Account Specialist

Regular Full-Time


Ookla, the creators of Speedtest, are a small team of passionate individuals who have turned a clever idea into a thriving, profitable business. We’re hiring an Accounting Specialist to be the primary resource for our billing, payables, invoicing and other accounting projects. You’ll serve as the day-to-day accounting resource for the Ookla team, and should thrive in a self-directed workplace.

The ideal candidate is relentless about working smarter, and capable of juggling many projects and tasks at once. You're not afraid of small details or the mundane, but also excited to work on bigger projects.


Ookla is a virtual organization; we’ve got a very nice office in Downtown Seattle (above the Gap at 5th and Pine), but allow flexibility to work from home from time to time. We’re a group of intelligent and social people, who work smart but also like to have fun.


Key responsibilities:

  • Billing - responsible for daily invoicing, payment application, billing support and maintaining customer records and related documents
  • Payables - responsible for processing and payment of all vendor invoices, employee expense reports, and corporate credit cards
  • Assist Sales team with customer forms and coordinate contract work with our legal team
  • Assistance with internal and external auditor requests
  • Help with general office and accounting duties as needed


  • 3+ years of hands-on general accounting experience
  • Experience with computerized accounting system; NetSuite a huge plus!
  • Strong computer proficiency, including Google Apps, Microsoft Office/Excel, CRM (SalesForce a plus)
  • Proven experience managing a wide range of tasks and initiatives successfully
  • Organized, detailed, and self-directed
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information
  • Ability to develop a strong relationship with internal/external customers at all levels


It’s a big plus if you have:

  • Prior tech company or startup experience
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other related field (work experience is also a perfectly good substitute for college)
  • Successful experience working from home


Ookla has great benefits including competitive compensation, full medical, dental and vision benefits for you and your family, a generous vacation and holiday plan, and more. We also provide the best hardware, software and tools available for you to do your work. Our office has food, drinks, pinball, ping pong and more.


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