GL Accountant (Remote, US only)

 Waitr - Company site
 August 3, 2022
 Remote
Founded in 2013, Waitr, soon to be known as ASAP, is an on-demand online ordering technology platform using the “deliver anything ASAP” model making it easy to order food, alcohol, convenience, grocery, flowers, auto parts and more at your fingertips and get them delivered ASAP. Waitr’s proprietary in-stadium delivery technology now provides an enhanced fan experience at sports and entertainment venues, allowing fans to place orders from their favorite in-stadium concessions, directly from their seats through its ASAP platform. Additionally, Waitr, soon to be known as ASAP, facilitates access to third parties that provide payment processing solutions for restaurants and other merchants. They provide a convenient way to discover, order and receive a wide variety of on-demand products – ASAP. As of March 31, 2022, they operate in approximately 1,000 cities throughout the United States.
Job Summary
The entry level GL Accountant is responsible for a wide range of accounting duties related to financial records. Primarily responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts as well as ensuring data accuracy. At the end of the month or year, general ledger accountants record information such as accrual, deferral, reclass, and interdepartmental entries into the company’s accounting ledger.  May complete additional responsibilities on an as needed basis depending on the business needs.

Job Functions

  • Analyzing and interpreting financial information.
  • Provide assurance that information complies with professional and regulatory standards.
  • Perform account analysis to make sure that entries and balances are accurate.
  • Ensure that all weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Assist in maintaining schedules required for completion of external audits.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Required Education and Experience / Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (preferred),  or two to three years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Highly skilled in Excel
  • Experience using an automated Accounting system
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Other

  • Physical Demands
  • Sitting at a desk for long periods throughout the day
  • Use of computer, monitor, and keyboard for 8+ hours per workday to complete work tasks
  • Conduct and participate in virtual meetings, and successfully communicate verbally and in writing with others
  • Work Hours:
  • Typically Monday through Friday, 40+ hours per week.  More hours will be required during busy times to meet required deadlines and workloads. 
  • Travel is not required. 
  • Core Competencies
    Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment.
    Logistical: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of efficiency.
    Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations.
    Team Player: Collaboration and strong communication skills.
    Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication.
    Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results.
    Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude.
    Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the interdependencies and effects of other systems.
    Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities. 
    AAP/EEO Statement 
    Waitr, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Waitr, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Waitr, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. 
    Other Duties 
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.