Ecommerce Accountant Job Opening

Ecommerce Accountant

Catching Clouds

Parker, Colorado
$40,000.00 - $45,000.00 a year
Category: Accountant

The Ecommerce Accountant is responsible for keeping our customers' financial records completely up to date on a daily basis. This role requires someone who is a natural with learning new technology and can efficiently and accurately manage a number of complex online business accounting. In return, you'll become an expert in ecommerce accounting, while having fun contributing to a dynamic team, and getting mentored by an experienced Ecommerce Controller. This is a great opportunity to grow in your career.

What does a Ecommerce Accountant do at Catching Clouds?

  • Updates financial transactions daily – through auto bank feeds and/or by directly importing transactions
  • Communicates regularly with clients to verify accuracy of data and to obtain supporting documentation
  • Troubleshoots and fixes sync errors between general ledger (Xero) and add-on tools
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintains accuracy of subsidiary accounts by verifying and posting transactions and reconciling accounts regularly
  • Updates fixed asset schedules monthly
  • Facilitates preparation of sales tax returns on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Processes and posts payroll on a regular basis
  • Manages sales tax on a monthly basis
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents


Our Ecommerce Accountant Must Have These Skills:

  • Intermediate understanding of accounting, including cash vs. accrual reporting
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Ability to easily navigate and learn new technology; you must be a natural with using and learning new technology
  • Strong interest in ecommerce businesses, how they work, and the technology and accounting to support them
  • Ability to prioritize and self-direct activities; ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication with co-workers and clients
  • Confidential and professional
  • Personable with a sense of humor
  • Team player
  • Ability to dive deep to solve problems but with the self awareness to come up for air, re-evaluate and ask for help if needed

If you're applying for this Ecommerce Accountant, having these skills is a real plus!:

  • Certified Bookkeepers (AIPB)
  • Experience with cloud accounting tools like Xero,, Gusto, Hubdoc, TSheets
  • Experience with ecommerce sites like Amazon, Shopify, eBay, BigCommerce, Magento, etc.
  • Sales tax preparation experience
  • Payroll experience

Although some experience is needed, we are mainly interested in finding a candidate with right mindset of a problem solver and hard worker, more so than years of experience.

Colorado applicants only, please. The job is virtual, so you will work where you are - but you must be available for regular team meetings and events in the Denver Metro area, as needed. Relocation services are not provided.


Catching Clouds is a great place to work (because you work when you are).

  • Work from home or wherever you have internet access
  • Results Only Work Environment - we are looking for results, not hours.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and/or Roth 401(k), including matching
  • Company-supplied computer, second monitor, and internet allowance
  • Great team environment!

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