Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Join our growing team at Vetcove, and help us transform how veterinarians buy the supplies they need to keep America's pets healthy. Vetcove's eCommerce and mobile platforms enable veterinary practices to compare and buy from all of their vendors in one place. Our community of more than 17,000 veterinary hospitals employs tens of thousands of veterinarians, and delivers care to many millions of animals every year across all 50 states. We’re a growing team on a mission to modernize the $50B+ animal health industry. Simply put, Vetcove helps veterinary organizations spend more time giving care, and less time shopping and comparing across vendors to supply their practices. Vetcove is a Y Combinator and venture-backed growth stage company with notable investors in Silicon Valley and NYC. We're looking for exceptionally talented and passionate people to join our growing team.

About the role:

Vetcove is seeking a highly motivated and proactive Staff Accountant to execute accounting policies and procedures while scaling accounting systems and tools for growth. Reporting to our Director of Finance, this individual will be responsible for managing accounting activities of the company. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys the challenge of working at a fast-paced startup, solving problems, and pioneering processes to better streamline and enhance financial operations. You will play a critical role in ensuring that we build a premiere accounting function, while partnering across the business to ensure our systems and processes are running smoothly.

What you’ll do:

  • Help with accounting, payroll, tax filing, invoicing, bank account tracking and reconciliation, expense management, budgeting, and payment processing via quickbooks

  • Run payroll for hourly & salaried employees

  • Manage employee expenses and distribute reimbursements

  • Review, verify, and reconcile hours worked, pay adjustments, and other pay-related information, and post information onto designated records for independent contractors

  • Communicate with external vendors regarding receivable collections

  • Manage the preparation and delivery of monthly, quarterly and year-end consolidated financial statements and notes

  • Ensure that all accounting, treasury and tax transactions and provisions are processed efficiently and recorded effectively in an accurate and timely manner

  • Implement effective processes to forecast, track and manage all cash receipts and disbursements

  • Participate in internal and external audits by reviewing audit schedules, ensuring appropriate documentation, and providing evidence of controls performed

  • Stay abreast of evolving legislation and ensure compliance with all tax law guidance regarding marketplaces, remote-first companies, etc.

  • Continually identify issues in both process and accounting for transactions and propose solutions (in conjunction with auditors)

  • Prepare key reporting packages, financial statements, balance sheet reconciliations, budget vs actuals analysis, and ad hoc analysis to understand and direct the financial state of business

  • Vendor account set up (W9, ACH, etc)

  • ACH payment compliance

  • Manage our product database, including our formulary in quickbooks (pricing, UOM), ensure products are synced correctly from our POs

You should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in accounting or finance

  • 2+ years of experience within accounting/finance at a growth-stage or late-stage startup, eCommerce or Marketplaces experience preferred

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge plus working knowledge of tax

  • Excellent oral, written, and quantitative communication skills

  • Expert knowledge of US GAAP principles

  • Advanced proficiency with quickbooks (QBO experience preferred)Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong attention to details with analytical, organizational and research abilities​​


  • 100% remote within the USA

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Automatic 401k contribution

  • Employee referral program

  • At home office set up

  • Bi-annual company retreats

  • Open vacation policy

  • Equity

  • Monthly team events

Please note we are unable to sponsor work visas at this time.

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Vetcove is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please let us know and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.