Staff Accountant at Raise
Chicago, IL, US

About Raise
Raise is the leading digital prepaid and retail payments platform where consumers can save money and earn rewards on every purchase. With over 450 national brands partnerships, Raise offers an opportunity for retailers to redefine their customer acquisition and retention strategy through direct-to-consumer relationships that empower consumers to maximize their spending.

Since 2013, we’ve saved millions of consumers over $150 million and have received $147 million in funding from investors including Accel, PayPal, Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates.

About the Position 
We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our corporate accounting department. The Staff Accountant will provide a variety of accounting functions, including but not limited to: (i) accounts payable; (ii) general ledger reconciliations; (iii) book keeping for financial reporting and (iv) balancing treasury reports. This individual should be self-driven, organized and possess the ability to maintain a daily accounting and treasury process.  We are looking for a fun, energized individual who wants to contribute in a team environment.   


  • Timely record and pay bills
  • Maintain both vendor and marketplace accounts payable and vendor profiles
  • Timely record and pay bills
  • Daily cash journal entries
  • Monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts to the subledger
  • Assist with general accounting month-end closing procedures
  • Enforce employee reimbursement programs, including the travel and entertainment policy
  • Perform other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or related field (GPA 3.0 or above)
  • Strong technical and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in a professional environment
  • A high level of integrity, accuracy, dependability, enthusiasm, and confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)


  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K) plan, company paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Raise Gives Back, paid time off for volunteering
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Credits for employees
  • Company provided snacks, coffee and soda
  • Voluntary benefits like Pet Insurance and Identity Protection