Accounting Manager

Nearly half of U.S. households struggle to handle an unexpected expense of $400 or more. When it comes to managing household expenses, things like a broken appliance or a growing family can be financially burdensome. Ranked 5th on Inc. Magazine's annual list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States, our team is on a mission to make life’s purchases more accessible and affordable. 

Located in the heart of vibrant Philadelphia, we’re building a FinTech-enabled e-commerce marketplace that combines quality brands with sensible financing to improve the lives of our neighbors and communities.


Responsibilities:

  • Direct all day-to-day accounting activities including managing cash flow and debt, overseeing accounts payable process, and monitoring overall business performance 

  • Own monthly close process, including the preparation of account reconciliations and workpapers in support of journal entries, and delivery of financial results to leadership team and board of directors in a timely manner

  • Establish and maintain best-in-practice accounting policies and internal control environment 

  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal reporting requirements and tax filings, including applicable tax credits 

  • Prepare three-statement financial forecasting models to inform decision-making and compare against actual results 

  • Lead one direct report  

  • Develop strong relationships with external stakeholders including the board of directors, independent accountants, banking partners and vendors 

  • Assist in the administration of payroll and insurance  

  • Support various projects and analyses at the direction of the CEO


Experience:

We are seeking a hardworking, high-energy Accounting Manager with proven technical accounting skills and a consistent record of success. The Accounting Manager will have overall responsibility for the financial operations of the Company. S/he will be charged with establishing an efficient and scalable accounting function while increasing analytical capabilities and improving financial transparency to all stakeholders. In this hands-on role, the Accounting Manager will oversee accounting, tax, financial reporting, and treasury management activities. S/he will be a team player, capable of prioritizing and executing projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.   This individual will be guided by an experienced management team, who are committed to their long-term professional development. 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting 

  • 5+ years of public accounting and/or controllership experience 

  • CPA plus deep experience in US GAAP with expectation of serving as lead technical accounting resource 

  • Advanced excel skills e.g. pivot tables, macros, etc. (programming language experience a strong plus)

  • A startup and results-driven mentality 

  • Strong project management capabilities 

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of the organization 

  • Familiarity with the following is a plus: QuickBooks, Gusto, Domo, Magento, Stripe

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