Controller

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Vetcove
Vetcove is the single source for veterinarians to research and buy supplies, pharmaceuticals, equipment, diagnostics, biologics for dogs, cats, equine & more!
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About UsJoin our growing team at Vetcove in New York City, and help us transform how veterinarians buy the supplies they need to keep America's pets healthy. Vetcove's eCommerce and mobile platforms enable veterinary practices to compare and buy from all of their vendors in one place. Our community of more than 13,000 veterinary hospitals employs tens of thousands of veterinarians, and delivers care to many millions of animals every year across all 50 states. We're a growing team on a mission to modernize the $50B+ animal health industry. Simply put, Vetcove helps veterinary organizations spend more time giving care, and less time shopping and comparing across vendors to supply their practices. We're completely revolutionizing the way veterinarians discover and buy products, and how animal health brands engage their veterinary customers. Vetcove is a Y Combinator and venture-backed growth stage company with notable investors in Silicon Valley and NYC. We're looking for exceptionally talented and passionate people to join our growing team. 
About the positionVetcove is seeking a highly motivated and proactive Controller to develop and execute accounting policies and procedures while scaling accounting systems and tools for growth. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this individual will be responsible for directing the accounting activities of the company.  The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys the challenge of working at a fast-paced startup, solving problems, and pioneering processes to better streamline and enhance financial operations.  You will play a critical role in ensuring that we build a premiere accounting function, while partnering across the business to ensure our systems and processes are running smoothly. 
What you’ll do Own accounting, payroll, tax filing, invoicing, bank account tracking and reconciliation, expense management, budgeting, and  payment processing via quickbooksDirect and assist in the preparation and delivery of monthly, quarterly and year-end consolidated financial statements and notesCoordinate any external audit of the consolidated financial statements and notesEstablish, implement and monitor accounting policies, practices and systems and internal control environmentEnsure taxes are filed on a timely basisImplement effective processes to forecast, track and manage all cash receipts and disbursementsProvide comprehensive and timely reporting and analysis to management and other internal and external stakeholdersCommunicate with external vendors regarding receivable collections Ensure that all accounting, treasury and tax transactions and provisions are processed efficiently and recorded effectively in an accurate and timely mannerStay abreast of evolving legislation and ensure compliance with all tax law guidance regarding marketplaces, remote-first companies, etc.Continually identify issues in both process and accounting for transactions and propose solutions (in conjunction with auditors)You should have Experience within accounting/finance at a growth-stage or late-stage startup, eCommerce or Marketplaces experience preferredStrong technical accounting knowledge plus working knowledge of taxProven ability to implement and maintain Internal Control over Financial ReportingExcellent oral, written, and quantitative communication skillsStrong attention to detailExpert knowledge of US GAAP principles  Advanced proficiency with quickbooks (QBO experience preferred)Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

What you'll do

  • Own accounting, payroll, tax filing, invoicing, bank account tracking and reconciliation, expense management, budgeting, and  payment processing via quickbooks
  • Direct and assist in the preparation and delivery of monthly, quarterly and year-end consolidated financial statements and notes
  • Coordinate any external audit of the consolidated financial statements and notes
  • Establish, implement and monitor accounting policies, practices and systems and internal control environment
  • Ensure taxes are filed on a timely basis
  • Implement effective processes to forecast, track and manage all cash receipts and disbursements
  • Provide comprehensive and timely reporting and analysis to management and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate with external vendors regarding receivable collections 
  • Ensure that all accounting, treasury and tax transactions and provisions are processed efficiently and recorded effectively in an accurate and timely manner
  • Stay abreast of evolving legislation and ensure compliance with all tax law guidance regarding marketplaces, remote-first companies, etc.
  • Continually identify issues in both process and accounting for transactions and propose solutions (in conjunction with auditors)

You should have

  • Experience within accounting/finance at a growth-stage or late-stage startup, eCommerce or Marketplaces experience preferred
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge plus working knowledge of tax
  • Proven ability to implement and maintain Internal Control over Financial Reporting
  • Excellent oral, written, and quantitative communication skills
  • Strong attention to detailExpert knowledge of US GAAP principles  
  • Advanced proficiency with quickbooks (QBO experience preferred)Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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