Job Title:

Accounting Manager

Job Location:

Alameda, California

Job Compensation:

$120k – $150k + equity

Job Description:


Our client, a
fast-growing start-up company made up of a highly entrepreneurial team of
rocket engineers, has an opening for an Accounting Manager.  Building on
over a decade of technology development in rocket propulsion, structures, and
avionics, they are applying a fast-paced, hardware-focused, agile approach to
space launch.


  • Responsible
    for driving the month-end close process, which includes balance sheet
    reconciliations, ad-hoc analyses, trial balance reviews, and financial
    statement preparation, while adhering to tight deadlines
  • Responsible
    for reviewing general ledger activity across all lines of business
  • Improve
    account reconciliation process, drive deadlines, enhance deliverables as
    they pertain to the month-end close and financial statement preparation
  • Liaise
    with outside firms for audit and tax matters
  • Establish
    and maintain accounting policies and procedures, as well as identify new
    policies and areas of improvement
  • Assist
    FP&A team with budget and forecasting processes
  • Assist
    with the development, review, and maintenance of a fully burdened
    manufacturing standard cost
  • Provide
    technical guidance and mentoring to other members of finance team
  • Lead
    an effective and efficient month-end close process as it relates to
    inventory and cost accounting processes, review R&D cost, analyze
    manufacturing variances, and perform balance sheet reconciliations



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or
  • 5+
    years of accounting/GL accounting experience
  • At least 3
    years of direct
    experience in
    internal hardware manufacturing environment


Salary and Benefits:

They offer a competitive
compensation and equity package. They have a good benefits package that
includes health, vision, dental and 401K. They offer hot lunch every day and
snacks and drinks to get you through the day. They celebrate their
accomplishments with quarterly off-sites and frequent happy hours.


Our Firm:

Murdock Martell,
Inc. is a leading financial consulting and recruiting firm that provides
solutions to established and emerging growth companies. We represent some
of the strongest companies in the Bay Area with an emphasis in
technology and life sciences start-ups.



Job Skills:

Education Requirements:

Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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