Director, Accounting Operations at Instacart

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OVERVIEW

We are seeking a Director of Accounting Operations to join our Finance team and lead the Company’s Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll functions. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with building and scaling these functional areas and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Lead strategy and execution across all Accounting Operations functions

  • Build and manage a high-performing team, with a focus on customer service

  • Work alongside our Finance leadership team to establish a clear tactical plan and targets

  • Implement processes to scale the business across multiple global locations

  • Create an organizational structure within the accounting department to facilitate achievement of the department’s short-term goals and long-term objectives

  • Effectively support the managers in Accounting Operations through coaching and mentoring, and actively supporting staff career development

  • Ensure the protection of company assets and the adherence to related laws and tax obligations by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing appropriate policies and procedures

  • Minimize risk to the company by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls

  • Confirm operational execution by establishing SLEs, measuring performance

  • Proactively communicate with leadership and key stakeholders the team’s plans, progress, results, and needs

  • Contribute to the success of the entire Finance team through strong people and financial leadership

ABOUT YOU

  • 8+ years in leadership positions in multiple disciplines within Accounting Operations 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • High level of knowledge and experience with software and cloud-based services typical for Accounting Operations within a large enterprise

  • Proven leadership skills and a track record of success in building high performing teams

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong understanding of financial concepts, common accounting practices, and corporate governance 

  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for Instacart

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Technology we use

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Location

Instacart SF (our HQ) is located in the Embarcadero district—a major transit hub with views of the Ferry Building, Treasure Island, and more.

An Insider's view of Instacart

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Family—its what I think of when someone asks me about the Instacart Finance team. It is ACCR-UAL world out there but all of us have each other’s back!

Sachin

Payroll Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Our team is hyper-focused on delivering value to our enterprise customers. We are shaking up the grocery industry and every day brings a new challenge. There's never a dull moment on the technical delivery team!

Nicola

Technical Project Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Instacart has given me the opportunity to grow my career significantly over the last 5 years. I started as an In-store shopper, became a Shift Lead, was promoted to Site Manager. Eventually, I transitioned into a new role on my current team at HQ and am expanding my coding skills with Carrot University, our internal coding bootcamp.

Annabel

Shopper Community Lead, Field Operations

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

"I love being a part of the Care team because we genuinely care about the customers that use our platform and our employees who work hard to ensure a great experience. I get to play an integral role in helping us turn our Care vision into reality."

Kiha

Human Resources Director, Care

What are some things you learned at the company?

As a large company that is growing quickly, there is still a huge appetite for trying new things; in fact, it's the expectation. There is no 'cookie-cutter' approach.

Tonci

Senior Technical Recruiter

What are Instacart Perks + Benefits

Instacart Benefits Overview

Health & Wellbeing
At Instacart we offer generous employer contributions to healthcare for comprehensive medical, dental, vision and mental health. From flu-shot clinics to “take what you need” time off, we provide a holistic approach to supporting our employees' physical and emotional well being.

Family
We believe in supporting every parent within the Instacart family. Paid parental leave, a grocery credit, and sweet baby swag are offered to new parents. We aim to support parents returning to work with on-site Mother’s Rooms, our Parents @ ERG, and events like Bring Your Child to Work Day.

Food
We donut take food (or food puns) lightly at here Instacart. From giving all employees a free Instacart Express membership to celebrating milestones and cultural heritage months with food, to hosting a monthly AMA with our CEO called "the Scoop" (featuring scoops of ice cream), food is baked into our daily lives.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Feeding America
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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