Senior Accountant at Ironclad | Powderkeg

Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies. Every company, in every country, in every industry runs on contracts, but managing these contracts slows companies down and costs them millions of dollars. L'Oreal, Staples, Mastercard, and other leading innovators use Ironclad to collaborate and negotiate on contracts, accelerate contracting while maintaining compliance, and turn contracts into critical carriers of operational business intelligence. It's the only platform flexible enough to handle every type of contract workflow, whether a sales agreement, an HR agreement or a complex NDA.

Ironclad is [writing the narrative]( digital-contracting-on-demand/?wchannelid=l3gookxxq6&wmediaid=zkdmcjb8wa) that shows how beautiful and functional contracting will change business. We're a leader in the [Forrester Wave for Contract Lifecycle Management]( management/). We have been recognized as a Fortune Great Place to Work for four consecutive years. Our innovation and work culture have been recognized by [Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2023]( Small-and-Medium-Companies-to-Work-For-LST_KQ0,43.htm), Forbes' [50 Most Promising AI Companies]( most-promising-artificial-intelligence-companies/?sh=434fb68277cf), Wing Venture Capital's [Enterprise Tech 30]( content/uploads/2021/02/2020ET30.pdf), and Gartner's Magic Quadrant. We work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. We're backed by leading investors like Accel, Y Combinator, Sequoia, and BOND. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The Role:

As a Senior Accountant on the Ironclad Accounting team, you will play a critical role in recording and reporting activity within the areas of Cash/Investments, Prepaids, Fixed Assets, Leases, Intangible Assets, Accruals and OPEX. You will also be responsible for the timely completion of month end close activities for the above noted areas. In addition, you will have opportunities to help develop efficient and scalable processes. You have about 3 - 5 years of experience which includes accounting operations, GL accounting, Accounts Payable, month-end close, and ad hoc projects, ideally with optimizing accounting systems. You're driven and enjoy working with numbers. This role will report to our Senior Accounting Manager at our San Francisco headquarters.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Be responsible for sections of the general ledger (Cash/Investments, Prepaids, Fixed Assets, Leases, Accruals, and expenses), including performing monthly GL accounting close tasks and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner.

  • Partner with internal business partners, such as Procurement, Marketing, Engineering, Facilities, FP&A, and Legal teams to understand and accurately record spend, resolve accounting issues, and answer any finance/operational questions

  • Independently manage external audit requests including the preparation of supporting reports and documentation as well as responding to questions from external auditors

  • Proactively identify issues, drive continuous improvement, optimize and automate processes/systems.

  • Support Procurement with the review of purchase orders from an accounting perspective as well as review invoices for appropriate GL account and department coding, with a particular critical eye for details and an ability to track and understand vendor billing processes

  • Reconcile GL accounts for the above noted sections and prepare budget vs. actual flux analysis, incorporating key business insights

  • Help develop and document accounting policies

  • Assist with ad hoc requests and projects, such as system automation, process improvements and research of technical accounting topics

Key Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related degree and 3+ years of relevant experience (CPA a plus)

  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles and standards (e.g., US GAAP)

  • Audit and Compliance knowledge related to internal controls, risk management, and external audit processes.

  • Experience working with and supporting cross-functional teams

  • A critical thinker with the ability to understand how individual tasks fit into the larger picture, independently resolve problems and proactively identify process improvements and efficiencies

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets)

  • Experience related to NetSuite or other large ERP

  • Detail oriented and maintains organized files with clear and logical flow

  • Driven and can effectively take ownership over assigned areas with light guidance

  • Ability to manage competing deadlines

  • A collaborative partner who is willing to contribute beyond the defined role to meet business needs as circumstances require


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness reimbursement

  • Take what you need vacation policy

  • Generous parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers

Base Salary Range: $110,000 - $125,000

The base salary range represents the minimum and maximum of the salary range for this position based at our San Francisco headquarters. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors, including individual proficiency, anticipated performance, and the location of the selected candidate. Our base salary is just one component of Ironclad's competitive total rewards package, which also includes equity awards (a new hire grant, along with opportunities for additional awards throughout your tenure), competitive health and wellness benefits, and a commitment to career growth and development.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Accountant
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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