Corporate Accounting Manager

LinkSquares

Boston, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 09/23/2022
  • Website: linksquares.com
  • Company Address: 60 State Street , Suite 1200, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, US

About LinkSquares

LinkSquares is the first AI-powered end-to-end contract lifecycle management platform. Take control of your contracting process with full visibility into where things are, what needs to get done next, and everything that’s been agreed to in the past. With LinkSquares, you can write better contracts, standardize contract language, and understand what’s in your agreements from one, easy-to-use system. Start improving your bottom line, saving time, and making your legal operations run smoother today.

Job Description

LinkSquares is a fast-growing LegalTech software company, rated as one of “The Best Places to Work in 2021” by Boston Business Journal. We’ve built the fastest end-to-end AI-powered Contract Lifecycle Management SaaS product suite used by some of the world's most prominent companies (Fitbit, Igloo, DraftKings, and Cogito).

The Accounting Manager will report to the VP of Accounting and will support the day-to-day operations of our corporate accounting function.

The successful candidate will be excited to gain a thorough understanding of the business, embrace process improvement, support the Financial Planning and Analysis team in developing meaningful management reports and KPIs and work in a team to help grow and scale the Company.

Responsibilities: 

  • Support monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close activities, including review and iteration of financial statements and all required analyses
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting for lenders, investors and other stakeholders
  • Collaborate with FP& A team to support monthly and quarterly management reporting and flux analyses
  • Identify opportunities and implement solutions that will result in greater efficiency and accuracy for the monthly close process, including evolution of ERP and other IT solutions
  • Assist in ad hoc projects as needed including sales tax compliance, process improvements, etc
  • Assist in the ongoing management of audit partners and successful and timely completion of annual US GAAP audit
  • Supervise the Company's global accounting policies, particularly complex and non-routine issues, to ensure ongoing compliance with US GAAP
  • Monitor, oversee and implement new and evolving accounting standards under US GAAP, including new lease accounting standards (ASC 842)
  • Advise and/or prepare technical memos and analysis to support accounting treatment and other finance implications for complex areas such as business combinations, consolidations, revenue recognition, leases, stock-based compensation, debt and equity transactions
  • Advise and implement internal controls in support of management’s and the external auditors’ assessment of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Manage and coordinate with third party consultants

Experience and Skills Required: 

  • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years in public accounting with advancement to Senior level at a Big Four or international firm
  • Minimum of 3 years in industry is preferred with advancement to Manager or equivalent level
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to present technical guidance and analysis in a comprehensive and articulate manner to different levels and departments throughout the organization
  • Process optimization focused - vision with the ability to apply practical solutions and navigate through ambiguity
  • Advanced skills in Excel/spreadsheet modeling
  • Experience in Software or Software as a Service industry preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with financial systems, including the ability to adapt and implement new systems and applications (Netsuite experience a plus)
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent work experience required
  • CPA/MBA a plus

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