Accounting Lead

New York, NY

This candidate will build out the whole accounting function, switch them over from quickbooks to another software, bring them through their first audit, hire 3 new accounting staff by 1/2018.



This is a tremendous opportunity for growth as we transition from a 3rd party Accounting provider to an in-house team. You will lead all aspects of the Accounting function and the future development of the team, including:

  • Leading the offboarding process from an outside Accounting provider
  • Day-to-day bookkeeping, ensuring US GAAP compliance
  • Coordinating payroll with outside PEO
  • Establishing a clear, concise invoicing and billing process internally
  • Establishing a clear, concise monthly close calendar and procedures
  • Managing key elements of working capital processes (A/P and A/R, Collections)
  • Partnering with Head of Finance to develop key banking and payment infrastructures
  • Implementing T&E policies and employee level expense management
  • Coordinating tax services and preparation with outside advisors / auditors
  • Preparing for and leading a financial audit in early 2018


This role will report to our Head of Finance.



  • Licensed CPA and a mastery of US GAAP Methodology
  • 5-7 years of experience in an Accounting role (Preferably “Big Four” experience)
  • Familiarity with all in-house Accounting functions, from clerk roles (AP / AR / Payroll) to overseeing monthly close of books, managing a team
  • Proven ability to problem solve and establish processes from scratch
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel


What Would Set You Apart

  • Knowledge of media revenue accounting
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks
  • Proven experience helping to build an Accounting operation for an organization with $20MM+ in revenue


Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 6/19/2017
Salary $130,000 + Equity

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