Sr. Staff Accountant

SchoolMint - San Francisco, CA - Full time

Company Description

SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform for close to 4,000 PreK-12 independent, charter, and district schools nationwide. Our team consists of folks who have trained at MIT, Harvard, USC, UC Berkeley, and Stanford and have previously worked at The Climate Corporation, Edmodo, Apple, Pearson, and Teach For America. Headquartered in San Francisco, SchoolMint is well funded by reputable venture capital firms such as Runa Capital, New Schools Venture Fund, Reach Capital, Kapor Capital, Crosslink Capital, and Imagine K12 as well as some amazing angel investors pioneering the technology and education world.

At SchoolMint, we work hard to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment. We welcome all and value every individuality because we know how advantageous diversity is to our employees, our product, and our communities.

SchoolMint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Job Description

SchoolMint is currently looking for an experienced Sr. Staff Accountant to perform the day-to-day accounting and finance related functions of the organization. In this role, you will work with tight deadlines and a wide variety of accounting activities. We are looking for someone passionate and excited about making a direct impact in a growing company. This position will be based in San Francisco, CA and will report to directly to our CEO & Co-founder.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Cash management

• Month close

• Financial reporting

• Managing contracts (SaaS preferred)

• Invoice processing for SchoolMint customers

• Managing expenses and invoices (via Expensify and

• Managing accounts receivable and payment collections

• Supporting growth and leadership team with account and budget analysis/ reporting, leveraging Salesforce, Quickbooks, Excel-based model

• Fulfilling obligations from investors and other key stakeholders

• Working with partner accounting firm

• Salesforce financial data entry related to contracts

• Other responsibilities as assigned



• Our values resonate with you:

• Three (3) years of prior relevant experience

• Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

• Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations

• Ability to establish and maintain complex records and files and analyze financial data

• Analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills

• Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Word, Google Suite, Quickbooks

• Proficient in report creation

• Must be able to communicate effectively in English – both verbally and in writing

• Strong interpersonal and client-service skills

• Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines

Even Better:

• A real passion for education and EdTech

• Prior experience working at a SaaS (software as a service) company

• Previous startup accounting experience

• You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy tackling any problem, big or small, while having fun along the way

• You are flexible and great at re-prioritizing to meet needs

• CPA (desired but not required)

Additional Information


• Generous stock options

• Educational Assistance Program

• Commuter Benefits Program

• Competitive PTO program & Paid Holidays

• Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

• Catered lunch in office

• Stocked kitchen and beverages provided

• Office is in the SOMA, and easily accessible to public transportation

• Casual work environment with people that also know how to have fun!

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Experience Level

3 to 5 years

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