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Accounting Manager

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Seattle, WA

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Porch’s goal is to be the partner that makes home ownership simple and convenient. We have built a national home services marketplace that connects homeowners with quality home professionals to get work done on their home. Our values are simple but powerful – we are no ego problem solvers, who are transparent and ambitious about delighting our customers. Behind the scenes we have a great time operating our business.

We’re excited about building out our finance and accounting department and are seeking a versatile, adaptable and collaborative Accounting Manager to join our small but highly skilled team. You will utilize your accounting knowledge and experience to ensure best practices and standards are met on a regular basis as Porch builds its internal processes. This role will support a variety of accounting and analytical work and you will gain valuable experience growing a young company. If you are curious and have the desire to roll-up your sleeves to get things done in a dynamic start-up, then please apply!

This will be a full-time position. As the Accounting Manager, we will expect you to work onsite at our Seattle office located in SODO and you will report directly to the Assistant Controller.

Day to Day Impact at Porch

Review contracts and build new processes and procedures to ensure compliance with US GAAP

Assist with the development of accounting policies and perform accounting research

Manage the monthly invoicing process and provide updates and analysis to executive leadership on overall delinquency

Perform detailed calculations to recognize revenue in accordance with US GAAP

Assist with training of less experienced team members and facilitate cross-training amongst the team

Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation and drive the implementation of solutions

Participate in the month-end close process including journal entry preparation and review

Ensure accuracy and timeliness of general ledger accounts, including that proper accruals and balance sheet reconciliations are performed

Drive the monthly variance analysis and make recommendations for resolution of issues

Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements

Engage in cross-functional meetings to represent accounting’s interests

Review and coordinate audit deliverables to provide requested documentation and analysis in a timely manner

Assist with special projects, analyses and other tasks as appropriate

Prepare and manage the monthly, quarterly and yearly state tax filings

What You’ve Done and What We Would Like to See at Porch

5 years of accounting experience with a firm understanding of US GAAP

5 years of experience preparing or reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations

Accounting degree required, public accounting experience/CPA desired

Proven General Ledger expertise and knowledge of financial statements

Strong Microsoft Excel skills required

Experience with Oracle Fusion preferred

US GAAP revenue experience preferred

Requires organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize to meet set deadlines

Must be able to operate in fast paced, rapidly evolving, and data driven organization

Willingness to roll-up sleeves and work with the team to improve processes

Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

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Company Profile
About a year ago, our CEO Matt Ehrlichman was working on his first home in Seattle trying to find the right professionals. One website had great inspiration but no professionals. Another site had professionals but no reviews from neighbors or friends. Matt spent the next month searching the internet and asking his network for ideas and referrals and finally paused with frustration. Although there was a lot of information available, Matt realized that nobody had organized inspiration, project data, or word-of-mouth referrals in one place. Being the entrepreneur that he is, Matt decided to start an online home-improvement network... and Porch was born! We believe that home improvement should be simple. So at Porch, we empower people to find professionals and discover what's possible.

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