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Senior Accountant

COMPANY

 

Knotel

LOCATION

 

New York City, NY, US

Description

The Senior Accountant will support the team and play a key role in building our infrastructure.  (S)he will focus on inventory and fixed assets accounting, reporting, analytics and improving process/systems.  This is a full-time role who will manage a staff accountant and oversee external accountants. This role reports directly to the Accounting Manager.    

Successful members of the Knotel team embrace curiosity, integrity, hospitality and tenacious problem-solving.  Speed bumps are seen as opportunities to showcase one's skill. As a fast-growing startup, the ability to create and adhere to scalable processes with strong controls and juggle multiple priorities is a must.  Prior experience in a high-growth, multi-currency and/or public company is highly desired. 

Primary Responsibilities

Inventory & Fixed Assets: 

  • Own timely receipt of all global inventory movement information
  • Collaborate with warehouse and facilities managers to develop procedures and scalable information flow; document in standard operating procedures guide
  • Ensure proper and timely transaction entry in NetSuite for all global inventory movements
  • Review fixed asset and inventory account reconciliations monthly; assist in completion as needed
  • Coordinate quarterly inventory physical counts and ensure ERP data mirrors warehouse counts
  • Ensure items capitalized as fixed assets meet capitalization criteria

Other

  • Ensure timely and accurate information is provided for internal/external audit requests for your area of responsibility
  • Ensure compliance of existing and improve fixed asset & inventory policies and procedures
  • Regularly assess fixed asset & inventory procedures; refine as necessary to reduce month end close
  • Maintain orderly records and support for all transactions
  • Escalate issues and providing regular status updates
  • Play a key role in developing, documenting, and enforcing sales & use tax procedures

Requirements

  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience and fluent in finance systems (NetSuite desirable but not essential)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in accounting with at least 1 year in fixed assets or inventory
  • Strong written, comprehension, time-management and analytical skills
  • Strong Excel and data analysis skills
  • Critical thinker who can foresee potential obstacles and consider alternative approaches
  • Able to work in a high volume, dynamic, deadline driven environment while maintaining accuracy, coordinating and performing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A passion for leveraging systems and driving process improvements

The Ideal Candidate 

  • 3-5 years of proven success in a similar role 
  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting or Finance 
  • ERP experience (Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, Intacct, Workday, etc.) 
  • A passion for leveraging systems and driving process improvements 
  • CPA and/or Big-4 experience a plus 

About Knotel

Knotel is the world’s leading flexible workspace provider that gets, fits, fills and manages space for customers. Knotel caters to established and growing companies, giving them the freedom to focus on their business, culture, and people. With over 4 million square feet across 200 locations in three continents, Knotel is transforming commercial real estate and moving companies forward. 

Knotel was founded in 2016 by Amol Sarva and Edward Shenderovich to give businesses the flexibility and speed to scale on their own terms. All Knotel spaces are tailored to the needs of each individual company by an in-house team of architects, interior designers, and workplace strategists. For more information, please visit www.knotel.com

Our Core Values

  • Fly your Flag - Don’t check your identity at the door. Bring it inside - we are better for it.
  • Don’t Look Away - Care for the details no one told you about. Make every space a home and give the gift of belonging.
  • Outcomes, Not Processes - Time is precious. Save it. Start with the goal and back out the journey
  • Get Uncomfortable - Innovation starts at the edge of the unknown. Embrace the adventure and sign up for the hairy challenges.
  • “Where is it Engraved…” - Question orthodoxy.
  • Share in the Victory Dance - No one summits alone. Leverage the best in others and offer the most in yourself.

Diversity & Inclusion at Knotel

At Knotel, we know that a diverse workforce fosters our individual and collective success. We are committed to building an inclusive, collaborative culture where people of all races, genders, sexual orientations, and religious backgrounds can do their best work. This is all fueled by our employees, who drive the efforts and initiatives outlined here.

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