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Entrepreneurial Accountant - New Economy - Boston, MA

Boston, United States
Full-Time
INGENIA | Talent Solutions has been retained to assist New Economy on the search & selection of an Entrepreneurial Accountant in Boston

New Economy is formed by experienced, entrepreneurial accountants who paid their dues at some of the top national, regional and local CPA firms. They have found their sweet spot and passion: supporting the accounting, finance and tax needs of the emerging growth companies and small business entrepreneurs. We are passionate about entrepreneurs and small business owners because they are risk takers, dreamers and folks with guts!!! Check www.neweconomycpa.com

Based in the NYC or Boston area you will...

• Join a vibrant, inclusive team that thrives on innovation, creation and change, placing huge emphasis on a seamless customer experience, leveraging off the best tools & techniques
• Be the first person working side-by-side with a startup, doing baseline accounting and much more
• Enjoy a flexible, virtual job, in which you define your own limits

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

As an Startup Accountant, you will operate as a business partner to startups in the New England area, providing insight and counsel relative to areas of growth and accounting / financial leadership

Going more granular, you will…

- Maintain the financial records and accounting for clients (startups companies); be willing to do all the baseline accounting
- Accounts Payable - Process vendor invoices for payment, proper account recognition
- Accounts Receivable - Billing/Invoicing, revenue recognition, applying cash receipts
- Payroll - Assist team members with processing payroll
- Monthly close of financial statements - Proper and exact supporting workpapers, transactional review, correct sales / cogs recognition, bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, fixed asset accounting, and recording basic accruals
- Assist in the financial business planning, including business analysis, forecasting and reporting.
- Proactively communicate challenges & opportunities, and recommends potential solutions/courses of action
- Provide leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
- Collaborate in developing and implementing financial strategies that help clients achieve their desired results
- Identify and builds upon processes and controls that will scale with the clients, as well as providing the financial intelligence for all strategic decisions to help drive the business.
- Help to ensure that finance / audit practices conform to company policies, GAAP and all applicable tax laws.
- Help clients to ensure that internal control systems are maintained at adequate levels.
- Assist clients to maintain their accounting policies and procedures in line with regulatory requirements and best practices.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

EXPERIENCE
Required
- 1 + year of experience in public accounting
Desired
- New ventures, startups, technology

EDUCATION
Required
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

KNOWLEDGE
Required
- GAAP

SKILLS
Required
- Communication – both verbal and written
- Interpersonal – capacity to build strong rapport with team members & clients
- Computer: Advanced capabilities on Xero or QBO
Desired
- Web based applications: Dropbox, ZenPayroll, bill.com

ABILITIES
Required
- Numerical

BEHAVIORAL PREFERENCES
- People & Relationships
o Communicative - communicates openly with others; can maintain relationships; prefers working in a team
o Consultative - Is a good listener and an agreeable person; consults with others; interested in other people's motives and behaviors; tolerant of different perspectives and opinions
- Tasks & Projects
o Methodical - Believes in methodical and procedural approaches; plans and organizes tasks; structures own work efficiently; gives due attention to accuracy
o Conscientious - follows rules set down for their work; honors any promises, deadline or commitments made; believes in ethics and values
o Conceptual - Contributes to the development of strategy, a "visionary", understands different perspectives on complex issues, and relevant theoretical models
- Drives & Emotions
o Flexible - Adapts flexibly to new challenges and circumstances; able to change behavior to match new circumstances; thrives on variety and frequently changing environments
o Achievement oriented - motivated by achievement, with a high ambition to succeed; thrives on competition

POTENTIAL
- Learning & Improving - Focus on learning new ways of working and improving approaches to meet goals. Learns from feedback and experience
- Developing Strategies - Focuses on the key presenting issues that need to be addressed; develops creative, winning strategies by generating and seeking multiple ideas and models to support this
- Positive Impact - Persuasiveness and ability to positively engage and influence others. Confident in their approach when influencing others, comfortable taking the lead in a variety of settings

CULTURAL TRAITS
- Startup environment
- Doing more with less
- Freedom & Responsibility
- Respect & Honest
- Creating & Having Fun

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
- Start date – Immediate
- Expected travel – limited, within the area (could be Boston or NYC)
- Flexible schedule – will work based on results
- Vibrant location – will work from a co-working space in the selected area

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