We’re hiring an Accountant in Columbus, OH

The Company
Root was founded on the belief that insurance is a broken industry, and we set out to change it. By getting to the “root” of the issue—the unfair, archaic, complicated insurance business model—and solving it entirely, we set out to transform the insurance world.

We believe our customers deserve insurance that is:
Fair. We lean on data, not demographic labels.
Affordable. We base rates on good driver performance.
Personal. We give our customers the power to affect their rates.
Easy. We create an intuitive experience.
Accessible. We make information clear.
Beyond. We are never, ever satisfied with the status quo.

The Role
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.

Reports to: Accounting Manager


  • Account analysis on a variety of company transactions
  • Bank 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
  • Easily builds collaborative working relationships
  • Approaches problems with an open mind
  • Curious in nature
  • Great attention to detail
  • Self-starter, with strong interpersonal, teamwork, and partnering skills

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].