Accounting Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Startup Group

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Company Overview

Silicon Valley’s hottest startups are looking for you!  Kranz & Associates, the premier Bay Area outsourcing firm, is hiring Accounting Managers with excellent communication skills to continue our growth which exceeded 40% last year.

For nearly two decades, Kranz & Associates has been the recognized leader in providing superior financial consulting advisory services requested by CEO’s, Boards, CFO’s and the most prominent Venture Capital firms. 

Job Summary

This position is a full time and/or part time working as an employee of Kranz & Associates while providing part time consulting services to our clients. The Accounting Manager position working inside our client companies is a hands on position that works very closely with the senior management of our clients. In this capacity you will report to the interim CFO/CEO or other client company staff.

If you are a seasoned professional with excellent interpersonal skills coupled with strong experience and skills in the area of Finance & Accounting, we are looking for you. 

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities include:

Accounts Receivable – Manage the company’s invoicing process to its customers, insure timely billing and collections processing.

Revenue Recognition –

Analyze contracts with customers, establish and maintain a process to monitor and report revenue according to GAAP. Insure accuracy and timeliness of reporting revenue

Manage and reconcile add deferred revenue subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger on a monthly basis

Bookings – Establish a process for monitoring and managing monthly bookings from the various sales sources

Payroll – Prepare and process payroll for our client companies

Cash Management – Manage the company’s bank activities, prepare cash burn report, insure accuracy of cash reporting

Accounts Payable – Manage the company’s expense management process from vendor invoicing, and insure timely payments are made.

Equity Management – Insure the proper recording of all equity activity for both common and preferred stock transactions

Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures, maintain month end account reconciliations.

Financial Reporting –

Manage the month end close process, provide monthly Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash flow reports in accordance with GAAP

Establish and maintain a journal entry system that provides proper supporting information for all JE’s made to the accounting records

Prepare monthly department level reports, coordinate with the various managers a review of their financial information to insure accuracy and spending within plan

Budgeting and Planning

Assist in the preparation of and monitor the company’s actual performance against the current budget and business plan

Insure that the budgets are entered into the accounting system properly to allow ease of reporting

Tax filings - Insure timely filing of all regulatory reporting including local, state and federal taxation forms

Manage the audit process

Qualifications and Skills

Organizational Skills

Communication Skills both written and oral

Detail Oriented


3 years plus of previous accounting manager level experience

BA degree preferably in accounting

QuickBooks or Peachtree accounting system experience

Outstanding PC skills with Word and Excel

A Plus:

Previous experience with Credit Card processing for on line sales

Previous experience with Sales

Previous experience with on line expense management systems

Previous high tech experience

Benefits and Perks

The company recognizes your contributions to our growth and allows you to participate in a comprehensive compensation program which includes benefits and our bonus program.  We encourage individual development, support continuous training, provide mentors for your career goals and promote teamwork. 

We also offer full medical, dental and vision benefits, and 401k

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