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Accounting Manager

  • Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job description

Who we are

We are Kisi, a physical security technology company that accelerates a world where the right people can share physical resources at any time. Founded in 2012, Kisi operates from a headquarter in Brooklyn (USA), an office in Stockholm (Sweden), and a remote team across the globe.

What we do

We bring simple and secure physical security to people and organizations anywhere. Our award-winning hardware and compliance-certified software form the core of our physical security platform that helps businesses around the world connect and control their spaces through the cloud. With our seamless access experience and real-time data and analytics we help make spaces available to the right people at any time. But don’t just take our word for it: explore our award-winning Reader Pro, which recently won the coveted GOOD DESIGN award as well as the prestigious iF Design Award. Curious about how Kisi works? Check out this short product demo.

How and why we do it

At Kisi, you will have the freedom to do your work in the way you work best. There’s a flat hierarchy (work alongside our co-founders Carl, Max, and Bernie!), a strong sense of ownership, and the freedom to get creative. We also try to limit meetings as much as possible so that you can have dedicated focus time. Our mission is clear: ensure ease of facility access and remote space management, providing access systems to create a secure future where spaces are connected and accessible without boundaries.

Your role

Joining Kisi as an Accounting Manager places you in a pivotal role within our financial ecosystem, where you'll be entrusted with the helm of our financial operations, steering us towards fiscal soundness and strategic expansion. As a key figure in our team, your extensive expertise in accounting, particularly within the tech sector, will be instrumental in crafting and implementing robust accounting policies, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards, and enhancing overall team efficiency. Your knack for detail orientation and process refinement will be paramount as you navigate complex financial landscapes, contributing to our sustained growth and success.

Job requirements

Your responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operations of the accounting department, including but not limited to, accounts payable/receivable, general ledger, payroll, and financial reporting.

  • Analyze and report on financial status including income statement variances, communicating financial results to management, budget preparation, and analysis.

  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions to automate the accounting process.

  • Lead and execute global financial consolidations, ensuring accurate financial reporting that reflects the company's operations across different regions (United State and Sweden) and compliance with international financial reporting standards.

  • Manage relationships with external accounting and tax partners to ensure timely and accurate financial processes, aligning with Kisi’s strategic objectives and maintaining rigorous financial controls and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and IFRS principles as well as company's financial policies.

  • Coordinate and complete annual audits, providing recommendations for improving procedures and systems for initiating corrective actions.

  • Allocate resources and manage cash flows. Conduct profit and cost analyses.

  • Lead and support accounting team members, including training and development, to ensure that department goals are met.

  • Engage in consistent and robust tax planning and compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate, payroll, and other applicable taxes.

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

  • Participate in strategic data analysis, research, and modeling for senior company leadership.

  • Provide insights and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of the organization.

Your qualifications

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of related accounting experience.

  • Minimum of 3-4 years of related experience in Tech, specifically SaaS.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred.

  • Proven experience as an accounting leader.

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.

  • Experience with creating financial statements and general ledger functions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Analytical mind with ability to make sound strategic

What you can expect

  • Impact. It’s all about making a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. At Kisi, you are expected to make meaningful contributions to shape the future of physical security.

  • Excellence. We strive for excellence and best-in-class experiences in everything we do. We are innovative and obsessed with the details that matter.

  • Culture. Our culture is not a written manifest, but the result of all of us. We place great emphasis on building a company that is open, welcoming, challenging, and fun.

  • Ownership. We don’t believe in micro-management, but we do believe in setting and getting goals. At Kisi, you will own goals, and have freedom under responsibility.

  • Diversity. We are American, Argentinian, Brazilian, Danish, English, Ethiopian, German, Indian, Nigerian, Swedish, and more.

Learn more about who we are, and our Values.

Your benefits

  • Team offsites. The Kisi Krew meets up from time to time in person in new exciting locations.

  • Equipment. You will be set up with all the necessary equipment needed to do your job to the best of your ability.

  • Vacation days. Sweden: minimum 25 days PTO. USA and Remote: minimum 20 days PTO.

  • Healthcare and pension. USA: health coverage, 401k. Sweden: health coverage, life insurance, pension plan. Remote: build your own package.

  • Grow with us. We are here to support you in your growth whether you want to become a manager, learn a new skill, or move into a new role.

  • Referral program. You will get $2.500 for each successful hire we make from your referrals.

What’s not to like? Send in your application, free up your calendar, and let's talk!

Your process with us

Application > CV screening > Intro call > Recruitment challenge > Technical Interview > Team Interview > Offer

After successful interviews and the job offer is signed, we will conduct a background check.