Accounting Manager
Posted on 2/8/2023
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • 6+ years of experience in accounting, with a strong knowledge of GAAP Principles and general accounting knowledge
  • Experience in implementing process improvements for various areas of the GL, month-end close, consolidation, ERP system, etc
  • Must work well with others in a fast-paced, customer service-oriented environment and be responsive to co-workers and colleagues; ability to work independently, take initiative and create solutions
  • Must have experience as a member of a team or a leader implementing internal control and process improvements
  • Professional and positive communication skills; ability to clearly explain accounting concepts to non-accounting people
  • Proficient analytical and organizational skills for problem solving and innovation
  • Must be very good at “the basics”, but also willing to speak up and lead change while the company continues to grow
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and to be flexible with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, as well as use of the Internet. Ability to learn and implement other programs quickly and efficiently
  • CPA license is preferred
  • Insurance brokerage experience preferred, but not required
  • Manage and provide guidance on ASC 606 and develop a deep understanding of Newfront's revenue recognition policy and monthly revenue processes
  • Ensure accounting procedures are in line with GAAP Accounting
  • Review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations, and ensure timely and accurate closing of the books
  • Assist in coordinating and overseeing execution of month-end close and consolidation processes
  • Work with other functional groups to identify, recommend and implement automated processes
  • Provide assistance in implementation of new tools and enhancements in our newly implemented NetSuite ERP system
  • Support financial statement audits, bank audits, and tax audits, tax return preparation
  • Complete ad hoc reporting and projects
  • Identify ways to build the accounting team as a mentor and coach, focusing on development, growth, and participation
Desired Qualifications
  • Background in public companies and/or pre-IPO/high growth companies is a plus, but not required
Newfront Insurance

501-1,000 employees

Newfront is the modern commercial insurance brokerage.
Company Overview
Newfront's mission is to supercharge insurance professionals with technology. The company is building a technology-enabled insurance brokerage.
Company Core Values
  • Empower people
  • Ambition
  • Question dogma
  • New standards