Senior Accountant (Remote)

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What Brex is looking for in applicants

Why join us
Brex is reimagining financial systems so every growing company can realize their full potential. As the financial OS, we’re building software and services in one place—disrupting long-entrenched institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our customers.

Working at Brex allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We’re committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture and believe your potential should only be limited by how big you can dream. We make this a reality by empowering you with the tools, resources, and support you need to grow your career.

Accounting at Brex
The Accounting team at Brex ensures we have perfect financial reporting, but even more so we serve as the testers of Brex’s financial products, providing analysis and feedback as the first users prior to product releases. We’re not only responsible for maintaining accurate books and records for financial reporting, but we’re deeply passionate about automation and partner closely with the engineering team to implement technological improvements.

What you’ll do  
The Senior Accountant will play a key role in ensuring the integrity of our financial records and in developing scalable and sustainable processes as the business grows. As the Staff Accountant you will be exposed to a variety of areas, including but not limited to our charge card, payment and SaaS products, cash movement, account reconciliations, fluctuation analysis and more. As the Staff Accountant, you will work cross functionally within a detail-oriented environment where creative problem solving is highly valued. The Staff Accountant is expected to manage multiple priorities concurrently without compromising quality, accuracy or completeness. 


  • Supporting processes and projects related to Brex Card and future Saas revenue recognition
  • Performing reviews and analysis of operating expenses 
  • Supporting month end close with preparation of journal entries, reconciliations and variance analytics
  • Identifying and delivering process improvements via cross functional collaboration
  • Creating sustainable, repeatable and scalable processes
  • Acting as a liaison between Accounting and Card Engineering, Product and Development
  • Partnering with your manager to implement key controls in the areas of ownership mentioned above and ensure process documentation is complete and accurate 


  • College graduate with a 4-year degree in Accounting
  • Licensed CPA or on track for CPA, preferred
  • 3 + years of public accounting or private industry experience 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and address difficult situations in a professional manner
  • Innovative and able to provide “outside of the box” solutions 
  • Passion for having an owner’s mentality towards responsibilities and for career growth
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • Talented and highly motivated with a self-starter mentality
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage deadlines effectively
  • Effective verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to examine and verify financial documents, reports, and transactions; research and analyze accounting transactions; verify the accuracy of data; reconcile financial data and accounts

Bonus Points

  • A combination of public accounting and private industry experience
  • Relevant experience in credit card/payment processing or SaaS revenue recognition 
  • Knowledge and experience using NetSuite, BlackLine, Looker and/or other data visualization software


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