Full-Time

Controller

Posted on 5/14/2024

Next Street

Next Street

51-200 employees

Tech-enabled solutions for small business equity

Financial Services
Consulting
Social Impact

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Quickbooks
Requirements
  • Passion for B Corp values and leveraging finance as a tool for social impact
  • 8-10+ years of progressively responsible accounting & financial management experience, ideally in mission-driven organizations; CPA required
  • Deep knowledge of GAAP, financial planning & analysis, budgeting, risk management and accounting best practices
  • Advanced QuickBooks proficiency and experience with financial process automation
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator able to build trust and collaborate effectively with diverse teams
  • Self-starter with strong project management skills and ability to drive results in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion through your work
Responsibilities
  • Oversee core accounting functions including AP, AR, GL, payroll, month-end close and year-end reporting
  • Manage cash/working capital on a day-to-day basis
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, B Corp standards, regulatory requirements and internal policies
  • Manage annual audit process and tax filings in partnership with external accounting firm
  • Implement and strengthen internal financial controls to protect company assets and integrity
  • Supervises key reconciliation processes
  • Ensure proper reconciliation of balance sheet to external capital raise and cap tables
  • Manages balance sheet and corporate finance in alignment with corporate goals and company operating agreements
  • Serve as a strategic thought partner to the executive team on financial planning, budgeting, cash flow management and risk mitigation
  • Develop and monitor annual and project-based budgets, including actual to budget variance analysis, in alignment with our B Corp values and strategic priorities
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial statements and reports to drive sound decision-making
  • Work with FP&A partner to analyze financial data to identify trends, variances and opportunities for efficiencies and impact
  • Partner with Head of Operations to streamline financial processes and drive operational efficiencies as we scale our impact
  • Optimize use of accounting software (QuickBooks) and integrate financial data flows with other key systems (CRM, expense management, etc.)
  • Ensure proper and ongoing financial updates are made to equity cap tables and equity ownership software (e.g. Carta)
  • Document and improve financial policies, procedures and workflows
  • Oversees and manages accounting personnel (internal and external, as appropriate)
  • Work collaboratively with external partners (e.g. legal counsel, outsourced finance partners, lending institutions, investors, etc.) that work on, or support, various finance and accounting goals
  • Develop annual objectives and key results (OKRs) for finance and accounting initiatives
  • Translate complex financial concepts to non-finance colleagues to build organization-wide financial acumen and accountability
  • Partner with People + Culture team on compensation planning, benefit administration and HR compliance
  • Embody and promote our B Corp values of anti-racism, authenticity, action-orientation, collaboration and entrepreneurship

Working at Next Street positions you within a dynamic team dedicated to addressing systemic barriers in small business support through tech-enabled solutions. This company stands out for its commitment to democratizing resource access and fostering equity, making it a leader in the industry of equitable business support services. The focus on leveraging technology to enhance accessibility and justice uniquely equips employees to not only excel in their careers but also drive meaningful societal change.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

20%
INACTIVE