Associate Accountant

Remote - FullTime

Wander is a fast growing startup that specializes in luxury home rentals catered to global nomads. The Finance team is looking to hire a full-time Associate Accountant who will assist across a wide range of critical functions.  Working directly with the Controller, primary responsibilities will include day-to-day accounting operations, financial reporting, and supporting the home acquisition team. This role will provide full visibility of the company’s operations and heavily relies on  cross-functional collaboration with Finance, Marketing, and Home Operations This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced team at a rapidly-developing company that will give you visibility into some of the most beautiful locations in the world. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial statements and perform budget vs actual analysis 

  • Determine proper revenue recognition treatment on new product offerings and record associated journal entries in accordance with GAAP

  • Assist the finance team with new home acquisitions, including budgeting, financial modeling, and closing process, such as title, insurance and debt financing

  • Analyze performance and prepare reporting of individual properties, overall portfolio and companywide metrics

  • Maintain compliance with local regulations for operating short-term rental properties 

  • Oversee cash flows including monitoring cash and cryptocurrency accounts 

  • Manage AP processing, including working directly with vendors and tracking spend against budgets

  • Maintain schedule of fixed asset and perform associated adjustments

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field or four or more years of work experience.

  • Two or more years of relevant experience.

  • Self-disciplined and able to handle / prioritize multiple tasks independently 

  • Team player with ability to think cross-functionally 

  • Knowledge of FASB requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and accounting standard methodologies.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel.

  • Experience with continuous improvement initiatives and root cause analysis.

  • Interested in long-term employment and career development at a growing real estate company with a tight-knit culture 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent.

  • CPA certification (or are in the process of getting certified).

  • Diverse knowledge of multiple areas of GAAP including revenue recognition, fixed assets, and 

  • Experience in the Real Estate or similar industry 

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as Sage Intacct, Tableau or related systems and applications.

Compensation:

  • W-2 Full Time Salary

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits covered 100% by Wander

  • 401k

  • Equity in company