Niantic's Finance department seeks a Senior Accountant to perform general ledger accounting and scale our operations. The Niantic accounting team ensures that the company succeeds in a competitive global market by working cross-functionally to keep the business running smoothly.


  • Assist the general ledger team with month-end close, including recording daily transactions to ensure reliable application of accounting policies under US GAAP, including identifying areas to refine policies and procedures as needed.

  • Prepare journal entries for cash, prepayments, inventory, CIP / fixed assets / depreciation, intangibles / amortization, leases, expense account allocations, reclassifications, and others.

  • Record vendor accruals (experience onboarding users to Gappify or similar systems a plus).

  • Maintain audit ready records and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts and support the year-end financial statement audit.

  • Scale processes, including NetSuite automations for cash transactions and other projects.

  • Serve as the cross-functional liaison for business partners in FP&A, Legal, Marketing, and other departments.

  • Own other ad-hoc optimization projects.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members and stakeholders, including regular and reliable attendance and participation in meetings.

  • Required in-office 2 days on Monday and Wednesday.


  • Proficient with accounting systems (e.g. NetSuite), US GAAP, and day-to-day accounting operations.

  • Several years of experience closing the books in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Experience working on cross-functional teams with ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal communications, including synchronous interactions with others.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced hybrid environment and handle stress appropriately and/or ability to solve practical problems and be sufficiently adaptable to handle dynamic situations with little advance notice.

  • Results driven, professionally curious, and flexible.

Plus if...

  • Experience in public accounting or at a public company.

  • CPA or CPA candidate.

  • Demonstrated comfort in a high growth startup environment.

The total compensation package for this position includes a new hire offer base salary range of $105,800 - $117,500 + bonus + equity + benefits.

Individual pay within this salary range is determined by work location and additional factors, including assessed job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can answer any questions about new hire total compensation during the hiring process. An overview of benefit offerings for your location can be found on the careers page.

Join the Niantic team!

Niantic's global-scale augmented reality platform and digital map powers spatial computing experiences in the real world. Incubated out of the Maps team at Google, Niantic first created Ingress and then Pokémon GO, a cultural phenomenon and hit game played by tens of millions of people each month. Niantic’s Lightship platform, which powers Pokémon GO, also supports the company's other games including Pikmin Bloom, Peridot and Monster Hunter Now. Developers use Niantic’s platform to build their own AR applications and experiences, either with the Lightship Platform or directly through the web with 8th Wall.

We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.

Niantic is a hybrid first company. We believe that in person interaction and collaboration fosters creativity, a sense of community, and is critical to our future success as a company. Our hybrid work schedules allow for a mix of remote and in-office work.

We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Bellevue, Kansas, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Hyderabad, and Zurich.