Senior Accountant

Glowforge is a desktop laser that carves and engraves beautiful products from raw materials like wood, leather, paper – even chocolate.

If you haven’t already, check out our video on While you’re there, you’ll notice something amazing: Glowforge is the largest 30-day crowdfunding campaign in history, with $27.9M in preorders in just a month. There is incredible demand for what we’re creating. It’s not a geeky tool for the tech elite or a garage workshop; we’re crafting an iconic product that is going to change the way people think about creativity.

Why we need you

At the start of our crowdfunding campaign, we were a tiny startup with an interesting idea. 30 days and $27.9M later, we were at the forefront of a massive, undiscovered market opportunity with unprecedented demand and excitement.

Our company was built on the back of brilliant engineering and futuristic insight, but we are striving to create a business that will last for decades. For that, we must balance forward thinking and bold steps with careful analysis and rigorous controls - and that’s where you come in. By helping us track our expenses and revenues against plan, you can ensure that we don’t lose sight of the fundamentals because of our rocketship growth. Your work is essential to our long term success.

Here’s what you’ll be doing

As a senior accountant your first task will always be to ensure that we follow the highest levels of care and integrity. Since you already have previous experience preparing financial reports, reconciling account balances and analyzing the output of your efforts, you will play a key role in helping manage to company to budgets, forecasts and business reports. Your insightful analysis will allow you interaction with all levels of management within the company. Being hands on, you won’t hesitate to jump in and solve real business issues. You will be part of a tight-knit group of finance professionals and together strive to deliver on the company’s vision without neglecting the day-to-day business needs.

We are a company for people who are passionate about bringing things to life. If you relish the challenge of growing a small company from tens of millions of dollars in pre-orders to billions in revenue, you’re going to have an amazing time at Glowforge.

You need these qualifications

It would be nice if…

Please send us your resume, and – more importantly – a cover letter that tells us about your interest here. We’re excited to meet you!

One more, very important thing: we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We’re strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business.