Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Finance & Analytics

About The Opportunity

We’re all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!


Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!

The Impact You Will Make

The Staff Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager and work closely with the Senior Accounting Manager. The ideal candidate has public accounting and/or relevant industry experience. The Staff Accountant is a key member of the team with responsibility for maintaining a timely and accurate month-end close process. 

The Impact You Will Make

  • Perform monthly closing activities, including preparation of journal entries, reconciliations, accruals, prepaids and reports 
  • Prepare variance analyses for select accounts for monthly and half-year reviews, year-end audit, and annual reporting
  • Assist with external audits by preparing schedules, explaining supporting material procedures and providing any requested information as needed
  • Prepare and review cash management transactions in accordance with deadlines and policies as well as retaining supporting documents
  • Assist with continuous improvements efforts for accounting, including refinement and automation of close processes and/or reporting
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders on special initiative projects and/or cross-functional process improvements initiatives
  • Perform ad hoc assignments

What You Bring to the Table

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance
  • At least 2-3 years of related work experience at a top tier national public accounting firm or in a similar role in industry
  • Experience with ERP Systems (Intacct and/or Workday is preferred)
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal, analytical and time management skills required
  • Propensity to take ownership of areas of responsibility
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, with attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Got These?  Even Better:

  • Public company audit and/or Start-Up experience
  • Familiarity with Floqast, Stampli and SQL
  • Experience in SaaS or technology business, ASC 606 experience a plus
  • CPA


And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Competitive Pay. You’ll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.  
  • MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants. 
  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and virtual happy hours!
  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund and donating $1 million to the Equal Justice Initiative in 2020. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them.

Vaccination Requirement: Grubhub employees are required to be fully vaccinated. Candidates must confirm vaccination status at time of hire, and must provide proof of full-Covid-19 vaccination within 2 weeks of starting employment. Fully vaccinated is defined as: “2 weeks have passed since your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine. 


Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’re applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.  


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