Accounting Manager

Posted on October 17th

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About the Role

We are hiring an Accounting Manager to help us scale our finance and accounting operations. You have a proven track record of working collaboratively with different business teams, implementing scalable and efficient solutions to meet our business needs. You will have the opportunity to be a key contributor to a high growth environment and strengthen your understanding of operational accounting processes. The ideal candidate for this role has a positive hands-on attitude and will develop strong working relationships with cross-functional partners to keep the business ahead of emerging accounting issues.

You Will

  • Oversee the monthly and annual financial close, including account reconciliations, entering journal entries, and maintaining accurate records and files.
  • Perform a detailed review of expense accounts for proper accruals, coding and accounting and will investigate reporting discrepancies / anomalies and communicate issues as they arise in a timely manner.
  • Review existing processes, structures, and systems to assist in the identification of improvement opportunities with a focus on simplification, standardization and optimization, especially the reduction of manual, Excel-based activities.
  • Continually develop, expand and improve month end close and financial reporting procedures and help drive the reduction of the close timeline by assessing and streamlining close-related activities.
  • Support the year-end financial statement audit, as well as any statutory audits that may arise.

You Have

  • A passion for detail and can operate in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Experience as a self-starter with outstanding analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • A positive attitude and self-motivated team player
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and v-lookup formulas
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • 5+ years of experience, including public accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. CPA a plus.

The Team

Reporting to Tom Hannon - Corporate Controller

Our Benefits

  • 100% health insurance coverage (for you and your dependents!)
  • Paid parental leave (with baby bucks)
  • Flex Fridays
  • Flexible time off & flexible hours
  • Education reimbursement
  • Relocation support

Cockroach Labs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you need additional accommodations to feel comfortable during your interview process, please email us at [email protected].