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Head of Accounting






San Francisco, CA, US


Modsy ( is defining the future of home shopping. Imagine experiencing products, professionally curated to your taste, in your own living space! You are saying, “wait, did I read that right?” Yep, we are creating hyper-personalized shopping experiences for everyone with consumer data at its core.


Position Summary

Reporting directly to the VP, Finance and Accounting this person will be responsible for accurate, timely and insightful reporting of the Company’s financial results, both internally and externally.  As a key hire on the Finance and Accounting team, he/she will provide proactive recommendations regarding the accounting, tax and treasury implications of key strategic and operating initiatives. He/she will implement a strong control environment, including sound accounting, transaction processing, and reporting practices, policies and systems, mirroring those of a fully compliant public company.


  • Oversee the monthly close process to issue timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP

  • Ensure a timely and accurate monthly close process and efficient daily A/P and A/R processes

  • Establish, implement and monitor accounting policies, practices and systems to create a strong internal control environment

  • Oversee payroll process and ensure accuracy and timely manner

  • Work cross-functionally to ensure the Accounting team has the information needed to provide accurate reporting to senior leadership

  • Manage relationships with auditors and other key stakeholders

  • Provide comprehensive and timely reporting and analysis to management, the Board of Directors, and other internal and external stakeholders

  • Prepare and remit all necessary taxes and returns, including payroll withholding, sales tax, use tax and other regular federal, state and local taxes as needed and support outside accountants in tax filings

  • Spearhead implementation of new ERP system and other related systems

  • Identify cost savings initiatives to drive bottom line

  • Prepare and execute weekly payroll and be the primary liaison with payroll provider

  • Manage the external audit of the consolidated financial statements and notes

Required Qualifications


  • Ideal candidate has 8-10 years of public and/or private accounting roles and is eager to build repeatable and scalable processes and establish strong internal controls at a fast-paced consumer retailer

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge plus working knowledge of tax and treasury

  • Experience with major ERP systems

  • Experience with E-Commerce or Retail company a plus

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities has this position will have direct reports

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