The Petal missionAt Petal, we're using fresh thinking and cutting-edge technology to make credit honest, simple and accessible. We use machine learning to analyze more data in our credit decisions, which means more people qualify, even if they've never had credit before. And we use behavioral science and smart, intuitive design to offer a simple, customer-centric product that's engineered to achieve better financial outcomes -- with straightforward terms and no fees whatsoever. The result is an exciting new approach to credit that has the potential to radically expand credit access and improve the lives of millions of consumers, shaking up a trillion dollar industry in the process.To do this, we're bringing together exceptional talent from across disciplines and industries to shape the future of financial services and improve the lives of our customers in a meaningful way.Petal is a credit card company that is growly rapidly and we are seeking a Finance Analyst to help us reach scale. As the Finance Analyst, you will be involved in running the day-to-day financial operations to help support the business in implementing its strategy to accomplish its mission. This can mean analyzing trends, ensuring the integrity of data, managing the financial needs of the company to scale efficiently and effectively and a whole lot more! We are looking for someone who is passionate, detail-oriented, organized and works well independently to join our growing team.Key Responsibilities* Perform monthly and financial close process and assist in preparation of financial reporting packages;* Perform reconciliation of balance sheet accounts in connection with the close, ensure expenses on the income statement are recorded appropriately and in the correct period;* Perform Accounts Payable, Treasury and Revenue Recognition functions;* Provide support to external auditors on the annual financial audit;* Ensure controls are operating effectively and work with team to implement improvements;* Participate in the implementation of a new general ledger system and ensure appropriate design and functioning of the new system;* Partner with Operations and Engineering to help build out financial controls and ensure integrity of data for financial reporting;* Assist with technical accounting analysis over Revenue Recognition, Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses and Consolidation;* Participating in ad-hoc accounting and finance analyses and projects.Characteristics of a successful candidate* 1-2 years of relevant accounting experience, fintech or startup preferred.* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, or related field.* Outstanding organizational and follow-up skills; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.* High attention to detail and the ability to analyze information and processes.* Ability to identify and implement process improvements.* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.* Ability to function independently and effectively in a self-directed environment.* Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.* Motivation to develop and maintain internal and external relationships. Associated topics: analyse, analyze, bi, business intelligence, business systems analyst, consult, examiner, guidance, inspect, refinement
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