Staff Accountant II at Braze | Powderkeg

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

We are seeking a hands-on detailed oriented Staff Accountant to join our growing Finance team and to help support the continued expansion of our global business. The successful candidate will be a key person on the GL team to ensure the accurate and timely closing of the monthly books and assist with the annual audits and SOX compliance. Additionally, this individual will innovate and drive efficiencies through continual evaluation of our systems and business processes. This role will report directly to the Accounting Manager, and have exposure to the Senior Executives on the Corporate Accounting team.

  • Play an essential role in the month-end and quarter-end close processes including preparing and reviewing journal entries and supporting reconciliations
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Perform monthly analytics to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial statements
  • Coordinating and supporting statutory compliance and audits for Braze’s international entities
  • Work with the FP&A and Accounts Payable team to ensure accurate coding of expenses
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues
  • Aid in the optimization of existing platforms and the use of platform such as NetSuite
  • Assist with documentation of accounting policies and procedures that ensure all financial transactions are executed according to GAAP principles
  • Assist with financial audits and SOX compliance
  • Undertake other ad hoc analyses and special projects as required

WHO YOU ARE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Big 4 or large regional firm experience is preferred
  • Chartered Accountant and/or MBA is preferred
  • Beginner to Intermediate knowledge of US GAAP and SOX
  • Experience working in a high-growth, publicly traded company, is preferred
  • Solid organizational, analytical, and verbal / written communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and gSuite skills required.
  • Solid experience using NetSuite and FloQast, is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Experience working with international teams across time zones
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment, successfully juggling multiple entities, projects, and deliverables

WHAT WE OFFER

Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2024 Best Workplaces (Large), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

BRAZE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Braze, we strive to create equitable growth and opportunities inside and outside the organization.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our recruiting practices. We're committed to offering all candidates a fair, accessible, and inclusive experience – regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, maternity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. When applying and interviewing with Braze, we want you to feel comfortable showcasing what makes you you.

We know that sometimes different circumstances can lead talented people to hesitate to apply for a role unless they meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to apply, as we’d love to meet you.

Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy _ for more information on how Braze processes your personal information during the recruitment process and, if applicable based on your location, how you can exercise any privacy rights._

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Staff Accountant II
  • Company
    Braze
  • Location
    New York, NY
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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