Staff Accountant - CU111

San Francisco, CA

CircleUp harnesses the power of machine learning and predictive analytics to discover the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector. We want to bring the data-driven revolution that has occurred in the public markets to the private markets, starting with consumer & retail.Our mission is to help entrepreneurs thrive by giving them the resources and capital they need.

CircleUp has been named one of the Top 5 Most Disruptive Companies in Finance by CNBC, one of the 50 Best Fintech Innovators by KPMG, and one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes. We are backed by top-tier investors including Google Ventures, Union Square Ventures (backers of Etsy/Kickstarter), and the ex CEOs/Presidents of Goldman Sachs, Thomson Reuters, and Capital One.

We are growing, and looking for a staff accountant to help our financial systems grow with us. This role will assist Corporate Accounting and Fund Administration work. It is a new role that will report to the Controller and work across the organization.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in corporate accounting operations, financial reporting, managing audits
  • Responsible for accurately classifying and recording transactions in Quickbooks
  • Prepare account reconciliations, propose and post journal entries
  • Assist in Fund Administration for internally managed funds and gathering portfolio co. financials
  • Coordinate with third party service providers – administrator, tax and audit preparers
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal policies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in accounting or related field, Big 4 experience preferred
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills


  • Role could be adjusted to Senior Accountant based on candidate's experience
  • This position is not eligible for work authorization sponsorship

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