Accounting Manager at Electric

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Accounting Manager

at Electric AI, Inc 

New York Headquarters

Electric is a Series A startup backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Bowery Capital, Primary Venture Partners and led by a team of seasoned entrepreneurs, operators and technologists. With software forming the foundation of every office, Electric is the world’s first all-in-one, modern IT support solution that can truly meet the needs of growing businesses.. Through a chat interface, personalized service and flat-rate pricing we keep our client’s email, computers, Wi-Fi and software running smoothly at a fraction of the cost and headaches normally experienced with traditional managed service providers.

Our company is a  fun, fast-paced environment with enormous opportunities for career advancement. We are seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented go-getters who want to move up in a tech startup.

Our company is a fun, fast-paced environment with enormous opportunities for career advancement. We are seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented go-getters who want to move up in a tech startup.

The Role:

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Accounting Manager will help to manage the general ledger and AP/AR functions at Electric.  The Manager will be responsible for performing account reconciliations, assisting with implementing systems and policies, supporting financial reporting, and partnering with business stakeholders on ad-hoc projects.

 The Finance & Operations team is deeply ingrained in all the functional areas of Electric and partners heavily with leaders across the company.  For us, the accounting function is forward looking and proactive as we not only measure outcomes but drive solutions that improve the overall operation of the company.  We seek to build a best-in-class team of financial professionals and tools to support accounting and controllership at the highest level or precision.

What you’ll do

  • Manage the month end close process; reduce days to complete, improve transparency and controls with a goal to maintain a 7-day close cycle
  • Drive accuracy and efficiency into close process through establishing process improvement goals
  • Responsible for overseeing all general ledger tasks and account reconciliations
  • Manage the day to day workflows of the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and year-end analyses
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and provide guidance for special projects
  • Support weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and analyses
  • Participate in the annual financial audit with external auditors, including preparation and review of schedules
  • Participate in the development and implementation of accounting systems, policies and processes
  • Additional managerial and accounting duties as necessary

Who you are

  • BA or BS degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 2-3 years of public accounting experience
  • 4-7 years of experience in a finance and accounting role
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Understanding of US GAAP, including software and SaaS revenue recognition
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of employees, management, executives, and other organizations
  • Proven project management, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making ability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to influence and interface effectively with employees at all levels within the company as well as external professionals
  • Ability to function in a consultative style and to drive for results through cross-functional interactions

Nice to Have

  • CPA with preferably a mix of public accounting and private industry experience
  • SAAS experience
  • Experience implementing accounting systems/tools
  • ERP experience

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408 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

What are Electric Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
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