The Opportunity 
The Accounting Director will have a unique opportunity to work directly with the VP of Finance to build a world-class Accounting function. This role is Kandji’s first Accounting hire. It will ensure timely and accurate financial reporting for the business as it transitions from outside accountants, overseeing all aspects of our accounting, including revenue recognition, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, commissions, tax, and audit processes.
Day to Day
Management
• Provide leadership and vision for scaling our financial infrastructure and our accounting team as it transitions from our outsourced bookkeeper
• Maintain the daily and monthly operating cycle on a timely and current basis to ensure related department functions can be carried out according to schedule
• Implement systems and processes in functional areas of responsibility to ensure efficiency and seamless support of the organization
Accounting & Reporting
• Ensure financial information flows regularly to the CEO, VP of Finance and business unit heads
• Lead our monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close and consolidation process and all associated activities in full compliance with US GAAP
• Build controls over all postings and transactions in the general ledger and all subsidiary ledgers, including journal entries, correcting transactions, and reconciliations
• Drive improvements in existing and new reporting systems to increase efficiencies, enhance processes, automate activities, and reduce reporting timelines
Treasury & Cash Management
• Oversee daily AP, AR and Cash Management functions
• Own treasury responsibilities tied to the company’s bank accounts, credit cards and lines of credit
Audit/Tax
• Partner with the VP of Finance when considering the first annual financial statement audit and other required financial reporting obligations
• In partnership with our tax advisor, manage corporate tax processes, payroll, gross receipts, sales & use tax and other business tax considerations
Other
• Process company’s payroll and ensure compliance with payroll related statutory requirements at all times
• Design process improvements to financial cycles (closing, A/P, collections, etc.)
• Be responsible for system administration of the ERP, AP and AR platforms, while providing insight and leadership into improvements and new implementations
• Liaises with outside accountants, banking representatives, retirement plan administrator, insurance brokers, and tax advisors
• Champion highest quality

Minimum Qualifications

    • 10+ years’ relevant experience including experience in a venture backed high growth business
    • 4-year degree in Accounting, Master’s Degree a plus. CPA a plus
    • Experience implementing accounting systems and procedures, scaling an accounting function, and driving continuous improvement and SOX processes
    • Experience handling accounting for SaaS companies with ASC 606 expertise
    • Experience being the primary contact for audit relationships
    • Experience of building teams and working cross-functionally
    • Advanced skills in Excel and Quickbooks
    • Knowledge of SaaSOptics, Airbase, and Justworks (a plus)
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; comfortable communicating with c-suite and staff members
    • Ability to navigate through challenges and ambiguity, while take ownership to deliver on commitments

Benefits and Perks

    • Work from anywhere in the USA!
    • Competitive salary
    • Generous vacation policy
    • 100% individual medical + dental + vision coverage, 50% dependents coverage
    • 401(k) with 4% company match
    • Equity for full-time employees
    • Home office reimbursement for comfortable remote working
    • Cell phone & Internet stipend
    • 12 weeks paid leave for new parents
    • New Macbook Pro and software setup
    • Exciting opportunities for career growth
    • An outstanding, inclusive culture
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