Accounting Practice Manager | Remote Job Opening

Accounting Practice Manager | Remote Job Opening

Senior Accountant | JOB OPENING​

 

Job Description

Founded in 2008, Denali, sister company to Direct Technology,  provides peace of mind to founding teams through accounting and financial consulting services. After 13 years of organic growth, Denali was acquired in December 2020 by the TA Group.  With additional resources and support, we are investing in and expanding our team to support strategic growth while ensuring excellent service to our startup and high-growth clients.

Our GAAP-based practices help our innovative clients operate responsibly and scale successfully, from day-to-day operational accounting to board meeting preparation, investor-pitch-deck- readiness to M&A.   We seek a full-time Accounting Leadership team member, offer the opportunity to work remotely, and a workplace that is both independent and collaborative, flexible and fulfilling.

Founded in 2008, Denali, sister company to Direct Technology,  provides peace of mind to founding teams through accounting and financial consulting services. After 13 years of organic growth, Denali was acquired in December 2020 by the TA Group.  With additional resources and support, we are investing in and expanding our team to support strategic growth while ensuring excellent service to our startup and high-growth clients.

Our GAAP-based practices help our innovative clients operate responsibly and scale successfully, from day-to-day operational accounting to board meeting preparation, investor-pitch-deck- readiness to M&A.   We seek a full-time Accounting Leadership team member, offer the opportunity to work remotely, and a workplace that is both independent and collaborative, flexible and fulfilling.

You:
•    Enjoy variety and a results-orientation
•    Bring a professional and positive approach, curiosity, and conscientiousness to your work
•    Love strategic, holistic business planning and detailed, tactical accounting
•    Enjoy mentoring and training others    
•    Are process oriented and look for ways to “productize” solutions
•    Seek opportunities to grow your knowledge of GAAP and accounting best practices
•    Love streamlining processes and learning new technologies
…and:
•    You seek opportunities to advance your career
•    You want flexibility and the opportunity to do great work
•    You may have owned your own business or worked independently and are looking to join a team
•    You may have worked as a Senior or Manager in public accounting and seek a diverse client base
•    All of the above
 
In this role, you will split your time managing clients and managing team members.

Client responsibilities include:
•    Ensuring the accuracy of QuickBooks and the financial integrity of the accounting records.
•    Reviewing accounting processes and practices through the lens of investor readiness
•    Reviewing or preparing financial models for operational budgeting or forecasting
•    Annual Delaware Franchise report filings, if necessary.
•    Providing “audit-ready” accounting within a framework of best practices and GAAP.
•    Assisting clients with the design of financial systems and processes that will help the company grow and scale.
•    Establishing and managing a fundraising ready data room using DropBox, or other cloud-based solutions for completeness and general organization
•    Oversee audit process or other due diligence requests
•    Assisting with any other financial and administrative needs of the company as a member of your team. 

Management activities include:

•    Fielding your team’s questions through your own  technical expertise (or researching and sharing accounting guidance as needed)
•    1 on 1’s or team meetings with your team to ensure professional goals are set and achieved
•    Researching and/or providing relevant training to your team to meet their needs
•    Reviewing your team’s month end closes and other regulatory filings for accuracy and providing feedback or training where improvements can be made
•    Providing senior level guidance on client calls for Denali team members, as needed
•    Assisting the Denali leadership team on special projects, as needed

Required Skills/Abilities:
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Excellent organizational and time management skills
•    Ability to develop and mentor employees
•    Proficient in accounting software (including QuickBooks Online, Gusto, Bill.com, Expensify, Carta)
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, particularly Excel
 
Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field  
•    Seven + years of related accounting experience, with most recent experience preferably at the Controller level and/ or above 
•    Previous leadership experience, preferably overseeing accounting staff on multiple engagements
•    Experience in public accounting, or work with startups or high-growth businesses, preferred
•    Nice to have; Certified Public Accountant Certified Management Accountant designation (though we do not perform CPA activities, it is helpful to have an understanding of the work)
•    Nice to have; Master’s degree in Accounting
•    Experience in public accounting, or work with startups or high-growth businesses, preferred

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance, PTO, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, and Employee Assistance Program

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