Shogun is hiring a

Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

  • Shogun is on a mission to empower brands to create exceptional ecommerce experiences, and in the process, build the world’ best remote company.
  • Since being in the Winter 2018 batch of Y-Combinator, we’ve seen tremendous growth while intentionally creating a culture where people from all backgrounds belong.
  • Our company and products are informed by diverse perspectives from the best talent around the world.
  • We are fully remote, have no offices, and are looking for team members who are excited to work remotely.
  • We closed our Series A and B in 2020, and after raising a $67.5M Series C in 2021, we are scaling faster than ever.
  • Some of our investors include Insight Partners, Initialized Capital, Accel, VMG Partners, and Y Combinator. Join us to grow your career with our rapidly growing company!


For this position, we are looking for candidates located in North America.

What You’ll do

  • Shogun is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Finance team, reporting into the Controller.
  • As the Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for maintaining financial procedures and confirming financial compliance through preparation of a company’s reports and statements, while partnering with the Senior Accountant to support the accounting function as a whole.
  • We are looking for a passionate person who is not afraid to jump in and make an immediate impact.
  • Daily tasks include managing the AP queue in, obtain appropriate approvals and organize invoices
  • Prepare expense entries and appropriate prepaid schedules if relevant
  • Support implementation of fixed asset procedures
  • Prepare customer invoices as needed
  • Apply cash receipts
  • Reconcile weekly cash sheet and monthly bank statements
  • Support and prepare documentation throughout the accounting function
  • Assist in the monthly close of the company’s financial statements and prepare account reconciliations
  • Support Senior Accountant and Controller with ad-hoc projects, including system implementations
  • Prepare sales tax returns
  • Support income tax return filings, i.e. allocation schedules for the state filings

What You’ll Bring

Need to Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience
  • You are highly proficient in MS Excel
  • You have excellent time management skills; ability to multitask and meet critical deadlines
  • You take ownership of your assigned responsibilities and role
  • You are well-versed in U.S. GAAP

Nice to Have

  • You have experience working at one of the big 4 firms
  • You have experience in a Startup Tech environment
  • You have experience working with NetSuite
  • CPA certification or similar

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits (vary by location)
  • Equity
  • A highly skilled and dedicated team that is fun to work with
  • Remote work – We are a diverse and distributed team that uses Slack, Zoom, Notion and other tools to stay connected

Our Values

  • Work in the open: Operate with high integrity and choose what’s right over what’s easy. Be transparent as a company and with each other
  • People are People: Treat yourself, colleagues, and customers with dignity, empathy, and respect. Start from a presumption of positive intent
  • Win and grow together: Strive to be the best, individually, and as a team. Support and encourage each other. Seek opportunities for growth
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