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Accounting Manager

Newton, MA
Expired: June 16, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $115,000 to $140,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time

The Accounting Manager is expected to be familiar with generally accepted accounting principles (US-GAAP). The Accounting Manager must have the ability to apply accounting principles across multiple reporting systems to understand how processes and data can be captured and analyzed. They will work closely with the Assistant Controller in a fast-growing company to ensure the quality and integrity of financial reporting.

Principal Accountabilities:

+ Oversees all operational accounting processes including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory and Fixed Assets. Review process execution to ensure it aligns with accounting policy and complies with US GAAP.

+ Assist with the monthly close process in partnership with the Assistant Controller.

+ Overall responsibility for balance sheet account reconciliation including bank accounts. Maintain prepaid accounts scheduling as needed.

+ Oversee trade spend by approving month end accruals, ensuring that the trade system ERP is in alignment with our general ledger ERP, etc.

+ Vet, verify, and set up new vendors

+ Support the Controller and Assistant Controller during annual external financial audit and bank field exam process, coordinating with external auditors on testing & procedures.

+ Continuously develop, support and improve systems, policies and procedures necessary to drive efficiency and meaningful financial data in a high-growth business environment.

+ Staffing responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; assessing and providing regular employee feedback to team members throughout the department. Supervise staff.


The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration and at least 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations, experience working with NetSuite, and to candidates possessing experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry ideally with experience in trade spending.


+ Must have the ability and drive to continuously take on new projects

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills

+ Expert Excel and accounting software skills

+ MRP or ERP software experience required (NetSuite preferred)

+ Ability to organize and judge priorities

+ Ability to train themselves on new systems quickly

+ Ability to provide oversight, mentoring and training to members of the accounting organization

+ Willing to adapt to new responsibilities as the business needs evolve

Working Conditions: Position will be based in Newton, MA, with the ability to work remotely one day a week. Minimal (5% or less) travel required. In office with an open floorplan environment. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.


In addition to the salary range for this position ($115,000 - $140,000), Spindrift offers the following compensation and benefits:

+ short-term and long-term incentive programs specific to level and department

+ medical, dental, and vision insurance, with a current employer contribution rate of 80% towards monthly premiums, regardless of plan type selected

+ Company-paid life insurance, and a 401k retirement savings plan

+ Monthly cell phone allowance

+ Annual allowances for personal use of Spindrift product, health and wellness, professional development, and social justice education

+ A host of voluntary benefits including but not limited to additional life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, etc.

+ In addition to any paid leave benefits required by regulation, the company provides paid parental leave, vacation, sick, personal, bereavement, community service, and holiday time



Newton, MA
02458 USA
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