Accounting Manager

California - Remote


$40 -$50 per hour
Contract to start - full time possible

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic + strategic teammate to join our accounting firm. If you have a background in accounting and a passion for helping startups succeed, we may be a great fit for you.

The Accounting Manager Role comes in many industry variations such as SaaS, Professional Services, Inventory, Healthcare and General Accounting.  We are looking for someone interested in working with many of these business types.  After an initial phone conversation, we’ll work together to identify the best industry fit for you based on your experience and interests.

Role will encompass:

  • This role has variety at its core. From facilitating client meetings to reconciling accounts, no day will be the same.
  • You will be supporting our startup clients who need accounting help but may not have a need for an internal team at their stage of growth
  • You will be working in a fully remote capacity so, you will have flexibility where you work and how you work!
  • You’ll be working with a variety of clients, so the ability to context shift, communicate, prioritize, and evaluate needs is the most important thing you’ll be doing in this role.
  • You’ll be managing all of the accounting functions for our clients, so you’ll want to be comfortable with some management.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to build robust accounting processes and systems for our clients. So, understanding and embracing the agile and fast-paced nature of startups is a must.

You May be a Great Fit If

  • You’re someone who likes to learn and is eager to take on new challenges, especially when it comes to cutting-edge technology and emerging industries.
  • You are a communicator at your core and have client service experience.
  • You lead with integrity in all that you say and do.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. If you have startup experience, that's a bonus.
  • You take the initiative and jump at the opportunity to explore new ways of doing things.
  • You take an acutely accurate approach to your work and look forward to the parts of your job that require analytical thinking.
  • You are an expert collaborator asking for and giving feedback regularly.
  • You enjoy working with others and are excited to operate as a team.
  • You know and love technology. You possess a strong working knowledge of a variety of systems.
  • You’re familiar with GAAP.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or something similar, and around 5 years of experience, preferably in a startup environment.

Core Competencies

  • Strong finance-based analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • All things accounting and client management such as:
    • prepaid revenue/deferred revenue + revenue recognition
    • Intangible asset management & mark-to-market valuation
    • inventory and purchase orders
    • prepaid expenses
    • payment processing systems (like Stripe)
    • creating and managing monthly close lists
    • producing tax ready end of year reports
    • processing accounts payable and accounts receivable
    • producing financial reports
    • GL account reconciliations.
  • Strong working knowledge of software is key in this role. On a daily basis, you’ll be using the entire G-Suite, QuickBooks Online,, Ramp, Expensify. You’ll also use video conferencing tools to facilitate client meetings.

What We Offer

  • Flexible work schedule to promote a healthy work-life balance.
  • We're a remote-first workplace, so you can work from your home office if you’d like!

We offer a collaborative, communicative culture. We work with incredibly smart people who love to learn and share what they know.