Accountant is a computer vision intelligence company transforming security operations for large enterprises by preventing security incidents before they happen. has a globally deployed footprint with several F500 companies. The platform applies AI and computer vision intelligence to existing sensor and camera infrastructure to monitor physical security and detect real-time threats. does this while decreasing false alarms by over 95%, allowing security teams to focus on legitimate threats and rapid response. The future of enterprise physical security is data-driven, intelligent, and proactive.  With, companies can do more with less while also improving their security posture.

We were founded in 2017 by Shikhar Shrestha and Vikesh Khanna. They are experts in artificial intelligence from Stanford University, who previously built iconic products at Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Dropbox. We are a Series-B company backed by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), SV Angel, YCombinator, and investment angels like Jyoti Bansal, Mark Leslie, and Elad Gil.

Named on the YC Top Companies List 2021, 2022, 2023, and the Forbes Cloud 100 Rising Stars 2020, we are turning the impossible into the inevitable. We always seek passionate people who enjoy solving the toughest problems with cutting-edge AI/ML.

Position Overview

The Accountant will have a critical and highly visible role as the team member managing day-to-day accounting operations for You will be hands-on, detail-oriented, and results-driven and significantly impact how processes are built and implemented to support the company’s significant growth trajectory. This role will routinely partner with others across multiple functions, ensuring proper alignment with policies and controls for financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP. This role reports directly to the Controller at

The impact you’ll make:

  • Own day-to-day accounting operations, including overall AR/AP, prepaid, fixed assets, expense reimbursements, etc., applying a thorough understanding of the business and Company process/policy (i.e., proper approvals, accounting coding, timing, etc.)
  • Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all financial transactions.
  • Participate in the month-end and year-end closing processes and schedules
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis for assigned accounts, identifying and resolving any differences within the close period. Reconciliations must be accurate and complete
  • Compile and prepare entries to general ledger accounts, providing support that is organized, accurate, and descriptive
  • Develop, analyze, and modify specific accounting processes and procedures to ensure continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and strengthen internal controls.
  • Assist in the decision-making, implementation, and integration of potential new systems to support our business growth.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and process improvement projects as assigned

The amazing skills you’ll bring to

  • Bachelor’s degree in business (Accounting/Finance) or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in an accounting environment, Big 4, or fast-paced SaaS company is a plus
  • CPA designation preferred
  • Strong knowledge of accounting (debits, credits, financial principles, reconciliations)
  • Superior Excel skills are a plus
  • Excellent organizational & communication skills, along with being extremely detail-oriented
  • High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive and flexible work attitude

Why join us?

  • We are creating an entirely new category within a 120+ billion-dollar physical security industry and looking for team members who are also passionate about our mission to prevent every security incident possible 
  • We have an impressive customer roster of F500 companies, including Adobe, VMware, and SentinelOne
  • Regular Full-time employees receive stock options for the opportunity to share ownership in the success of our company 
  • Comprehensive health + welfare package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, EAP, Legal Services, 401k plan)
  • We offer flexible time off to rest and recharge, including Winter Break (time off between Christmas and New Year’s for most roles depending on customer demand)
  • The latest tech and awesome swag will be delivered to your door
  • Enjoy a full range of opportunities to connect with your awesome co-workers
  • We love to hike, are foodies, and love music! Check out our most recent Ambient Spotify Playlist is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Ambient does not unlawfully discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. Ambient is an E-Verify participant.

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