CAREER OPPORTUNITY - Cycling '74 is looking for a Staff Accountant

    Oct 21 2021 | 11:08 pm
    We are looking to hire an Accounts Payable Accountant to support our Finance and Accounting Team. This is a Full-time, US-based, fully remote employment position.
    The Staff Accountant will be part of the Accounting & Finance team, focused on accounts payable and working in active & constant collaboration to maintain financial accuracy and transparency while supporting the company’s creative goals. We strive for a nontraditional cooperative-driven structure where strategic thinking, co-leadership, collaborative problem solving, and decision making are integral to the role. We accurately track financial data for accounting and risk mitigation purposes and communicate and steward that data in ways that enable the company to achieve more creative and prosperous outcomes. Daily work is self-guided, but we provide a supportive community-focused work environment. We are actively working on creating non-hierarchical structures in place of traditional management, creating a more equitable company culture, and promoting a healthy work/life balance for all of our employees.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • General duties related to Accounts Payable (paying vendors, processing expense reports, processing payroll)
    • Verify, allocate, and post outgoing transactions for all bank and credit card accounts
    • Reconcile entries for all accounts
    • Maintain digital filing system
    • Process outgoing royalties
    • Prepare reports from accounting software for internal usage
    • Manage vendor, software, and credit card accounts
    • Cross-train on various team functions
    • Process equipment depreciation
    • Make correcting entries (training and support provided)
    • Facilitate payment of corporate and local taxes
    • File quarterly sales tax
    • Conduct a monthly sales tax account audit
    • Review books for errors during monthly close
    • Participate in annual planning and forecasting

    It is expected that you:

    • Are based in the U.S. and able to work from home
    • Participate in Accounting & Finance meetings and general company meetings that may require travel (when safe). This might include quarterly team meetings and semi-annual company meetings.
    • Coordinate transparently with the team
    • Work collaboratively to assess, manage and complete team projects
    • Are experienced with finance and accounting, but not necessarily from a traditional accounting background
    • Have strict adherence to keeping current records
    • Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Are familiar with accrual accounting
    • Are able to handle multiple projects and adapt to changes quickly
    • Are confident working with:
      • Accounting software
      • Spreadsheets (Google Sheets, Excel)
      • Google Drive & Dropbox

    Ideally you:

    • Have at least 2 years of accounting or bookkeeping experience or college-level accounting classes
    • Have excellent knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping processes
    • Are comfortable working with international contacts
    • Are willing to learn:
      • Xero
      • Expensify
      • Asana


    • Competitive salary based on market rates
    • 100% employer funded health and dental insurance
    • Generous paid time-off policies
    • Computer provided for duration of employment
    • Remote work stipend (office furniture & internet)
    • 401(k) plan with company match

    Who we are:

    Cycling '74 creates software for artists, educators, and researchers working with audio, visual media, and physical computing. We believe strongly in supporting others through education and access to our products. From teaching our users to get started with their first Max patch, to providing a solid platform for them to inspire others to innovate, we are serious about helping our users grow.
    All of us at Cycling '74 are learners and doers. We collaborate with musicians, researchers, developers, educators and artists to meet specific needs and solve unique problems. Part of what feeds our strength as a company is our ability to work remotely. We have over 30 employees and consultants who come from various backgrounds and live in the most amazing places.
    Diverse teams are strong teams. Cycling '74 is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with different abilities are provided reasonable accommodations.
    We acknowledge that there is a significant under-representation of women, BIPOC, and LGBT+ in the music technology industry. We actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds in order to address this imbalance in moving towards an inclusive industry while simultaneously fostering a safe and non-violent work environment for all employees.

    How to apply:

    Please send a brief statement about why you are a good fit, why you would like to work for a creative company, and anything else you’d like us to know along with your resume (in pdf with no photos attached) to The subject line should read: “New applicant for Staff Accountant position”.