Senior Accounting Manager at MealPal

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Are you an excellent accountant looking to lead a strong team at a high growth startup? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment? As Accounting Manager at MealPal, you will be responsible for all areas of accounting operations, reporting and compliance. Reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for leading the accounting team, ensuring timely processing of vendor and tax payments, creating and maintaining strong processes and controls and the creation of timely and accurate financial statements.


  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:
    • month and end-year close
    • accounts payable/receivable
    • cash receipts
    • general ledger
    • payroll and utilities
    • cash forecasting
    • revenue and expenditure variance analysis
  • Ensure the accurate and timely analysis of budgets, forecasts, financial reports, and financial trends in order to assist Executive Management team
  • Establish, document and maintain proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Coordinate, lead and complete annual audits in a timely manner
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions as necessary
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Develop staff through mentorship and guidance
  • Act as the accounting expert, staying up to date with changes in accounting rules and applying them to MealPal when appropriate
  • Support the development of the annual planning cycle and interim financial updates
  • Identify improvements to automate existing processes


  • Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA qualification strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and accounting standards
  • 8+ years of demonstrated professional experience and advancement in accounting focused positions
  • 3+ years audit experience at Big 4 or similar accounting firm
  • 3+ years of corporate experience, preferably with subscription or e-commerce experience
  • Experience working as a Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Controller, or similar hands-on capacity in previous positions
  • Netsuite experience required, in-depth knowledge of Netsuite preferred. Experience with, expensify are preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage projects and collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Self-motivated and independent, detailed oriented, strong work ethic, and high integrity and ethical standards


  • Competitive compensation package including equity
  • Health benefits, paid vacation, and free lunch and dinner (of course!)
  • 401(k)
  • Opportunity to work with a smart, passionate and driven team
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Located in Flatiron, we are steps away from Madison Square Park, Herald Square and a quick walk to Penn Station.

An Insider's view of MealPal

What does your typical day look like?

As one of the graphic designers, I design anything and everything at MealPal -- from email and flyer promotions to out-of-home advertisements and food trucks. I’ve done it all! I love all the creative freedom and of course, the free food.


Graphic Designer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve had so many opportunities to learn and grow here, immediately surrounded by such smart and energetic people who really inspire me to strive. I started as a Community Associate building out the local NYC market, then I moved to launching MealPal in LA, Portland, and Austin, and now I’m on the digital marketing team across all the US.


Marketing Associate

What makes someone successful on your team?

We have a culture of moving fast and experimenting with everything. Nothing is sacred, and everyone’s opinions are valued. There’s definitely a bias for action that allows us to deploy and scale quickly by constantly trying new ideas and learning by doing.


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What are MealPal Perks + Benefits

MealPal Benefits Overview

MealPal is proud to provide amazing benefits to our employees. We cover 100% of our employees' healthcare premiums and also offer dental, vision and commuter benefits. MealPal is thrilled to provide a 4% company match for our 401k program. Everyone also receives a complimentary MealPal subscription for lunch & dinner -- yum!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MealPal covers 100% of employees' medical premiums.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
MealPal matches up to 4% of the employee's gross salary.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
MealPal offers a generous parental leave policy, offering up to 6 months time off for the primary caregiver.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
MealPal encourages their employees to relax & recharge. We offer up to 20 days of paid time off PLUS 12 paid company holidays!
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
MealPal offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees. Commuting doesn't have to break the bank!
Company Outings
We Pal-Around on a monthly basis & host quarterly team outings. In addition, we never forget to celebrate the start of the summer & holiday season!
Free Daily Meals
Our pals get free lunch & dinner through MealPal Monday - Friday!
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
We celebrate our hard work with a team happy hour each month.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
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