Join Our Team of Innovation Experts!

IdeaScale prides itself on both a unique benefits package and an atmosphere of collaboration and delight. This means that we embrace a flexible work model while still preserving high company profitability standards.

Individuals that join our team should be enthusiastic advocates of innovation, crowdsourcing, and organizational change management. After all, good ideas can come from anywhere and we think that means good ideas are going to come from you, as well!

IdeaScale currently has offices in Washington D.C., Berlin, Tokyo, and is headquartered in Berkeley, CA. We are part of a global co-working space and have the option to work from 193 Office Locations in 50 Cities worldwide.

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Open Positions

Staff Accountant

IdeaScale is the leading Innovation Management System (IMS) company in the world. We serve both leading national government agencies and Fortune 500 companies, helping them harness the power of ideas.

We are looking for an experienced staff accountant to join our team.

What you get to do:

  • Perform full cycle accounting duties to include AP, AR, payroll, monthly accruals and reconciliations
  • Play a key role in cash management; monitoring and forecasting cash
  • Own the financial statements preparation and analysis
  • Participate in the financial planning and analysis process
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and internal controls that will help support our rapid growth
  • Work with our outside tax team to prepare taxes and ensure compliance with US regulations

What you bring to the table

  • 4+ years of experience in operational and technical accounting
  • Experience and understanding of the SaaS business model and accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of key SaaS metrics: ARR, NRR, churn, etc
  • Proficiency with QBO, Hubspot, SaaSOptics and intermediate to advanced Excel skills (e.g., vlookups, sumifs, pivot tables) are desired.

Compensation: $60,000 base salary + $10,000 target annual bonus

Staff Accountant