Accounting Manager

Job Type

Full-time

Description

WHO WE ARE

We are a restaurant group that thrives on creating authentic and inspiring experiences for the communities we serve. Through the contributions of countless incredible people, past and present, we're headed to the moon with a simple mission - to make people feel good. While no one on the team is quite like the other, it's our common values that keep us united.
  • Be Authentic and Humble
  • Act with Integrity
  • Bring Good Energy
  • Achieve as a Team
  • Get Extraordinary Results
  • Inspire with Hospitality

ABOUT THE ACCOUNTING MANAGER

The Accounting Manager is responsible for ensuring accounting processes are streamlined and efficient, ensuring financial statements are in compliance with GAAP, and mitigating control risks. This includes improving processes relating to timely and accurate journal entries, reconciliations, reporting, renewals, and filings. This also includes collaborating with our restaurant operators and other departments to scale processes for growth.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL YOU MUST
  • Manage and ensure accountability of the team in da-to-day accounting operations activities, which includes close tasks and new restaurant opening support tasks.
  • Report and analyze financial reporting for restaurants, G&A, and per-opening support tasks.
  • Prepare and review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations on a consistent periodic cadence.
  • Manage lease accounting, monthly rent review practices, and fixed assets.
  • Oversee and audit the company's Expense Management platform.
  • Research and communicate impact of changes in regulatory and GAAP accounting principles.
  • Ensure all unearned revenue accounting practices are in compliance.
  • Support, prepare, and review requests relating to the year-end audit and income tax filings.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Streamline existing accounting processes and support technology rollouts to improve efficiency and ensure effective controls.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE UPWARD PROJECTS
  • Excellent benefit and compensation package
  • Paid time off and earned paid sick time
  • Fitness discount programs
  • 401K with company match
  • A people focused culture united by our shared values
  • Unlimited growth opportunities, with several new restaurant openings
  • Having a voice. We provide empowerment and influence to all our team members
  • Opportunity to build deep, meaningful, and lasting relationships with colleagues
  • Recognition and rewards for your hard work and tenure
  • Generous meal benefit program


Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience, including audit, journal entries, financial reporting, and reconciliations
  • Minimum 2 years accounting supervisory experience
  • Experience with streamlining, documenting, and flowcharting accounting procedures
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP and ASC
  • Extensive experience with payroll processing, recording, balancing, controls, and taxes
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred
  • Restaurant accounting experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Great Plains, Concur, Compeat RADAR, Plate IQ, and Paytronix preferred


Salary Description

$90,000 to $95,000