Accounting Manager

Geltor is looking for an ACCOUNTING MANAGER to join our team in San Leandro, CA.

The Staff Accountant / Accounting Manager will enter on the ground floor to help build our accounting function. This person will have a hands-on role in the day-to-day accounting operations, the financial close and reporting process, and providing timely, complete and accurate financial information that will help drive ongoing financial decisions for the organization. This is a high visibility role with great opportunities to make a meaningful and immediate impact. This role will report to our VP of Finance.

Key Responsibilities:

- Manage day-to-day accounting operations, including Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory/Cost Accounting

- Own and manage our month-end, quarter-end and annual close processes in an efficient and effective manner; prepare and manage consolidated flux analysis for financial statements

- Review payroll reconciliations, expense accruals, deferred rent, and other accounts as part of month-end close

- Preparation and consolidation of financial statements.

- Review of journal entries and reconciliations. • Manage regular and ad hoc general Journal Entries

- Maintain cost accounting and inventory internal controls.

- Responsible for all revenue recognition reporting and compliance requirements.

- Review of financial audit schedules and reports for internal and external parties and auditors.

- Develop, manage and implement corporate accounting policies to ensure GAAP compliance

- Develop and maintain systems and controls; propose improvements to support our evolving accounting environment

- Compile weekly and monthly financial reports for leaders and department heads

- Work with 3rd parties to manage accounting, tax filing, and other government reporting; serve as liaison for the external auditors


- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, related field or equivalent

- CPA preferred

- 5+ years of experience in progressive accounting roles in public accounting and/or high-growth companies; preferred experience in manufacturing and / or life sciences; IPO experience a plus

- Strong technical knowledge of accounting (i.e. GAAP) including understanding of venture-backed and manufacturing companies

- Comprehensive knowledge and experience managing accounting operations, the monthly/quarterly/annual accounting close and preparation of consolidated financial statements

- Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing internal controls and processes

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish credibility, influence stakeholders, and build effective working relationships with a variety of audiences

- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and complete high-quality projects amidst tight timelines and competing deadlines; exceptional attention to detail

- Player-coach with the ability to operate independently and initiative to take on new challenges

- Ability to connect high level business goals and apply them to the accounting operations

- A positive, proactive, and intellectually curious team player who embraces the challenges and excitement of an entrepreneurial business

- Proven process improvement experience

- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications; advanced Excel; experience with accounting software systems and the ability to learn new software platforms;

- Experience with software and ERP implementations, configurations and integrations a plus

- Enthusiasm for and commitment to Geltor’s mission

Sounds interesting?