We are looking for someone who not only knows accounting, but also is able to act as a strategic partner to the business. You will own, continuously iterate on, and optimize the day-to-day accounting functions, including revenue recognition, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and monthly financial reporting. He or she will also manage and streamline the month-end close process by reviewing inefficiencies and adding processes that can make each month a smoother close than the last. You will touch many parts of the organization, working closely with finance/accounting colleagues and partnering with key executives.

Moxie Scrubs is transforming the medical apparel market as the first direct-to-consumer D2C brand for nurses. While one can define Moxie as a “force of character, determination or nerve,” we’re reframing this definition as our motto, depicting the movement behind our brand. Moxie Apparel’s mission is to enhance, inspire, and empower the “MOXIE” in every nurse.

Location: Greater Boston, MA Area (hybrid work setting)

Time Commitment: Part-time Independent Contractor with the opportunity for full-time in the future

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results
  • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement, and implementing new processes
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed
  • Developing and monitoring business performance metrics
  • Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance
  • Hiring, training, and retaining skilled accounting staff
  • Partnering with the CFO, CEO, and others to analyze trends and make key company strategy decisions
  • Assist with the evaluation and implementation of new financial affecting systems
  • Managing internal and external reporting, including preparing reports and presentations for the company’s board of directors and investors.

    Job requirements:
  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, CPA, or equivalent certification preferred
  • Understanding of US GAAP, internal controls, and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of monthly close and annual audit
  • Strong Excel skills and the ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Strong analytical skills and mindset
  • Experience with Quickbooks and Bill.com is very helpful
  • Experience with Shopify, Polar Analytics, Bainbridge, or similar analytics tools helpful
  • Relentless pursuit of answers where you won’t stop digging until you get to the root cause of an issue
  • Knowledge of recent accounting guidance like ASC 606
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, written, visual, and verbal
  • Multi-tasking capability, critical thinking skills, and the ability to influence and manage multiple priorities