Senior Accountant

Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: Jacksonville, FL, US, 32256

Company: Paysafe

About Paysafe 
Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of over US $120 billion in 2021, and approximately 3,500 employees located in 10+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 100 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at

Are you ready to make an impact? Join our team that is inspired by a unified vision and propelled by passion. 

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant based in Jacksonville, Florida.  This role offers a flexible hybrid work environment where you will have a blend of office days and remote working days during the week.
Position Overview:
The Senior Accountant will manage a set of accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies, and external audits. This person will manage the monthly closing of accounts and preparation of reports in support of the financial statements, with a focus on net revenue and gross margin accounting.
You will report to and work closely with the Senior Accounting Manager, Industry Accounting and others in the organization in analysis and reconciliation of accounts and in development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and controls.
The ideal candidate has strong leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background and works proactively to drive results. This person is a self-starter, flexible in their approach, has a high level of integrity and is action and goal-oriented in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment. 
Your responsibilities would include:

  • Assists in the management the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation related to net revenues and gross margin
  • Participates in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and assistance with implementation of process and system changes
  • Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices
  • Participates in strategic financial special projects
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
  • Collaborates with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Interacts at all levels with FP&A and Operations produce timely, efficient and accurate month-end close and all internal management and financial reporting through annual report
  • Responsible for assisting in hierarchy and scalability in chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and has ultimate authority over classification and booking of all transactions
  • Analyzes the effect of statutory accounting practices and studies regulations and guidance to ensure correct application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Makes recommendations for changes as needed and ensure that company policies and procedures are followed and establishes the proper techniques to discover and prevent fraud
  • Approves and may prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses
  • Assists with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns
  • Works with Audit, Tax and Treasury Manager to ensure overall coordination of all financial accounting activities through annual report
  • Approves and/ or prepares summary feedback of financial statements variances to budget
  • Actively reviews and advise on financial/accounting processes
  • Coaches, mentors, and manage other accountants
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications to have:

  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience with 2 years reviewing work across multiple accounting functions and preferred concentration on P&L and revenue analysis and management
  • Strong Financial Reporting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting 
  • Recent public accounting experience preferred
  • CPA Certification preferred
  • Financial services industry experience is a plus
  • Strong technical and analytical skills including full knowledge of GAAP, prior experience in Corporate reporting structure, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficient background of financial computer skills and proven ability to manage projects
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working with large ERP and reporting packages, Oracle EBS and Blackline experience is a plus

Life at Paysafe:
One network. One partnership. At Paysafe, this is not only our business model; this is our mindset when it comes to our team. Being a part of Paysafe means you’ll be one of over 3500 members of a world-class team that drives our business to new heights every day.
Our culture values humility, high trust & autonomy, a desire for excellence and meeting commitments, strong team cohesion, a sense of urgency, a desire to learn, pragmatically pushing boundaries, and accomplishing goals that have a direct business impact.  We encourage you to apply even if your experience does not exactly align as we value diverse thoughts, experience, and backgrounds.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees, and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type with regard to ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of recruitment and employment. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please let us know. We will be happy to help and look forward to hearing from you.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville