Published on 10.06.2021

Corporate

Staff Accountant

Sigfox USA is looking for a Staff Accountant to support the company’s US Accounting Team. The position will be responsible for preparing cash and general ledger reconciliations, including AP, AR, Prepaids, Accruals, Inventory, Fixed Assets and Intercompany. This position will also be involved with employee travel and expense, including reviewing for compliance and preparing check/ACH payments. The Staff Accountant will also assist the Accounting Manager in more complex accounting areas including revenue recognition and lease accounting. The position will also the Accounting Team in working to solve the increasingly complex accounting considerations facing a growing technology company. In this role the Staff Accountant will see the complete foundation and operations of the business.

About Sigfox USA

SIGFOX USA is the US Operator for Sigfox, the leading Global Communications Service Provider for the Internet of Things (IoT). Founded in 2009, SIGFOX is a profitable, privately-held company currently employing over 300 people, headquartered in France. Sigfox USA has offices in Boston and Dallas, and has employees working remotely throughout the USA.  Today the SIGFOX global network is presently available or being rolled out in 72 countries and continuing to expand its reach.

SIGFOX is the world’s leading provider of global, simple, cost-effective and energy-efficient connectivity and services for the Internet of Things (IoT) that any company can use to create new business models, accelerate digital transformations and generate new value, right now.  In just five years the company has moved on from being a low power wide area (LPWA) pioneer and leader to being a full-scale IoT communications service provider.

Today, SIGFOX is the world’s unique provider of a subscription-based LPWA communications offer with an international coverage and service commitment. This marks the start of a new era that goes beyond technology enablement and focuses on accelerating the business of the IoT.

SIGFOX’s unique solution is based on a dedicated network being rolled out globally, that delivers ubiquitous connectivity to billions of objects that will use the IoT. Sigfox USA is responsible for rolling out the US Sigfox Network and customer base.

Role and Responsibilities

Sigfox USA is looking for a Staff Accountant to support the company’s US Accounting Team. The position will be responsible for preparing cash and general ledger reconciliations, including AP, AR, Prepaids, Accruals, Inventory, Fixed Assets and Intercompany. This position will also be involved with employee travel and expense, including reviewing for compliance and preparing check/ACH payments. The Staff Accountant will also assist the Accounting Manager in more complex accounting areas including revenue recognition and lease accounting. The position will also the Accounting Team in working to solve the increasingly complex accounting considerations facing a growing technology company. In this role the Staff Accountant will see the complete foundation and operations of the business.

  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations for the monthly close process, in accordance with US GAAP including but not limited to: cash, AR, prepaids, inventory, fixed assets, AP, accruals, deferred expense
  • Track, compile, and record project costs in fixed asset accounts and maintain all related reconciliations, including depreciation
  • Assess asset retirement obligation calculations and make recommendations to adjust based on data
  • Assist US Logistics team in reconciling Inventory Accounts and valuation
  • Assist in performing inventory counts in our warehouse locations, as necessary.
  • Prepare relevant schedules to track sales projects, to ensure appropriate revenue and cost recognition in accordance with US GAAP
  • Perform the monthly consolidation of US Financial Statements for review by Accounting Manager & Controller
  • Assist in annual audits, tax filings and ad hoc reporting requirements, including preparing relevant support working with outside auditors on accounting and reporting issues.
  • Maintaining all internal controls and financial policies and procedures and develop new processes as deficiencies are identified.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams across the business, such as Sales, Legal, Logistics and Network Engineering.
  • Perform other financial reporting or ad hoc projects, as necessary.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. 
  • 2+ years of experience, Prior fixed asset / inventory experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Team player who takes initiative and works constructively with others to achieve team goals
  • Ability to work independently and in a hybrid team setting.
  • Excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Experience working with SAP a plus.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP

Additional Notes

  • Inquisitive, curious, bright, and energetic! Not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • Comfortable wearing all kinds of different hats
  • Comfortable with degrees of ambiguity, rapid change, and competing priorities
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and ability to communicate with staff at all levels.

Benefits

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) and 5 Paid Sick Days per year.
  • 8 Hours Volunteer Time per Quarter
  • Company Phone Plan or Monthly Reimbursement
  • 100% Individual Company paid health insurance, dental and vision.
  • 100% reimbursed Life & AD&D insurance (up to 2 times salary, maximum $400,000 coverage), short-term & long-term disability coverage.
  • 401k retirement plan with 4% Company Match and 3 years full vesting schedule
  • Flexible Spending Account and Commuter Benefits FSA also offered.

Detail

Boston

Full time