General Accounting Manager
Urbandoor’s mission is to effortlessly connect professionals with the right apartment every time, anywhere. Our marketplace makes it easy to rent professionally managed apartments for extended business travel and relocation. Just like WeWork has democratized office space, our marketplace let’s you have your own home, versus someone else's, no matter where work takes you. Our customers range from direct agreements with Fortune 100 companies to supporting individual business travelers. We are a fast growing series A company started by serial entrepreneurs in 2015. We have over 120,000 apartments with instant price and availability (just like a hotel) in the US and globally we are in over 1,000 total markets across 31 countries.
Our Business Operations team sets and drives key business initiatives while building the financial infrastructure to scale our growing company. We complement and support product, engineering, and sales teams across three critical areas: accounting and finance, business planning and sales operations, and analytics for strategic decisions.
As the General Accounting Manager at Urbandoor, you will supervise, track, and evaluate day-to-day activities. The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas related to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. You will also work closely with our Product & Development teams to automate accounting processes; as well as the payment process for both customers and providers. There is a tremendous opportunity to grow in this position working directly with our Head of Business Operations. You’ll be helping us build and support our growing marketplace!
Develop initiatives which will automate accounting processes across the Company.
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
Review and post journal entries, prepare account reconciliations, and respond to inquiries from various departments regarding financial statements and general ledgers.
Establish the development of accounting policies and operations for new accounting initiatives and business processes.
Manage monthly, quarterly and year end close and ensure financial statements are prepared timely and accurately.
Assist with the preparation of monthly & quarterly reporting packages to management and our investors.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with Supply & Demand Teams in order to understand the broader business objectives.
Maintain financial security by establishing internal controls.
Roll your sleeves up and help us build a company. Startup life means you’ll have focus and key areas to own, but also be asked to pitch in across teams.
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR
You are methodical and detail oriented - you enjoy getting lost in detail and chaos bothers you; yet, you possess an understanding of the ‘big picture.’
You have a learner’s mindset and work well with process.
You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and an ability to collaborate and interact effectively with all areas and levels of the company.
You have an affinity for the fast-paced, changing environment of a start-up, a sense of humor and a “Builder's" mentality; you set goals and you work to move mountains to achieve them.
Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
Public accounting experience
Experience creating accounting memos and process documentation
Experience implementing and improving business processes and systems
We offer premium healthcare, 401K, unlimited vacation, remote-work flexibility and have a dog-friendly office with unlimited beverages in downtown San Francisco.