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Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Manila, Philippines
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

About Karbon

Karbon is the global leader in practice management software for growth-minded accounting firms. We provide an award-winning, highly collaborative cloud platform that streamlines work and communication, enabling the average accounting firm using Karbon to save 16 hours per week, per employee.

We have customers in 34 countries and have grown into a globally distributed team, with our people based throughout the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Philippines. We are well-funded, ranked #1 on G2, have a fantastic team culture built on our values, are growing rapidly, and making a global impact.


We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Staff Accountant. This person will be a critical member of a Finance/Accounting team that will help scale the company by building and fostering key business partnerships across the organization. In order to succeed in this position, you will be a team player, a problem solver and passionate about solving business and financial challenges.

The Staff Accountant role is a remote position supporting a global team. Qualified candidates must live in Cebu or Manila. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a motivated self-starter who is passionate about Accounting and helping build efficient financial systems and processes, we encourage you to apply!


  • Contribute to the month-end close process by preparing journal entries and account reconciliations for completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform daily cash reconciliations and report on cash activity and other metrics to Accounting and Finance leaders.
  • Process accounts payable vendor invoices and appropriately code and enter them into the accounting system.
  • Manage new vendor onboarding and be the primary point of contact for our Company’s vendors.
  • Evaluate and identify ways to continuously improve the monthly accounting close process through various system and process enhancements.
  • Review monthly credit card statements and prepare associated journal entries.
  • Review and process employee expense reports in accordance with the business travel and expense policies.
  • Assist with the preparation of documentation and support for external financial statement audits and tax compliance.
  • Establish and drive business process and financial system improvements that will enable more efficient financial operations and collaboration within the Company.
  • Support and help maintain strong internal control policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to help with ad-hoc projects as required.


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in Accounting
  • Demonstrates strong initiative, sound judgment, and creativity
  • High-tech industry experience within SaaS
  • Knowledge and experience with NetSuite a plus
  • Exceptional attention to detail, highly organized, with strong multitasking abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining high standards of quality and accuracy
  • Able to thrive in an ambiguous environment

Why work for Karbon?

  • Industry leading benefits package including medical insurance for you and up to three eligible dependents
  • 15 paid time off days per year (which includes 5 Karbon Days per year)
  • 7 Sick leave days per year
  • Internet and work from home subsidy
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Work with (and learn from) a very experienced team
  • Be part of a startup team that will continue to grow around you
  • Flexible approach to work environment (we believe in trust and autonomy)
  • A culture of open communication, consistent feedback, and full transparency into company results, metrics, and financial position

Karbon embraces diversity and inclusion, aligning with our values as a business. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. If you've made it this far in the job description but your past experience doesn't perfectly align, we do encourage you to still apply. You could still be the right person for the role!

When we look for talent to join our team, we want unique, creative, and amazing people that align with values, and help us build a world-class product and company.

We recruit and reward people based on capability and performance. We don’t discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, physical or cognitive ability, and other diversity dimensions that may hinder inclusion in the organization.

Generally, if you are a good person, we want to talk to you. 😛

If there are any adjustments or accommodations that we can make to assist you during the recruitment process, and your journey at Karbon, contact us at for a confidential discussion.

At this time, we request that agency referrals are not submitted for this position. We appreciate your understanding and encourage direct applications from interested candidates. Thank you!