Accounting Manager

Practice Area accounting
Job Family Management
Job Type Perm Salary
Location Greater Boston

A start up software company in the greater Boston area is looking for an Accounting Manager to lead and manage the overall accounting and financial reporting to ensure adherence with company financial objectives, policies and processes. You will report directly to the CFO and have one direct report. This is an opportunity to be exposed to software revenue recognition and the scaling of a start-up without the risk of a start-up! Comfortable environment and amazing compensation package!

  • Work with CFO to establish & implement financial policies, processes, reports and standard operating procedures.
  • Drive all elements of the monthly close to review with CFO
  • Oversee monthly closing of financial records, prepare and approve journal entries, consolidating entries and ensure all necessary accounts (balance sheet, revenue and expense) are reconciled
  • Continuously review current processes, staffing and resource allocation, use of technology to ensure best practices and drive change when appropriate.
  • Oversee all A/P A/R and F/A sub-ledger transaction entries and GL entries
  • Lead preparation for the annual financial audit and other audits (internal controls, etc)
  • Support payroll staff and payroll process as necessary
  • Manage and mentor a Staff Accountant and participate as needed on cross-functional project teams to represent financial considerations and point of view


  • Degree in accounting; Public Accounting, preferred; open to like-industry experience
  • Experience implementing ERP systems
  • Experience in process improvement/project management
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in a corporate accounting setting

Position ID: 37427