Staff Accountant

New York, NY, USA Req #10858
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Motivate is looking for an intellectually curious and enthusiastic Staff Accountant ready to hit the ground running on the Finance team. You will work across disciplines such as payroll, inventory, expense accruals, intercompany transactions, and banking. Reporting to the Accounting Manager you will provide critical support to the overall operations and in the monthly close process.


About Motivate


Motivate is a best-in-class service operations and logistics company, delivering bike-share services to some of the largest urban environments in the US. We operate in 8 cities across the U.S. including New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C., and will serve over 1.5 million riders this year alone. Led by a group of seasoned urban visionaries and creative leaders, our mission is to revolutionize the landscape of our cities. In an effort to completely transform the urban experience, Motivate is leading the way in making cities more accessible, healthier and sustainable. We operate and maintain safe and dependable systems that help make cities great by connecting individuals to the people and places they love. We’re offering an opportunity to work with the most passionate, creative, and proven team in this emerging, dynamic industry that is transforming cities around the globe.



      Maintain and balance the general ledger in an accurate, complete, and up-to-date manner

      Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function including reviewing, coding, and processing payments

      Prepare financial reports for analysis

      Interpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standards

      Prepare tax payments

      Book intercompany transactions

      Process Credit Card charges, obtain approvals, and perform reconciliations

      Weekly and monthly processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll

      Bank account and balance sheet reconciliations

      Cash flow projections and monitoring

      Assist in audit preparation

      Preparation of journal entries for Mid month and month end close

About You

      You have a degree in Accounting, Business or something related

      You have at between 3 to 5 years of experience as a Staff Accountant or in a similar accounting role

      You are very comfortable working in Excel (ie basic formulas, pivot tables, Vlookups)

      You are highly organized and have strong attention to detail

      You thrive in a fast paced environment and can juggle multiple priorities at once

      You enjoy working across different departments and can easily build relationships with others

      You understand how to effectively prioritize and manage your time

      You are intellectually curious and a continuous learner


Bonus Points

·       Experience with Netsuite

·       Experience with Tableau


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • New York, NY, USA