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Senior Accountant

Swift Navigation

Swift Navigation

Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2023

Swift Navigation is hiring. Let us introduce ourselves. Swift is changing the way we navigate and understand the world. Swift’s precise positioning technology platform improves location accuracy from several meters to centimeter-level and is used by millions of devices across the globe. Swift’s technology is trusted by users across industries, enabling safer driving, improving efficiency for last-mile delivery and commercial transport operations, increasing accuracy for mobile devices and creating new possibilities for rail, robotics and machine control. That’s what we offer our customers and partners, but it’s the work we do together as a team that is the best part of our days. We collaborate—across the globe—to tackle problems, to pursue our mission and to make a real impact in the world. We are diverse, flexible, supportive and we believe our team is our most important asset and offer a host of benefits and programs to ensure that they know it.

Swift Navigation is looking for an outstanding Senior Accountant responsible for accounting functions that include full-cycle month-end close, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, and tax compliance. This includes managing the day to day accounting, payroll, and monthly close process. In this role you will play a key role in developing and establishing policies and procedures for the accounting team.

We are looking for someone who can work from our San Francisco, CA office, minimum 2 days per week. Aa strategic thinker who is passionate about making an impact at a fast-growing company. You seek to understand business drivers and KPIs. You are the ultimate team player who is able to collaborate and build effective relationships throughout the company. You are curious, take initiative, have a bias for action and possess strong organizational and communication skills.


  • Wear all hats related to accounting/manage day-to-day accounting operations
  • Develop and improve accounting processes and internal controls
  • Prepare monthly Journal Entries and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Prepare Customer Invoices and Manage Accounts Receivable Balance
  • Manage Payables and Expense Reporting
  • Manage Payroll
  • Manage annual tax filings and sales tax compliance
  • Build relationships at all levels of the organization

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 4+ years of Accounting Experience
  • Solid understanding of GAAP
  • Technology / SaaS and high-growth start-up experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required, Masters degree a plus
  • Solid NetSuite experience a plus as well as, Xero, Expensify, Divy and Trinet
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Superb communication skills, both written & interpersonal
  • Passionate desire to learn & for continuous improvement
  • Ultimate team player with excellent communication skills; can establish credibility, build consensus, and partner cross-functionally without direct authority

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $95,000 - $130,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status or other defining characteristics.

Swift Navigation will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of SFPC Art.49