Accounting Manager

Houzz is looking for a hands-on Accounting Manager.  In this position, you will work closely with the Controller and other members of the accounting team in all aspects of finance and accounting. You will be responsible for managing the general accounting function of the company, participate in the monthly financial close, and prepare monthly management financial reporting packages. This position will be a great fit for someone who thrives in a fast-pace, dynamic environment, surrounded by fun-loving, hard-working individuals.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Responsible for the financial closing activities: journal entries, reconciliations, financial statements preparation
  • Managing the team to ensure that work (AP, AR, billing, merchant processing, cash collections) is completed in a timely manner, in accordance with company policies and deadlines
  • Interface with external accountants during audits
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and interpretation of goals, policies, and procedures relating to accounting, financial management and reporting
  • Assume other special activities and responsibilities as required 

Requirements & preferences for this position include: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field 
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience; ideally, a public accounting/private industry mix 
  • CPA and/or MBA a plus 
  • Management experience of accounting staff is strongly preferred 
  • Experience designing and implementing new policies and procedures is a plus 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (v-lookup, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Must be trustworthy and confidential
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to present to senior management 
  • Precision and detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to identify and drive process and system improvements
  • Positive, energetic, optimistic attitude, not afraid to roll up your sleeves 
  • Team player , strong interpersonal skills including conscientiousness, diplomacy, flexibility, dependability, and, last but not least, a good sense of humor 

If you are looking for an opportunity to work for an innovative technology company with a great culture and tremendous career advancement opportunities, look no further.


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