Staff Accountant

Full Time
Mid Level


Context has redefined the travel industry by bringing authentic experiences to life in over 60 cities around the world. Context Travel provides half and full day walking tours (private or small group shared experiences) led by local experts that dive deep into a city’s rich history and cultures, as well as audio-guides and pre-trip enrichment lectures.  We are the first to make it possible to learn through travel before, during and after a trip — creating those unforgettable moments that our guests treasure for a lifetime.

Context is a long-standing tour company and B Corp, backed by growth equity since 2017.

ROLE: Staff Accountant


Context Travel is a remote team and has a preference to hire in the following states: CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, IL, ME, MA, NJ, NY, NC, PA. While we are open to hiring outside of these states, you must be located near a major metropolitan area. Please note your location and your closest international airport in your application.


Context is seeking a dynamic Staff Accountant who takes initiative, can adapt to a fast-paced environment and is comfortable working in a small team. Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be an individual contributor, take ownership of accounts payable function, perform account reconciliations, own the month end close process and other ad-hoc projects as assigned. You’re diligent, not afraid of change, and have a continuous improvement mindset.


  • Own and oversee the Tipalti integrated accounts payable function and software ensuring accurate and timely payments to global network of vendors and experts (tour guides, online lecturers)
  • Keep up-to-date reporting compliance in accounts payable, deferred revenue, and international sales tax (VAT)
  • Prepare journal entries, analyses, account reconciliations
  • Process U.S. and International payrolls and assist HR with payroll related tasks
  • Own the month-end close process, research for account discrepancies and make appropriate corrections
  • Analyze current processes and procedures and recommend updates as needed
  • Support the global team by answering and researching accounting and financial questions
  • Assist with ad-hoc tasks and projects that may be assigned time to time


  • 4 – 5 Years of accounting experience, strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Start-up or small, high growth company experience strongly preferred
  • Willing to take initiative; work as team as well as independently as needed
  • Ability to handle confidential information with sensitivity and discretion
  • Professional integrity and sense of responsibility & accountability
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks and G-Suite will be very helpful

In exchange, we are thrilled to offer:

  • A supportive, mission-oriented work environment with colleagues who care
  • Unlimited access to online seminars and in-person tours
  • Annual learning & wellness stipend to pursue personal and professional interests
  • A competitive salary with 401K (+ match), health & dental insurance
  • Tech stipend
  • Flexible PTO (with no caps, encouraged minimums, and parental leave)
  • A remote-first work policy
  • An annual company retreat to connect and celebrate with colleagues in person (past locations include Lisbon, Barcelona, the Poconos, Mexico City and New York City. In 2024 we took the whole company to our birthplace, Rome, to celebrate our 20th anniversary)

Context Travel is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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