Finance Operations Specialist

Location: Philadelphia, PA (Hybrid)

Who We Are

Tempest helps destination organizations be powerful assets for their community. We do this by building websites that locals can be proud of, providing cloud software that strengthens relationships, and marketing programs that support local communities.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a detail-focused and friendly Finance Operations Specialist. You will work closely with our COO and CFO and be responsible for daily and monthly financial and operational activities including invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, onboarding, as well as account reconciliation and other accounting functions.

You are focused on details, and have a curious analytical mind. You are an active listener and good at communicating with clients, vendors and co-workers. You are a self-starter that enjoys focusing on people and culture.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with an accounting and bookkeeping background who is looking for a career growth opportunity and is willing to challenge themselves with a demanding yet rewarding career in a positive, fun industry that promotes travel and tourism across North America. This role includes an office management component, as outlined in the below “day in the life” section.

A Day in the Life of A Finance Operations Specialist at Tempest May Include

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly reports
  • Generate and send monthly invoices
  • Process signed contracts for accurate invoicing and accounting
  • Coordinating with internal teams to ensure invoicing is accurate and up to date
  • Communicate with our clients to ensure payments are timely and accurate
  • Updating internal systems to ensure accurate data
  • Journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Establish and maintain relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Prepare accounts payable payments
  • Processing checks and deposits
  • Facilitate purchasing of office supplies
  • Serve as primary point of contact for building management to coordinate deliveries, maintenance, cleaning
  • General office management including but not limited to mail, receiving deliveries, ordering supplies
  • Assist COO and CFO with onboarding and offboarding of employees
  • Assist with implementing programs to support a positive employee experience and culture
  • Assisting with planning and executing company events
  • Ad Hoc assignments from the CFO, COO, or CEO


  • 2+ years in a finance, bookkeeping, or accounting role
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, with ability to know when to problem-solve, and when to ask for help
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office & Google Apps
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • Knowledge of accounting software (Quickbooks, Intacct, Xero)
  • Basic understanding of financial processes and principles (P&L and balance sheets)
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong professional judgment, ability to deal sensitively with confidential information
  • Good organization, time-management and prioritization skills
  • Effective communication skills, including speaking, writing and active listening
  • Great customer service and interpersonal skills (internal and external customers)

Perks + Benefits

  • Great Center City Philadelphia location
  • Flexible hybrid work from home policy
  • Occasional travel opportunities
  • 401k Match & bonus potential
  • Health & Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • HSA,FSA
    • Supplemental Life, Long Term & Short Term Disability
    • Onsite Gym
    • Wellness Programs
  • Company Outings
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Casual Work Atmosphere
  • Career Growth Opportunities

Salary Range

$55,000 - $65,000 - Final offer amount depends on candidate experience and expertise