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Manager of Accounting

SPAN

SPAN

Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Our Mission

SPAN is enabling electrification for all

SPAN is mission-driven to design, build, and deploy products that electrify our built environment, decarbonize our world, and slow the effects of climate change.

  • Decarbonization is the process to reduce or remove greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide, from entering our atmosphere.

  • Electrification is the process of replacing fossil fuel appliances that run on gas or oil with all-electric upgrades for a cleaner way to power our lives.

At SPAN, we believe in:

  • Enabling homes and vehicles powered by clean energy

  • Making electrification upgrades possible

  • Building more resilient homes with reliable backup

  • Designing a flexible and distributed electrical grid

The Role

The Accounting Manager is a vital position on the accounting team at SPAN. Reporting to the VP, Controller, this individual will demonstrate the ability to manage a team of one or two staff. The Accounting Manager will demonstrate a strategic mindset and act in a fiduciary capacity with respect to the company’s assets and business interests. Critical skills for this position include solid experience with US GAAP, clear communications, being a team player, maintaining confidentiality, detail-oriented, and acting with the highest degree of integrity.

About You

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and accruals

  • Minimum five years of direct experience with revenue, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger journal entries and reconciliations

  • Strong command of ASC 606, ASC 718, and ASC 350

  • Must have experience running the accounting close process and managing expectations, communications and deadlines

  • Must have experience preparing flux analysis and financial statements

  • Must have experience with external audit firms

  • Must have a recent proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with intermediate to advanced Excel skills

  • Must have proficiency with NetSuite. Experience with FloQast or Blackline, Ramp and Boomi is a plus.

  • Experience with Salesforce a plus

  • Experience with federal/state income and sales tax a plus

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Proactive, self-motivated, takes initiative and ability to work with little supervision

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

  • The ability to exercise professional skepticism and work independently.

  • Organized and excellent follow-through a must; detail-oriented and deadline driven.

  • Team player with a positive attitude; flexible to adapt to changing needs/priorities.

  • Compassionate leadership mentality

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience writing technical accounting analysis and memoranda preferred

  • Mfg./electrification industry experience a plus

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • CPA preferred

Responsibilities, Duties, and Expectations:

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close entries and reconciliations for various general ledger accounts, including revenue, payroll, stock based compensation, prepaids, investments, debt and equity securities, fixed assets and capitalized software.

  • Develop accounting procedures, processes and implement best practices to increase quality and speed of closing activities

  • Review daily treasury activity

  • Review and analyze monthly financial statements and flux analysis

  • Assist to publish and report financial results to the executive leadership team and broader management

  • Assist with investor and compliance reporting

  • Assist with Income Tax and Sales Tax filing and reporting

  • Manage the accounting close process

  • Coach, mentor, and provide developmental opportunities for direct reports

  • Support the sales and sales operations teams with processing customer credits and billings, and the implementation of new programs as needed

  • Serve as the main point of contact for the annual financial statement and bank audit processes

The U.S. base salary range for this position is $120,000 - $190,000 plus benefits, equity and variable compensation for Sales-related roles. This range represents SPAN’s good faith estimate of competitively-priced salary for the role based on national, real-time industry data from companies of a similar growth stage. This range reflects minimum and maximum new hire salaries for the role across US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by location and individual factors including relevant skills, experience and education or training. This range correlates to the relative level of the candidate we believe we need for the role and may require an adjustment for candidates of a different level.

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the location this role is based during the hiring process.

Life at SPAN

SPAN embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Headquartered in San Francisco’s vibrant SoMa neighborhood, we are an eclectic group of creative thinkers who value open communication, teamwork, and a ‘make it happen’ approach to addressing complex challenges.

We’re hiring talented individuals who are driven by success and are passionate about shaping the future of renewable energy. If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to consider joining the rapidly growing team at SPAN.

The Perks:

⚡ Competitive compensation + equity grants at a well-funded, venture-backed company

⚡ Comprehensive benefits (including medical; dental, vision, life and disability insurance)

⚡ Comfortable, sunny office space located near BART and Caltrain public transit

⚡ Strong focus on teambuilding and company culture (events, meet-ups, clubs)

⚡ Flexible hours and unlimited PTO

Interested in joining our team? Submit an application today and we’ll be in touch with next steps!