Accounting Manager

Handy is changing the way the world buys services by connecting customers with vetted, independent, local service professionals in a fast, convenient and reliable way - at the tap of a button. Started in 2012 by Oisin Hanrahan & Umang Dua while at Harvard Business School, Handy has scaled to offer cleaning, installation, and assembly services across the entire US and has processed over 3 million transactions. We’re thrilled to announce Handy is now a part of ANGI Homeservices (Nasdaq: ANGI), the world’s largest home services marketplace including brands like HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List. While this is a big milestone for us, we believe this is just another step in Handy’s journey, and we’re excited to join ANGI Homeservices to bring the Handy experience to millions of more customers.

About the role

Handy is looking for an Accounting Manager to carry out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department. This position reports directly to the Director of Accounting/Controller. The ideal candidate is someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm for our mission to transform home services, and of course, the ability to turn on a dime when necessary. 

Primary duties:
  • Manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the accounting department
  • Own end-to-end monthly close process including:
  • Preparing account reconciliations for prepaids, accruals or other assets as needed
  • Reviewing the work of the Senior Accountant
  • Monitor and analyze financial data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Develop deep understanding of Handy’s revenue streams and revenue reporting
  • Compile & review departmental budget versus actual analyses on a monthly basis, including providing explanations for variances, to be presented to CEO, COO and departmental heads
  • Assist in compiling internal and external financial data requests including, but not limited to, quarterly and annual reporting required by the SEC
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with GAAP
  • Lead the communication to develop a new process for recording/reconciling accounts on an as needed basis
  • Contribute to accounting team’s continuous process improvement and always consider ways to make our jobs more efficient

Here are some details about what is required:
  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting (or related) field from an accredited college or university
  • 5 years of experience in accounting, with public accounting experience a major plus 
  • Exceptional knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Highly skilled in dealing with confidential financial information
  • No tolerance for financial sloppiness
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the proven ability to communicate effectively both inside and outside the finance/accounting department
  • Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license 
  • Experience with subscription and/or deferred revenue a plus, but not required
  • Experience with Netsuite a plus, but not required

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance
  • Full medical, dental, vision package to fit your needs
  • Monthly Handy credits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • A fun office in the heart of Manhattan, always stocked with coffee, snacks and drinks; catered lunch and dinner, foosball, office events and team outings


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