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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Why Harvey

Harvey is a secure AI platform for professionals in law, tax, and finance that augments productivity and automates complex workflows. Harvey uses algorithms with reasoning-adept LLMs that have been customized by our expert team of lawyers, engineers and research scientists. We’ve found product market fit and are scaling our team very quickly. Some reasons to join Harvey are:

  • Exceptional product market fit: We have partnered with the largest law firms and professional service providers in the world like A&O, PwC, and many others.

  • Strategic investors: Raised over $100 million from strategic investors including Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, and the OpenAI Startup Fund.

  • World-class team: Harvey is hiring the best technical and non-technical talent from places like DeepMind, Google Brain, Stripe, FAIR, Tesla Autopilot, Superhuman, and Glean.

  • Partnerships: Our engineers and researchers work directly with OpenAI to build the future of generative AI and redefine professional services.

  • Performance: $0-20M ARR in the last 12 months.

  • Value: Top of market cash and equity compensation.


Be amongst the first members of our accounting team! Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will be the go to person for all things accounting at Harvey. The ideal candidate thrives in a high-growth start-up, is detail-oriented, and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The Sr. Accountant will be someone who is operationally proficient but is also willing to do research on technical accounting topics to resolve issues as they arise.


  • Assist with transition from third party accounting firm to in-house accounting processes

  • Prepare journal entries and perform other day-to-day accounting activities, including supporting the month end close process to provide for accurate US GAAP financial statements

  • Assist with month end processes in all areas of accounting, including customer invoicing, cash application, journal entries, bill payments, accruals, credit card maintenance, stock-based compensation, etc.

  • Build account reconciliation workpapers to support the accuracy of our financial statements

  • Collaborate with the Accounting and Finance teams on metrics, flux analysis, and forecast as part of the monthly reporting package process

  • Prepare documents supporting audits to ensure successful completion

  • Support the implementation of new systems, tools, and processes to streamline close and build scalable solutions to support the growth of the Company

  • Identify and drive process improvements to gain efficiencies, enhance controls and reduce close timelines

  • Assist in developing and performing internal controls across all areas of accounting

  • Assist in developing accounting policies and process documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related; CPA or equivalent required

  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience;

  • Public accounting experience (Big 4 strongly preferred)

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month end/year end close process is strongly preferred

  • Experience with financial audit preparation

  • Proven proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, etc); must be highly proficient in Excel, Google Docs

  • Excellent writing, oral communication, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills with a high attention to detail

  • Excellent problem solving skills; project management experience a plus, ability to work in a fast pace environment


In consideration of market analysis and relevant factors, the salary range for this position is set between $115,000 and $140,000. However, adjustments outside of this range may be considered for candidates whose qualifications significantly differ from those outlined in the job description.

Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in our equity plan and benefits program. Benefits include, but not limited to: Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits (401k match up to 4%), and flexible PTO.

Harvey is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law.