We’re hiring an Accountant in Columbus, OH

It's a unique time at Root. We have secured funding, built a talented team, and continue to expand geographically and evolve our product. Things are going very well for us and as we move into exciting seasons of growth, there is a lot of challenging work ahead.
We’re looking for the next addition to the Root Accounting Team: a high-energy, action-oriented individual that is enthusiastic about building influential processes and procedures. The ideal candidate is comfortable researching, documenting, and making recommendations on a wide range of financial accounting topics, and uses technology and data analytic skills to enhance and improve the delivery of job responsibilities. This individual will benefit from broad exposure to multiple areas of Accounting/Finance while working with a highly experienced team. Our goal in Accounting is to optimize automation to ensure our team is thinking more strategically about the business rather than focusing on repeatable tasks.  
Reports to: Accounting Manager

Partners with Accounting Team on:

  • Account analysis on a variety of company transactions
  • Account reconciliations
  • Working with the business to ensure cash transactions are appropriately identified, tracked and reported in real time
  • Identifying, documenting and implementing process improvement
  • Identifying and documenting key controls
  • Various ad hoc projects and analysis
  • Administration of fraud control


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 1-4 years of relevant accounting and/or finance experience
  • Has or is actively pursuing a CPA or other financial certificationIndependently analytical
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office products and data analysis tools
  • Strong writing skills and succinctly communicates with a wide range of audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to property and casualty insurance accounting and reporting

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at [email protected].