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Senior Accountant

We’re seeking a full-time senior accountant to support the accounting process at Merlin.

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About the job
Role & Qualifications
Perks & Compensation


We’re seeking a full-time senior accountant to support the accounting process at Merlin.  This role is for someone who is detail oriented and thrives in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating a self-starting, affirmative behavior. The successful candidate will be focused on assisting with accounting duties across Merlin’s client base which span across venture capital, private equity, pharmaceutical and technology industries, as well as,  helping to drive efficiencies within the executive team and extended partnership.  

Timing: Q1 2023 // Reports to the CFO

About Merlin

Merlin is an innovative technology startup helping companies overcome day-to-day business challenges with the select business services and the next generation of strategic execution software.

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Merlin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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  • Responsible for month-end activities, including account reconciliations, analysis of due to/from accounts creating and posting monthly accrual journal entries, 
  • Coordinating with customers to obtain their financial results in a timely manner
  • Financial reporting, preparation of supporting schedules, and data analysis
  • Assist in preparation of 1099/1096 documents,  work with tax accountants
  • Work with growth stage client companies to prepare for fundraising events
  • Assist the VP of Finance and Operations with maintaining and analyzing budgets


  • 2-5 years accounting experience, Financial Services preferred
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with QuickBooks, a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • Outstanding customer service
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Moderate computer/software skills
  • Experience with Google Suite, a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • Energetic, rising star, executive presence with professionalism. Someone who builds trust and respect with the firm and customers 
  • Highly skilled communicator who is comfortable interacting through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring
  • Ability to listen, understand and communicate effectively in a wide variety of contexts and with a wide variety of people
  • Proactive in identifying and addressing issues that arise
  • Assertive, straightforward, strategic thinker
  • Comfortable operating in a partnership environment
  • Can maintain confidentiality, as required by legal standards
  • A passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed
  • Ability to think outside the box and lean into areas of opportunity 
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Perks & Compensation

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience including base salary ($90,000-$115,000), bonus (up to 10%)and equity potential
  • Benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k (3% safe harbor), paid leave, unlimited PTO and paid holidays
  • Flexible in home and in office arrangement after onboarding period
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