Marqeta is hiring a

Senior Accountant

  • USA Only
  • Full-Time
  • 0 applicants (0%)

Title: Senior Accountant

Location:Remote – USA

Position Summary

Marqeta is on a mission to change the way money moves. Our open API card issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry- leading companies such as Square, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Uber, to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real time. Founded in 2010, Marqeta IPO’d in 2021 and has grown into a team of over 900 Marqetans in the US, UK, Singapore, and Australia.

As Marqeta’s Senior Accountant, you will build efficient and accurate accounting processes that support the rest of the company through timely reporting and financial analysis. As part of a small but well established team, you will have the unique opportunity to own and develop these activities. A strong background in general accounting, experience with ERP systems, and a high level of curiosity for learning our business and its products will help you stand out as a top candidate.

We work Flexible First. This role can be performed remotely within the United States or from our Oakland, CA headquarters. We’d love for you to join us!

What You’ll Do

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations in areas including: Internally Developed Software, Fixed assets, Commissions 606, Accruals (annual, sign-on, and retention bonuses), Stock based compensation, and Intercompany transactions
  • Apply technical accounting skills to make capitalization decisions and determine appropriate accounting treatment for internally developed software and facilitate reviews of projects considered for capitalization with cross-team collaborators from Engineering and Product
  • Implement appropriate controls to ensure timely, accurate, and complete recording and reporting
  • Prepare month-end reporting and flux analysis, investigate variances, and provide clear written documentation
  • Work in collaboration with the accounting team to ensure timely close
  • Review and recommend improvements to existing accounting systems, processes, and policies. Develop and document new processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls as the company grows and scales
  • Prepare schedules, support, and analysis for financial statement audits and other tax & compliance projects

What We’re Looking For

  • 4-6 years of related experience in accounting with an understanding of US GAAP
    • Well versed in technical accounting guidance for internally developed software
  • Proficient in financial systems and tools
  • Ability to build positive relationships and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization along with excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Analytical rigor and an orientation toward data-driven management and decision making


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other related field required
  • Work experience at one of the Big 4 accounting firms preferred
  • A high degree of agility and experience implementing new processes

Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible time off take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company and an Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Health insurance premiums paid 100% + coverage for depe
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