Senior Accountant

San Francisco, CA

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About Sentry

Bad software is everywhere, and we’re tired of it. Sentry is on a mission to help developers write better software faster, so we can get back to enjoying technology.

With more than $67 million in funding and 20,000 customers that believe we’re on to something, we're building performance and error monitoring tools that help companies like Disney, Microsoft, and Atlassian spend less time fixing bugs and more time building products. If you like to selfishly build things that make your digital life better, come help us build the next generation of software monitoring tools.

About the Role

At Sentry, the Accounting & Finance team has the critical role of being the backbone of financial reporting, business operations, and decision-making at our growing company. On a day to day basis, our team wears many hats, collaborates with stakeholders in every department, all while maintaining accurate and up to date financial reporting.

A Senior Accountant is the missing puzzle piece to our team. This person is a do-er and problem-solver who is excited for the challenge of owning the Revenue cycle and looks forward to improving the process as we continue to grow and adapt.

In this role you will:

  • Own the AR / Revenue Cycle, including but not limited to: accounting contract review, invoicing, collections
  • Plan and perform monthly and quarterly close activities, including balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses and analytical reviews, and producing internal management reporting
  • Manage external tax team
  • Partner with Internal Systems, Finance, and Legal to support internal financial systems process improvements and advise on accounting implications of business decisions
  • Research and prepare technical accounting analyses for new accounting pronouncements and/or business initiatives
  • Design, implement, and execute efficient internal control procedures
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedural documentation

You'll love this job if you:

  • You are a self sufficient do-er, someone who enjoys ownership of a process or project and can proactively / efficiently work cross functionally to make progress
  • You feel passionate about bringing an analytical lens and due diligence philosophy to your responsibilities
  • You are comfortable with the pace and dynamic environment of our actively-growing business
  • You are looking for growth opportunities, both in your role and at this company as we continue to build and scale


  • 3-4 year(s) of relevant Accounting experience; preferably with 1+ years of revenue related experience with a SaaS Company
  • Active CPA or CPA eligible highly preferred
  • Understanding of GAAP and basic revenue recognition standards
  • Experience in Quickbooks and Salesforce preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize specific tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • The ideal candidate is a proactive self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees, 75% company-paid for dependents
  • Monthly commuter subsidy
  • 401k program
  • Learning & Development stipend
  • Charitable matching program
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Flexible working schedule and vacation policy, work from home policy, and real work/life balance
  • Friday catered lunches (when we're back in office)
  • Company events (Hack Weeks, All Hands, quarterly social events) and friends and family events
  • Relocation assistance

Sentry values diversity and inclusivity in our company and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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