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Accounting Manager - Remote

Propeller Industries
Newark, NJ
  • Expired: September 19, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Propeller Industries helps great entrepreneurs build great companies. Since 2008 we have worked with some of the most successful consumer product brands -- Good Culture, 15Five, Krave Jerky, Youth to the People, Welly Health and more -- helping the founders and investors build and scale their businesses. 

The Accounting Manager is responsible for delivering value and accounting services to clients from Propeller's portfolio of fast-growing consumer brand, technology and food & beverage companies. This includes leading teams of accountants to provide weekly, monthly and year-end accounting activities. The role offers growth and exposure across several industries.

The Accounting Manager works closely with our Accounting and Finance Directors, as well as others at Propeller, to manage client relationships, oversee the preparation of monthly financial reporting, and develop and implement accounting policies, procedures and controls for our clients.

The ideal candidate possesses a solid operational and technical accounting background, strong communication skills, and the proven ability to juggle priorities and work proactively to drive results. This person is a self-starter and flexible; has a high level of integrity; is action and goal-oriented; and is comfortable in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment. It's a plus to have worked in a client-services, multi-client or multi-entity environment.


Accounting & Reporting

  • Oversee teams delivering standard weekly and monthly accounting and bookkeeping
  • Lead month-end close process for a portfolio of clients, working with a team of accountants to complete reconciliations and prepare supporting schedules as needed
  • Own general accounting processes, including streamlining workflow, reviewing account reconciliations, and ensuring accuracy of deliverables
  • Document and maintain scalable standard operating procedures with strong controls
  • Develop an understanding and documentation of complex accounting processes with clients, including internal processes that may affect their financials
  • Train client teams on best practices as needed
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements
  • Develop reporting; proactively providing value-added analysis and metrics

Client Services

  • Deliver high quality client service to a portfolio of clients in multiple industries
  • Develop an understanding of client teams and clients' business models
  • Partner with Propeller Directors to manage client relationships throughout their lifecycle with Propeller
  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients' accounting questions and needs 

Management & Collaboration

  • Mentor and develop a team of Propeller accountants by reviewing their work and ensuring adequate opportunities for training and new experiences
  • Allocate and delegate work across teams to balance workload and training opportunities
  • Track and assist in state and local tax filings
  • Partner with colleagues across the company and within the team to implement and integrate new processes

The Ideal Candidate

  • At least 6 years of operational accounting experience
  • Ability to collaborate and manage a team
  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledge of consulting business model and tools in multi-client environment
  • A passion for leveraging systems and driving process improvements
  • Experience with full close-cycle accounting
  • Experienced in QBO and related software tools (Shopify, SOS, Cin7)
  • Strong working knowledge of inventory management and/or revenue recognition
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • CPA and/or Big-4 experience a plus
  • Expertise working in e-commerce start-up or consumer packaged goods a plus

At Propeller Industries, we encourage our employees and our clients to bring their true selves to the organization. We believe that a diverse team enables us to cultivate and improve upon our culture of inclusion and collaboration. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome the contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran's status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. So however you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply for this role if you share our passion for helping great entrepreneurs build great companies. We look forward to meeting you!

Current Benefits Offered: Generous Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay, Comprehensive health benefits (with a fully paid medical plan option for employees) plus dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. HSA contribution, Paid Family Leave, 401k match and Remote Work.

About Propeller Industries:

We're builders, entrepreneurs, and problem-solvers who draw our inspiration from the incredible leaders we serve. Nearly 15 years ago, we set out to find a better way to help the country's leading startups navigate the financial hazards that follow their first institutional funding. Today, Propeller's 350+ full-time professionals on three continents are proud to be considered the premier finance and accounting partner to many of the most iconic emerging companies across the CPG, DTC, Technology, Crypto, and Professional Services industries. We are more than just an outsourced CFO and accounting provider; we are a growth partner for our clients. With a best-in-class technology platform, coupled with unparalleled data and workflow optimization tools, we give founders the visibility and confidence to make smarter decisions.

Propeller Industries


Newark, NJ


Finance and Insurance

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