Sr. Accounting & Finance Manager

| Greater LA Area
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WHAT IF...

You could deploy your top-notch finance and accounting skills towards digitizing and modernizing the world’s oldest and most fundamental industry - agriculture? PickTrace is looking for a Sr. Accounting & Finance Manager to take full ownership over day-to-day accounting and financial operations; execute on monthly financial close and reporting; oversee tax, treasury, and audit processes; and support financial planning and forecasting. This individual will be responsible for hands-on execution, as well as work closely with leadership and cross-functional colleagues to develop new best-practice procedures and playbooks for financial and revenue operations. 

This role will report directly to our Chief of Staff.

WHAT WILL YOU DO

Accounting Operations and Controls

  • Drive accurate and effective Accounts Payable processes, make vendor payments, conduct contract and order management, track invoices, and maintain transparent expense balances
  • Reliably and accurately manage Payroll, reimbursements, benefits, bonuses, and commissions (currently through Gusto); handle recurring payments to international team members 
  • Develop and ensure adherence to department Budgets, expense approval procedures, and documentation expectations
  • Analyze monthly Spending Trends, review areas of concerns, and collaborate with leadership on expense controls and improvements
  • Drive accurate and timely Accounts Receivable processes, including invoicing customers, resolving customer billing issues, monitoring aging, conducting collections, and receiving and processing incoming payments
  • Manage Banking activities and transactions, including bank deposits and credit cards
  • Ensure that all transactions are properly posted to General Ledger through Quickbooks Online and maintain up-to-date Chart of Accounts
  • Deliver end-to-end monthly and year-end financial Close of Books with data integrity and comprehensiveness
  • Execute on GaaP Accounting, including ASC 606 revenue accounting, cost accounting, equity accounting, and inventory and lease accounting
  • Develop and improve PickTrace's accounting policies, systems, procedures, and Controls to improve efficiency and effectiveness, to maintain confidentiality and trust, and to remain up-to-date with accounting rules and changes 
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end Financial Reports, generating timely and complete financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow statements) for presentation to leadership each month, highlighting trends and discussion items
  • Support external lawyers and leadership in Cap Table maintenance, option grant reporting, and equity accounting

Compliance, Audits, and Taxes

  • Keep PickTrace legally up-to-date with city, county, state and federal Corporate Filings and maintains corresponding financial records
  • Manage smooth Financial Audit, including developing the controls and schedules required to complete a first audit
  • Collaborate with external tax agents for clean and prompt Tax Reporting and planning

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Produce punctual monthly financial Bridge Statements comparing actuals to plan for P&L and Cash Flow statements 
  • Manage a Rolling Forecast updated monthly, collaborating with management to reflect strategic business plans, and presenting to leadership on a monthly basis
  • Support the calculation of key Financial Metrics in the monthly financial package to help manage the business
  • Collaborate with Sales department to develop Revenue Management strategies and operational improvements as the company scales 
  • Support special projects related to Financial Insight and operations across a growing start-up


WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Required:

  • 5+ years of hands-on accounting experience
  • Expertise with accounting software, in particular Quickbooks Online 
  • Deep understanding of accounting principles, procedures, and compliance requirements
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and Google Suite
  • Experience planning, gathering buy-in, implementing, and rolling out systems, tools, and processes among cross-functional colleagues

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA and public accounting experience
  • Familiarity with deployment of financial technology tools including Expensify, Bill.com, Salesforce, Carta, and Gusto
  • Experience in a venture-backed fast-growing start-up environment (Series A or B stages)
  • Experience with Software-as-a-Service technology companies serving enterprise customers
  • Experience with inventory accounting 

WHAT TRAITS ARE IMPORTANT TO US

  • Proactivity and self-drive to execute hands-on across accounting and finance, and also drive strategic improvements as a key player in business operations
  • Strong problem-solving intuition, including effective presentation and prioritization of meaningful, actionable insights for cross-functional colleagues
  • Intrinsic attention to detail and pride in excellent work, balanced with a nose for value
  • Ability to collaborate, adapt, multi-task, and be resourceful in a fast-paced start-up environment 
  • Strong sense of integrity, ownership, humility, passion, and team play in a multi-disciplinary team
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Location

In the heart of Glendale, a walkable hotspot of multicultural restaurants, bars, and shopping. Easy access to Amtrak and the 134, 5, and 2 highways.

An Insider's view of PickTrace

What's something quirky about your company?

At PickTrace, we all have fruit/veg alter-egos (I'm a sweet potato!). Every day, we eat lunch together at a community table where there's always a bowl of fresh fruit featuring produce from our clients! If you think we're a little ag-obsessed, you're not wrong...

Kelsey Spencer

Operations Manager

What does your typical day look like?

I teach people who work on farms how to use cool high-tech software that keeps track of the fruit they pick and the hard work they are doing. Some days I teach field workers how to use our mobile devices in Spanish! Other days, I'm on video call with farm managers and executives, helping them understand the valuable operational data we provide.

Michelle Ramirez

Implementation Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

At PickTrace, we drive the concepts, the process, everything. We’re deciding on infrastructure while also building the business-focused logic. As an engineer, dealing with both expands my knowledge horizontally and also my technical skill set. The last time I implemented a TCP server was in college; now I get to do it from the ground up. Exciting!

Renxia Wang

Senior Software Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision is to become the technology platform empowering produce farms all over the world. Our simple, powerful software will help growers build efficient, compliant, successful operations that provide healthy fruit & vegetables and fair, rewarding jobs for billions of consumers and agricultural workers globally.

Austin Steed

CEO

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The biggest problem we're tackling is to bring simplicity and great practices to a very complex domain area. Agriculture has huge variations of possible workflows and real-world complications that our product must support. At every client, thousands of people in actual fields and in offices must be able to use our product and their data seamlessly.

Marsel Saifullin

Engineering Manager

What are PickTrace Perks + Benefits

PickTrace Benefits Overview

At PickTrace, we are a dynamic, warm, and collegial start-up environment. We merge fun collaboration and world-class standards of excellence. Everyone on the team has a tremendous impact on the organization, the product, and our clients.

We offer benefits including: Competitive salary compensation, Equity, a 401(k) program, Healthcare benefits, Flexible time off, Build-your-own workstations, Free parking, Commuter benefits, Casual dress, Pet-friendly office environment, Frequent team events, and more

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
PickTrace provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
PickTrace sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
PickTrace hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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