Accountant

Chicago, IL 60607, USA | Full-time | Allows remote

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Otus offers a seamless K-12 learning platform for administrators, teachers, students, and families.

We do this by implementing amazing ideas from awesome people and we need more awesomeness on our team. Are you passionate, collaborative, love to geek out on technology, and want to work for a mission-driven company that is shaping the way teachers, students and parents of students learn together? If so, we want to hear from you. 

 

Our diverse team consists of talented designers, developers, coaches, and leaders who share a variety of interests. You'll find musicians, world travelers, beer enthusiasts, nerds, sports fans, and all-around great people who shape our positive culture. 

 

Your Role

We are looking for a talented, thoughtful and highly motivated accountant; someone who is comfortable assessing AND proactively changing current processes to help create a more efficient finance function. You must be comfortable and confident actively communicating with employees as well as customers and vendors. This role reports directly to the CFO.

As an early member of a growing team, you must possess a strong work ethic and be upbeat, driven, intelligent, well-organized, articulate, share a passion for learning new technologies, and thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Note that this job is fully remote for the near future, though is expected to be a hybrid or office role at some point.

Responsibilities

  • Month-end journal entries, financial reporting
  • Outgoing invoice creation and transaction management in SaaSoptics
  • Managing all employee expense reimbursements, via Expensify and corporate credit card
  • Handling all incoming invoices and payment through our payment system, Avid
  • Various ad hoc accounting, finance, and operation tasks as required

 

Qualifications

  • A 4-year degree in accounting
  • 2-4 years experience working in small businesses
  • Desire to learn and expand skill set - including financial analysis and financial operations
  • Ability to problem solve and tackle non-binary tasks

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary, professional development spending, and a budget for home office setup
  • 20 PTO days a year, plus a day off for your birthday (or a loved one’s), an interest day (to do something you love), and paid holidays  
  • Up to 12 weeks of parental leave and great work/life balance
  • Otus is a “remote first” company. Our team works remotely from the comfort of their homes (HQ in Chicago)
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance and disability benefits
  • 401K with an employer match (up to 4%)

 

Otus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity of every kind. You must be legally authorized to work in the US. Unfortunately, the company is unable to support sponsorships at this time.