Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Want to help us, help others? We’re hiring!

GoFundMe is a global community of over 150 million people who come together every day with the common purpose of helping one another. Our mission is to help people help each other through our best in class technology. In 2022, GoFundMe joined together with Classy, a leading nonprofit fundraising software company that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Together, we have empowered people and organizations to raise more than $30 billion since 2010. Our vision is to become the most helpful place in the world.

Want to lend your skills to an amazing team, working towards making a real-world impact? GoFundMe is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our accounting team. This position reports to the Senior Accounting Manager and will be responsible for key areas of financial reporting, accounting system ownership, and process improvement initiatives.

The Job…

  • Accounting Systems - Ownership of key accounting systems’ design, build/configuration, optimization and maintenance to drive team efficiency & enhancements while maintaining compliance and reporting integrity.
  • Reporting - Manage preparation of the month-end financial package and quarterly external reporting deliverables. Assist with balance sheet and P&L flux analyses.
  • Process Improvements - Scale and implement internal control process improvements and department procedure documentations. Identify areas for optimization and drive implementation of initiatives to support efficiency.
  • Audit and Statutory Support - Act as key liaison for external audits and by preparing supporting schedules, locating documents, and responding to inquiries.
  • General Ledger - Prepare monthly journal entries for technical accounting focus areas, including goodwill/intangibles, leases, and debt.
  • Collaboration - Be a trusted business partner & work closely with external teams & contribute to other departments’ goals and duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA preferred; Experience at a Big Four Firm a plus.
  • 4+ years combined accounting experience, including a publicly-traded company or pre-IPO company.
  • Strong experience and knowledge in U.S. GAAP and SOX compliance
  • Experience with an ERP system, NetSuite a plus.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment to proactively drive results - quick to learn and adjust accordingly
  • Strong drive to continually improve everything (workpapers, processes, yourself!)
  • Thorough and able to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team.
  • Confidence, good judgment, energy and personality to work in a dynamic environment across all levels of management and across functions.

Why you’ll love it here...

  • Market competitive pay
  • Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for medical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, family planning, and commuting expenses
  • A variety of mental and wellness programs to support employees
  • Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend
  • Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday
  • Learning & development and recognition programs
  • Gives Back Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every week for a donation from the company
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together.
  • We live by our core values: impatient to be great, find a way, earn trust every day, fueled by purpose
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!

GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to providing diversity, equity, and inclusion training to all employees, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, or military or veteran status.

The total annual salary for this full-time position is $90,000 - $125,000 + equity + benefits. As this is a remote position, the salary range was determined by role, level, and possible location across the US. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range based on your location during the hiring process.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact us at accommodationrequests@gofundme.com.

Dedication to Diversity

GoFundMe and Classy are committed to leveraging Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging to cultivate a culture that embraces and supports the unique identities, experiences, and perspectives of our people and customers.

Our diversity recruiting priority is recognized under our first DEIB Driver: Opportunity Foster Diversity - we identify, recruit, and invest in top talent- ensure our people reflect the unique identities, experiences, and perspectives of the communities we serve and are all given the chance to grow.

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Learn more about GoFundMe:

We’re proud to partner with GoFundMe.org, an independent public charity, to extend the reach and impact of our generous community, while helping drive critical social change. You can learn more about GoFundMe.org’s activities and impact in their FY ‘23 annual report.

Our annual “Year in Help” report reflects our community’s impact in advancing our mission of helping people help each other.

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