Carvana is hiring a

Senior Accountant

Phoenix, United States

ABOUT CARVANA…. 

At Carvana, we sell cars, but we’re not salespeople. We saw a huge problem with how much it can suck to buy a car the traditional way. To fix that, we committed ourselves to tackling one of the largest, yet-to-be-disrupted markets in the world – the $1T per year U.S. car market (yes, that’s $Trillion with a “T”). We provide a seamless, online car buying experience for consumers from A-to-Z. From acquiring, inspecting and certifying high quality cars, to providing 360° high-resolution photography inside and outside of the vehicle, to generating real-time financing and warranty options, to providing consumers with the option to have cars delivered to their driveway in as little as 24 hours or pick-up from one of our state-of-the-art Car Vending Machines (yes, you read that right) all with a 7-day Money Back Guarantee, we’ve made it our mission to redefine the car buying status quo. With no dealerships or commissioned sales people, we also save thousands of dollars per car in expenses that we pass on to our customers.

Recently named Forbes’ 5th Most Promising Company in the U.S., we offer the excitement, culture and opportunity of a start-up, with the capitalization and infrastructure of a much more established business. For more information on Carvana, take a look at our company introduction video.

 

WORKING AT CARVANA YOU WILL NOTICE THAT…

You'll need to be a great communicator, a brand ambassador and possess the know how to get the job done.

We expect bright people, willing to roll up their sleeves, take on new assignments and juggle many things at once.

In return for your hard work, you'll have an opportunity to work at one of the fastest growing and creative technology companies around, as well as help us promote a life-changing product and develop a world-class team every day.

In our down time we have ping pong and corn hole (or “bags,” depending on where you’re from) tournaments.  However, the pace is pretty quick around here, so you'll need to be prepared to keep up.

There are Wild Pants Wednesdays…you’ll have to come correct here to compete with our CEO Ernie.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

A high-energy Senior Accountant to join a rapidly growing organization. Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for understanding highly specialized accounting concepts, ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and working with other senior and staff accountants in a team-based environment. This position will support the general ledger, ensuring it is accurate on both the GL and location dimensions.  This will be a position with full visibility into the business model and interaction/collaboration with other business units in the company.  Most importantly, you will see your insights have an immediate, tangible impact every day in a well-funded and rapidly growing company.

 

SPECIFICALLY, YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Reviewing and adjusting Monthly Financial Statements based on operational information derived from multiple data sources
  • Acting as a department power-user for multiple proprietary software platforms built and used by the company
  • Reconciling Balance Sheet and Income Statement Accounts, and maintaining supporting subledgers
  • Researching of complex accounting issues
  • Continually identifying issues in both process and accounting for transactions and proposes and implements solutions
  • Working directly/indirectly with external auditors to ensure a smooth and timely audit process
  • Demonstrating ability to manage staff level employees and identifying and communicating key development points for staff
  • Developing relationships of trust with other departments and demonstrating ability to implement process improvements with counterparts in other departments

 

THE QUALIFYING CANDIDATE MUST HAVE:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in related field
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 3 - 6 years experience (public a plus, but not required)
  • Thorough understanding of complex Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to collaborate among multiple business units
  • Strong business acumen and thorough understanding of Finance and Economics
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • SQL experience a plus
  • Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to and thrive in a rapidly growing start-up atmosphere where roles continually adapt as the company evolves
  • Hiring is contingent on candidate verifying their eligibility to work in the United States and passing a complete background check.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN RETURN

  • Full-Time Position
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 401K with company match
  • Access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others across the organization
  • Company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career development

LEGAL STUFF

Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check.

Carvana is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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