May 6, 2024
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Job Description

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary: Work Whale Essential is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Accountant to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing various accounting tasks, including general ledger maintenance, financial reporting, and accounts reconciliation. This role requires a deep understanding of accounting principles, strong analytical skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the general ledger, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable regulations and accounting principles.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable, ensuring timely processing of invoices and payments.
  • Conduct regular reconciliations of bank accounts, credit cards, and other financial accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, providing relevant financial analysis to support decision-making.
  • Support the preparation of tax filings and other regulatory reports in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external auditors during audits and reviews, providing requested documentation and addressing inquiries.
  • Implement and maintain effective internal controls to ensure the integrity of financial data.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy in accounting operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • 2-5 years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Xero, or similar).
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g., VLOOKUP, pivot tables, data analysis).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with ERP systems is a plus.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Professional development opportunities.

Work Whale Essential is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.