Senior Accounting Manager
Hi, we're Brigit! A holistic financial health company helping every American build a brighter financial future. With a business model that is aligned with our customers, we create transparent, fair, and simple financial products that put money back in the hands of our members, help them spend wisely, avoid unfair fees and build their credit quickly. If autonomy, ownership, and having meaningful input at the company you work for is important to you, come join our growing team!
Brigit is doing innovative and exciting work, but don’t just take our word for it, our work is being recognized by others:
The Senior Accounting Manager will report directly to the VP of Finance and have overall responsibility for Brigit’s accounting function. This role will be primarily responsible for the execution of all aspects of accounting including: month/quarter/year-end close, technical accounting/policy development, debt & cash management, AR and AP cycles, financial reporting, financial controls, payroll, tax, and audit. This hire will be our first dedicated accountant expert, and will build the team, processes, and systems that can scale and support us through the next phase of transformation and growth.
What you’ll be doing
Own day-to-day accounting operations, including but not limited to: financial close, reporting, cash management, AR, AP, tax, account reconciliations, etc.
Implement improvements in processes, controls, and systems to drive operational efficiencies and automation
Continuously improve the quality and timeliness of financials for internal and external reporting
Ensure compliance with relevant accounting and regulatory standards
Hire, manage, and mentor an internal accounting team
Manage the external audit process and prepare audited financial statements
Enhance technical accounting policies, such as revenue recognition, capitalized software, etc.
What you have
7+ years of experience spread across public accounting and in-house, high growth startups
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related degree
History of implementing new accounting processes and scaling a team
Experience managing an audit and external consultants
Knowledge of technical accounting principles and how to operationalize them
Proficient in accounting software (ERP) and Microsoft/Google suite (Word/Excel/Powerpoint)
Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to effectively collaborate cross-functionally
Comfortable analyzing detailed data and summarizing findings to executive stakeholders
Bonus points for: fin-tech industry experience, subscription revenue experience, hiring/scaling a team, CPA license and/or “Big 4” accounting, ERP implementation experience, familiarity with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Looker, Periscope
The anticipated annual base salary for this position is $135,000 - $160,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits for which an individual may be eligible. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
Our Benefits & Team
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible PTO Policy
Paid Parental Leave
Physical and mental wellbeing benefits including Gympass for access to virtual workouts and discounted gym memberships, and Headspace for covered virtual therapy sessions and unlimited on demand health support
Monthly reimbursements to use against wifi and cell phone bills
Annual reimbursement for Learning & Development
Help hard working Americans build a brighter financial future
High-growth company at an early stage
A dynamic, flexible and collaborative start-up work environment with a highly talented team
Brigit is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy (including breast feeding and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.