Sr Accountant
San Francisco
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Sr Accountant

San Francisco


About the Company:

Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

The Role:

A core principle of the Finance team at Spire is to be a business partner to all teams.  We solve business problems with good systems and strong processes. This role requires a solid foundation in financial accounting and is a unique opportunity to have a global impact. We move fast and we are looking for you to partner with our U.S. Controller to help further develop our sound financial future. If you are incredibly proactive, a stickler for accuracy, and enjoy collaborating with a dynamic team - this is the role for you.


  • Manage complex accounting treatments such as debt and equity arrangements on an ongoing basis
  • Handling reporting and data entry of company equity and stock based compensation through Carta across all 4 entities 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business leaders to develop, document and implement scalable accounting processes and strong internal controls that are SOX compliant
  • Developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements
  • Manage and update multi-location US payroll data on a bi-weekly basis

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in a Finance/ Accounting position
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • CPA
  • Experience with ERP & Payroll systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of general ledger accounting, inter-company transactions, and currency translation
  • Pre or Post-IPO experience
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Experience with Netsuite ERP & Payroll
  • Combination of public accounting and corporate experience
  • Developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Being ridiculously organized and quick to hit the ground running — you are attentive to the minute details of processes, and have a knack for seeing problems before they show up — and are willing and ready to dive in wherever needed.

Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.



Want to join us?

We are constantly looking for bright growth-minded people to join our teams around the world. If you would like to join us you can email your CV here:

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