Senior Accountant

  • DemsytData
  • New York, NY, USA
  • May 28, 2018
Full time Accounting

Job Description


The Solution

Demyst is an External Enterprise Data Platform, used by major US and APAC financial institutions to better discover, test, and deploy third party data solutions. Leading banks and insurers leverage our platform to find and test new data to incorporate into decision processes across the customer lifecycle.

The Challenge

The Accounting Lead role is a member of the Finance & Accounting Department who will assist in all aspects of monthly financial statement preparation. This role will provide value to the Accounting and Finance operations by providing day to day support with accounting needs and other ad-hoc reporting. The ideal candidate will be technically proficient in accounting, detail oriented, and self-motivated. We are also looking for a candidate with flexibility and interest in supporting general team, HR, or compliance operations for our SAAS business.


Location: NYC

  • Ensure accurate reporting, compliance with GAAP accounting, and adherence to financial reporting policies
  • Lead day-to-day accounting operations required to support the business including but not limited to billing, A/R, A/P, GL, month-end close, and bank reconciliations
  • Ensure all financial transactions including invoices, purchasing, expenses, and cash are accurately recorded, and adequate controls are enforced across the company
  • Develop solid understanding of Demyst’s business model, clients, and internal stakeholders for cross functional collaboration as needed
  • Administer expense reimbursement process and monthly payroll as well as tax returns
  • Monitor and measure compliance to the internal control framework
  • Facilitate day to day needs or special projects related to general business operations, human resources, finance, accounting, and compliance
  • Assist with talent acquisition and new hire onboarding or exit processes based on cyclical needs
  • Comply with all relevant policies and procedures, including our data security policies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business
  • 1-2 years full cycle accounting experience, interest or in pursuit of C.P.A.
  • Flexible, fast-paced, autonomous
  • Owner mindset
  • Extremely self-sufficient, self-motivated (not an order taker)
  • Process-improvement mindset

Bonus Points:

  • 1-2 Years at Big 4 Accounting Firm is a plus
  • Start-up work or internship experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge in financial services, technology, software as a service



DemystData is committed to creating a diverse, rewarding career environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage individuals from all walks of life to apply.


  • Put your own mark on the process
  • Stretch yourself to help define and support something entirely new that will impact billions
  • Gain exposure to a company that has more institutional knowledge in emerging “big data” access that perhaps anyone in the market, learn quickly
  • Small enough where you matter, big enough to have the support to deliver what you promise
  • Generous benefits & competitive compensation