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Staff Accountant I



Accounting & Finance
Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Pendo is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our growing Finance Team. In this role, you will partner with the Manager, Corporate Accounting to build the accounting backbone for a high-growth software company backed by top institutional VCs. This is a highly visible position and a good opportunity to help build out the finance function as the Company continues to grow.

Responsibilities (what you’ll do):

  • Administer the travel and expense (T&E) platform, including the review of expenses against Pendo’s corporate policies and answering employee T&E questions
  • Facilitate the company purchase card / credit card program
  • Reconcile daily incoming customer cash and outgoing accounts payable payments
  • Play an active role in the month-end close process by preparing journal entries and completing balance sheet reconciliations for a global company
  • Prepare and analyze reporting for month end procedures
  • Comply with internal controls and maintain process documentation
  • Support audit requests including reconciliations and pulling details for support
  • Ad hoc duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (what you have):

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar field
  • 1-2 years of experience in Accounting
  • Experience in account reconciliations
  • Software Knowledge: Excel and Google Sheets
  • Understanding of basic month end close procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work cross functionally across departments and locations
  • Experience facilitating a travel and expense program
  • Hard worker and driven with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and ability to problem solve
  • Tech savvy with software knowledge of T&E platforms (Navan a plus), online banking platforms (JP Morgan a plus), reconciliation tools (FloQast a plus), and financial accounting systems (Workday a plus)

Pendo Description:

Pendo was founded in 2013 by former product managers, who combined their heads and hearts to build something they wanted but never had as product managers -- a simple way to understand and attack what truly drives product success. Our mission is to improve society's experience with software.

Come join one of the fastest-growing startups, supported by best-in-class institutions like Battery Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Spark Capital and Meritech. You will gain experience in a diverse and exciting set of technologies and clients and have a real impact on Pendo's future. Our culture is passionate, dynamic, and fun.


We are an equal opportunity employer and believe having diverse teams where everyone brings their whole self to Pendo is key to our success. We welcome all people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.


Pendo is committed to working with, and providing access and reasonable accommodation to, applicants with mental and/or physical disabilities. If you think you may require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to: accommodation@pendo.io. All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.


Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of many compensation, benefits and other reward opportunities we provide.

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in: Raleigh, NC is $63,300 - $73,000 USD.

Individual pay rate decisions, including offers made within and over the expected salary range, are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company.