Staff Accountant

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 08-18-2017
Staff Accountant
Location: Arlington, VA

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Inspire, the largest social network for patients and caregivers, is hiring a Staff Accountant to join our team in Arlington, VA.  If you are looking to take the next step in developing your accounting and business career here is your opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a fun, fast paced company with an incredible mission.    

We are looking for someone with interest in accounting within a small but quickly growing organization.  Our new Staff Accountant will have the responsibility for:
•    Develop and improve general accounting process, procedures and controls
•    Accounts receivable
•    Billing interface with Client Services and Business Development departments
•    Maintenance of customer billing schedule
•    General collections follow up (we have $0 bad debt)
•    Accounts payable
•    General account reconciliation
•    General ledger maintenance (Quickbooks Online)
•    Liaison with 3rd party accountant for payroll and related
•    Audit support – financial, banking and other
•    Human resources administrative support

WHAT WE NEED
Here's what we're looking for in our next teammate. The ideal candidate will have expertise that includes:

●    2-3 years’ of related experience
●    Experience with QuickBooks Online
●    Curious mindset and desire to make improvements over time
●    Exceptional customer service orientation and communication skills
●    A team-oriented, collaborative attitude with the ability to work closely with engineers.
●    Strong analytical skills and demonstrated problem-solving ability
●    Ability to support initiatives with shifting requirements and priorities in a fast-moving environment
●    Ability to succeed and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
●    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required
●    Entrepreneurial spirit, ready to contribute to the betterment of the company

WHAT WE OFFER
●    Competitive salary and benefits
●    Stock options
●    Blue Cross PPO Health insurance, including dental and vision
●    401(k) retirement plan with matching
●    A corporate mission that benefits society
●    Talented, creative co-workers
●    Flexible work schedule

ABOUT INSPIRE
Inspire was founded in 2005 out of our interest in health, our personal experiences with difficult health issues, and the vision that we could use the Internet to improve patients' and caregivers’ ability to find support. We believe patient centricity is the future of healthcare. Inspire’s mission is to bring people together and to accelerate medical research. We have developed focused member groups and partnered with over 100 non-profit patient advocacy organizations, including the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, National Osteoporosis Foundation, Arthritis Foundation, National Psoriasis Foundation, and Genetic Alliance, to provide online patient communities in a safe, privacy-protected environment.  Members are resources for each other sharing health information and support without regard to location, background, or status.  Together they reduce the feelings of isolation experienced by those with chronic conditions, cancer, rare diseases.  We all believe that “Together we’re better.”

From marketers, designers, to software engineers and healthcare product experts, we are a diverse community with the goal of changing the patient and caregiver experience through community.
Melissa Lewellyn
Principal Recruiter
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