Staff Accountant - Berkeley or Remote

Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine-learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion-dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performances, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and BMX racing. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.
As a Staff Accountant, you will be a key member of the management company finance team. This team has a broad mandate and is responsible for managing the books, records, and budgets of both US and International businesses, and managing tax filings with external service providers. You will report to our Finance Director and be a vital contributor to the success of the finance team. This role is a means to make a difference: work with our senior executives and partners to support critical accounting and budgeting processes, and growth initiatives across the firm.


  • Book accruals, transactions, and entries in the accounting software.
  • Ensure all incoming invoices are received and processed and communicate with internal stakeholders on receiving appropriate approvals.
  • Perform weekly, bi-weekly and monthly reconciliations for internal records, banks, and credit card systems.
  • Support the team in closing month-end financials statements.
  • Assist with annual audit processes such as updating and maintaining supporting schedules.
  • Collaborate on updating the annual functional team budgets.
  • Help maintain active registrations for management company entities.
  • Assist with bespoke projects to improve our management company finances operations and processes.


  • 2 years in public or private accounting
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Proficient with enterprise-level accounting software such as Workday, SAP, Oracle and Quickbooks
  • Excellent MS excel skills
  • Active CPA preferred
The base salary range for this position is $100,000 - $110,000 in the location(s) of this posting. Individual salaries are determined through a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geography. Base salary does not include other forms of total compensation such as bonus compensation and other benefits. Our benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage, life and AD&D insurance, 20 days of paid time off, 9 sick days, and a 401(k) plan with a company match.
“Friends of Voleon” Candidate Referral ProgramIf you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $15,000 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program. Equal Opportunity EmployerThe Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Vaccination RequirementThe Voleon Group has implemented a policy requiring all employees who will be entering our worksite, including new hires, to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.  This policy also applies to remote employees, as such employees will be asked to visit our offices from time to time. To the extent permitted by applicable law, proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. This policy is part of Voleon’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and community, and to support public health efforts. Apply

Job Profile


North America


United States


20 days of paid time off 401(k) plan with company match 9 sick days Life and AD&D insurance Medical, Dental and Vision coverage


Accounting Enterprise-level accounting software MS Excel US GAAP

  • Assist with audit processes
  • Assist with projects
  • Book accruals
  • Maintain registrations
  • Perform reconciliations
  • Process invoices
  • Support month-end financial statements
  • Update budgets

2 years




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