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Staff Accountant

About Telnyx

Telnyx is building the global telco of the future. We have deployed an international private software-defined network, with multiple tier-1 interconnects, leveraging all major cloud service providers to deliver a voice and messaging solution with carrier-grade reliability. We sell our services in a totally automated fashion, allowing our users to programmatically scale their voice and messaging on-demand.
In addition to providing service and software in major North American and European markets, we are expanding to Asia and are developing a wireless product that will provide licensed spectrum access to our infrastructure.
Telnyx has 70 employees (75% engineers) between our Chicago, IL office, Dublin, Ireland office and remote team. We have actual revenue traction, meaningful sequential monthly growth, and a massive addressable market.

Joining Our Team

At Telnyx, we are working to globally democratize access to real-time communications over the internet. We are building a future where voice, messaging, and wireless services can act as building blocks to facilitate high-fidelity, secure, and modern modes of communication.
No matter where you're based, or which team you work on, you’ll be part of a group of people working together to build solutions to mission-critical problems and a company that values the very best ideas. People rely on our products to communicate daily, which means they rely on us to build things with a high degree of resiliency and reliability.

Your Responsibilities

As the first staff accountant hired at Telnyx, your responsibilities will be the following:
  • Facilitating the work of our outsourced bookkeeping team and continually making process changes in order to get them working more efficiently and effectively
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, including making journal entries and troubleshooting variances as needed
  • Accounts payable, including vendor reconciliations and initiating payments to vendors
  • Accounts receivable, including recording invoices and customer payments
  • Assist with year-end activities such as tax returns and audits for all entities
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned

What we are looking for

Education, Experience, and Certifications
  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in an Accounting role
  • A desire and intention to become a Certified Public Accountant

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Commitment to project ownership, accuracy, and completion on a timely basis
  • Ability to work beyond a normal workday schedule when necessary to hit deadlines
  • Strong desire to increase knowledge and expertise, both as an accountant and professional, in the telecommunications industry
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and timely manage large volumes of work and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Gritty in the face of adversity and roadblocks to achieve goals

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