 600 companies, and is comprised of a community of over 1.5M users across 100 countries. Republic is backed by dozens of leading investment firms and financial institutions and its affiliated entities have co-invested with the best names in venture and private equity. Founded in 2016, Republic is headquartered in New York City with offices worldwide.
We're looking for an energetic and motivated Staff Accountant to join our growing Finance team. In this role, you will be responsible for performing functions related to accounting activities across Republic’s business units. Our ideal candidate is comfortable working with a high degree of integrity, including the ability to work with sensitive or confidential information. You will need strong interpersonal skills and possess a strong business acumen to thrive in this role.
What you'll do:
Bank reconciliations: Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations including reviewing entries for proper recording and application of cash.
Account reconciliations: Maintains and balances accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies. Update existing workpapers or create new workpapers as needed including variance explanations;
Intercompany transactions: Provide support in recording intercompany transactions including compiling data and performing calculations used to determine amounts owed between companies.
Tax preparation: Assist the tax manager with supporting schedules to to support information reported on the company’s tax returns. Assist with the preparation of and issuance of Form 1099s.
Accounts payable and accounts receivable: Serve as backup to processing employee expense reports, vendor invoices and customer invoices;
Revenue: Review contracts and apply company revenue recognition policies to contracts;
Processes: Identify and implement process improvements for accounting procedures;
Financial close: Prepare monthly journal entries and assist with the preparation of month-end financial reports;
Research: Research reconciliation differences and multiple issues as they arise;
General accounting responsibilities: Additional responsibilities will include management reports, auditor inquiries, budgets and other special projects and reports; and other related duties as assigned.
Who you are:
2+ years prior accounting experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel preferred)
Experience with accounting systems
Ability to work under pressure, independently and follow instructions
Ability to plan in order to accomplish goals
Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
Strong math aptitude and ability to work accurately with numbers
Excellent organizational, written and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and accuracy
Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information
Advanced knowledge of accounting procedures, consistently seeks for process improvements and automation
Ability to work and interact with personnel at all levels within the organization
Knowledge of industry related concepts and terminology
Able to work in a fast-paced environment, with significant competing deadlines.
Able to grasp processes and concepts quickly and resolve issues.
Basic knowledge of GAAP requirements preferred
Why Join Republic?
The business is accelerating at a rapid pace. Republic is a venture-backed company with real traction across crowdfunding, private investing options and crypto. We recently closed a $150M Series B funding led by Valor Equity Partners. We value our employees and strive to offer competitive benefits to support their whole selves. Here’s a sampling: Unlimited PTO, fully subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance, 4% 401k match, fitness stipend and weekly virtual meditation.