Instacart is hiring a

Senior Manager, Accounting

San Francisco, United States

We are seeking a Senior Accounting Manager to join our growing Finance team, reporting to the Controller and responsible for maintaining the general ledger, account reconciliations and supporting other functions within the accounting department. This position will play an active role in the financial close process and own preparation of month-end journal entries in key OPEX areas. The position requires a well-rounded individual who has demonstrated the ability to deliver results in a high-growth, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.

  • Manage day-to-day accounting activities to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, internal policies, and external audits
  • Own and operationalize internally developed software and ASC 350-40 Internal Use Software related assessments
  • Execution of non-routine transactions, including but not limited to: application of accounting guidance, preparation of workpaper and journal entries, and walkthrough with relevant stakeholders
  • Assist in managing the preparation of monthly financial reporting for management and U.S. GAAP presentation, including tie-outs to underlying detail
  • Oversee other areas as identified by management, gather financial data to support footnote disclosures and ensure SOX compliance in areas of responsibility
  • Manage Senior Accountant and contribute to growth and development
  • Assist with the annual audit process including both the readiness and execution, including preparation of supporting audit schedules
  • Work closely with partners in the business, finance and IT, and strive to improve processes through automation and enhance controls


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related fields with 10+ years of relevant experience in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA and public accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience with internal use software and intercompany accounting is a strong plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in a high growth, fast­-paced start­up environment is highly preferred with expert ability to switch between competing initiatives as needed
  • Eager to take on new tasks and projects with little supervision
  • Strong written, oral communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, take ownership of work product and improve processes
  • Experience with Oracle Cloud, FloQast Close software and Coupa are a plus

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