Senior Accountant

We’re looking for exceptional accountants who can work in one of the most unique and interesting accounting groups in the world. And we’re completely distributed! You will work alongside Automattic’s accounting team to navigate the wide range of accounting issues involved in building Automattic’s global business. All while contributing to the success of Open Source software, making the internet a better place.

Here’s what we’re currently after:

Senior Accountant
This position helps out in the key areas of the accounting function in our rapidly growing finance organization. Functions include supporting the monthly and quarterly accounting close process, executing key internal controls.

You should have

  • 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Proficient understanding of current US GAAP accounting.
  • CPA a plus.

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How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

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All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.