Gradient AI is hiring a

Staff Accountant

Boston, United States

About Gradient AI: 

Gradient AI delivers state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning solutions to the trillion-dollar insurance industry. AI has emerged as a disruptive force revolutionizing the way insurance professionals achieve their objectives, and Gradient AI is leading the charge. Our team is made up of Data Science and Insurance Technology experts with a history of building wildly successful technology companies. If you are passionate about making a difference for customers, and collaborating with driven colleagues, then Gradient AI might be the right place for you. 

About the Role: 

The Staff Accountant will be a critical member of the finance organization, with a broad set of responsibilities. The successful candidate will have the ability to proactively communicate with multiple internal and external parties in a fast-paced environment. A “roll-up-your-sleeves” mentality, strong problem-solving attitude, and willingness to be intimately involved in all aspects of the company are essential to the role. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Key team member of the monthly close process. Key responsibilities include preparing balance sheet reconciliations, recording accruals & prepaids, month-end adjustments, and performing analysis on various GL accounts per the monthly close checklist.  
  • Help the Senior Accountant prepare the monthly, quarterly, and annual external financial statements and internal financial profitability and expense reports for management or the board of directors. 
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly financial transaction processing including cash disbursements, cash receipts, fixed assets, credit cards, expense reports, and general ledger.  
  • Review and process employee expense reports, including enforcing the Company’s travel & expense policy. 
  • Manage and monitor department credit card purchases, including working with department heads to confirm compliance with company policy.  
  • Manage AP Aging and payables with our AP automation solution.   
  • Support the Senior Revenue Accountant with customer billing and AR Aging.   
  • Assist with requests from our third-party auditors to ensure a timely audit.  
  • Help maintain and enforce accounting policies and procedures for vendors, employees, payroll, treasury, and general ledger. Maintain current knowledge on accounting trends and best practices. 


  • Bachelor's in Finance or Accounting; three or more years of accounting experience.  
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and principles including closing a set of books. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Ability to design, create, and report on complex financial transactions with large amounts of data is a plus.  
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP. 
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of accounting systems, specifically QuickBooks Online. 
  • Self-motivated and has strong communication skills and the ability to effectively interface with all levels and departments within the company. 

What We Offer: 

We are an equal opportunity employer that offers a number of benefits and perks to accommodate all types. Bring your authentic self to work in our supportive workplace where we offer: 

  • A fun and fast-paced startup culture 
  • A culture of employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion 
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, disability, life insurance, and more 
  • Unlimited vacation days and ample holidays- we all work hard and take time for ourselves when we need it 
  • Competitive salary and generous stock options - we all get to own a piece of what we’re building 
  • Ample opportunities to learn and take on new responsibilities 


This is a hybrid role with one to two days in the Boston office.


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