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Accounting Manager, New York, Los Angeles, or Remote 

Wells Group is seeking an Accounting Manager with 7+ years of experience.  Wells Group is a boutique management consulting firm offering CFO (strategic finance) and Controller (Accounting) for startups and mid-sized companies. The firm consists of ~20 people and advises companies operating in ecommerce, technology and art globally. Our engagements range in scope and span across multiple industries, including consumer goods & services, healthcare, SaaS, and tech, among others. We run extremely flat and are looking for someone that can not only execute but also become a core member of our team and contribute to the mission, vision, and culture both at Wells Group and for our clients. This is a salaried full-time position. Salary range: $95K - $125K.


We are seeking an accounting manager to add to our accounting team.  The ideal candidate can work efficiently without sacrificing accuracy and is a self-starter. Candidate should be able to work with large amounts of financial data, handle multiple tasks and clients with deadlines, and provide transparent and complete reports to management. Candidate should have a firm grasp of accounting and financial practices and possess strong computer, verbal and written communication skills. Candidate should be detail-oriented, professional, and analytical. 


  • Prepare financial statements and other financial reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, and management reports

  • Lead and own the month-end close process and other assigned department related tasks for multiple clients, as necessary

  • Ensure data integrity for assigned accounts including understanding of required upstream internal controls over financial reporting

  • Analyze financial results on a monthly basis and report on variances versus plan and prior periods to efficiently report results to clients’ Leadership 

  • Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues, effectively and in a timely manner

  • Lead process for calculation, presentation and communication of company-wide KPI’s

  • Lead development of internal controls

  • Lead external audit requests

  • Actively maintain and review designated General Ledger accounts and activity

  • Support business processes by partnering with other departments, including but not limited to FP&A, Accounts Payable, Treasury, IT, and Marketing

  • Consistently evaluate areas for process improvement and automation

  • Partake in ad hoc accounting or finance projects and analysis, as assigned

  • Ensure oversight of junior team responsibilities including providing clear direction for work and reviewing / analyzing results



  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance 

  • Active CPA mandatory 

  • In depth knowledge of accounting theory and application of U.S. GAAP

  • 7+ years of relevant accounting experience; Big Four experience highly preferred

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Experience with working in a complex ERP system

  • Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various levels in a clear and concise manner

  • Proactive self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and an ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet pressing deadlines

  • Team player with a strong work ethic

  • Quickbooks / Netsuite experience a plus but not required

  • Tech savvy and MS Excel super user (candidate must be comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets)

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