Ribbon: Senior Accountant
33 E 19th St, 4
New York, NY 10003


Who are we?

Ribbon is a first of its kind real estate technology company transforming the real estate transaction by delivering certainty, transparency and joy to the home buying process. Consumers and realtors deserve a better experience, and we have designed an open platform that welcomes everyone in the ecosystem to participate.

As members of the Ribbon team, we live out our mission every day through our core values:

  • Be an invited guest to dinner - Everything we do is in the service of the customer.
  • Be a (home) owner - If we see a problem, we address it head on without assuming someone else will do it.
  • Break new ground - We challenge conventional wisdom to create clever solutions and break down the walls.
  • Foster greatness - We grow and inspire the team around us to constantly make Ribbon better.
  • Engage with intellectual humility - We become our best selves through rigorous debate and adjusting opinions based on new information.

Your team:

Ribbons Finance team is responsible for providing data-driven insights to inform strategic, financial, and operational decision-making across the company. We're seeking a driven and detail-oriented Senior Accountant to play an integral role in our growing organization. In this role, you will be a key contributor in building and managing an efficient end-to-end accounting process, including monthly close, external audit, financial reporting and systems implementations. Were looking for someone who possesses strong organizational skills with a passion for details, and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

How you'll make homeownership achievable:

  • Manage day-to-day accounting activities to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, internal policies, financial reporting requirements, and external audits
  • Lead full cycle general ledger process to ensure complete and accurate financials, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and flux analysis
  • Drive process improvement and system implementation efforts to streamline operations and improve the quality of the close process and internal controls
  • Act as a strong business partner to establish and instill best practices across the organization
  • Lead payroll operations and build a scalable sales commission infrastructure
  • Manage audit, tax, and valuation engagements with third party firms

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • 3 5 years of accounting experience; Big 4 public accounting experience plus industry experience is preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Strong project management and process design skills; highly organized, independent, and self-motivated
  • Data-obsessed and unafraid to go down to the lowest level of detail for truth
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and critically, and thrive in a dynamic and often ambiguous work environment while maintaining high standards of work quality

Bonus points!

  • Experience working in Real Estate

Even if you dont meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply! If youd be excited to show up for work each day, wed be excited to have you on our team.

Here at Ribbon were not scared of differences. Its how we break new ground. As we scale and we help families from every walk of life, the team we build must be reflective of the diversity that we serve. Together, weve built and will continue to grow, a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone has a seat at the table and the space to be their most authentic self. Ribbon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we support, celebrate, and cherish all the things that make our teammates who they are.