Accounting Manager

Who We Are:

Avaamo is a deep-learning software startup that specializes in conversational interfaces to solve specific, high impact problems in the enterprise. We are building fundamental AI technology across a broad area of neural networks, speech synthesis and deep learning to make conversational computing for the enterprise a reality.  Avaamo was ranked #1 Innovative AI Startup to Watch by Inc. magazine in 2017, and we’re growing fast!

Position Summary:

The role of the Accounting Manager will be to ensure highly efficient and effective accounting for the Finance operation. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for execution of all accounting, finance and reporting activities. You will be responsible for accounting operations, financial reporting, and making value added recommendations to enhance a start-up's operating efficiencies. This position reports to the CFO.


  • Execute day-to-day accounting operations in an accurate and timely manner (revenue, billing, collections, A/P, payroll, banking, taxes, etc)
  • Ensure revenue is recognized in compliance with relevant US GAAP revenue recognition rules
  • Lead monthly revenue close process, including owning the billing system to capture key metrics related to bookings, billings, collections, etc
  • Prepare financial reports and provide timely and insightful updates on the financial condition of the company. Monitor and analyze operating results and investigate variances
  • Ensure company is compliant with GAAP reporting requirements and support the external audit of the company’s financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor questions and requests
  • Lead and provide guidance in implementing systems and policies to automate workflows and streamline processes
  • Monitor business activities to identify accounting issues and recommend solutions
  • Review expense reports for accuracy and appropriate reimbursable expenses


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA ideal
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience preferably in SaaS, Cloud or Enterprise Software sector
  • Deep experience in SaaS revenue recognition and systems integration
  • Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets (Excel) and accounting software (Quickbooks)
  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of GAAP
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work, manage multiple competing priorities, be a proactive problem solver, a critical thinker, and work independently
  •  Strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with professional demeanor

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