Accounting Manager

At Drip we believe the world needs independent retail. Thousands of ecommerce brands all over the globe trust Drip to build engaging and profitable relationships with their customers. Our ecommerce marketing automation platform has generated more than $1 billion in revenue for our customers since 2018. We do this by unleashing the power of direct-to-consumer brands’ customer data to deliver perfectly personalized email and SMS marketing strategies that are proven to grow their revenue. And we’re just getting started! We are well-funded, growing super fast, and building a beautiful product with crew members located around the US and in our Minneapolis Hub. 

Working at Drip means empowering the ecommerce rebellion alongside some of the best people in the biz. We've worked hard to build an awesome company culture based on our 5 Guiding Principles that are more than just words on a wall (learn more: Ready to empower the rebellion? Join Drip! 

About the opportunity:

As the Accounting Manager, you will own and drive all aspects of our accounting and financial operations. The right candidate will be dynamic, hardworking, and will have the opportunity to implement best practice and help scale the company. The Controller will work closely with the VP of Finance to build out budgets, the long-term strategic plan and dashboards. This individual will lead the external audit and interface with outside advisors.

Some of your contributions will include:

  • Own, reconcile and direct a tight GL month-end close process
  • Prepare the month-end reporting package with an analysis of any variances
  • Review all processes owned or impacted by accounting and establish or improve upon formal written processes/policies
  • Coordinate with VP of Finance and accounting team to improve, source and maintain all accounting IT systems for ERP, billing, and expensesLead the annual external audit and prepare the required reporting
  • Manage all analysis and compliance for taxes including Federal, State, Corporate, Sales, Use, and R&D tax credits
  • Coordinate with VP of Finance in developing KPI’s, forecasting, and insights
  • Own the AR process, credit & collections, AP approval, and incentive payouts
  • Perform accounting research; will need to speak fluent US GAAP
  • Maintaining a positive relationship and open communication with other departments.
  • Assisting our amazing Drip team with any special projects as needed. As we are a growing startup, you will be able to grow and define this role in a way that aligns with your strengths and interests.

What You’ve Done:

  • Worked in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Proven strong written & verbal communication
  • Strong leadership; you have managed and built a successful team

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of progressive SaaS/software experience
  • Public accounting experience requiredCPA license preferred with deep knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Excellent data skills, including Microsoft Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets)
  • You’re a critical thinker with the ability to identify and communicate relevant issues for timely resolution.
  • You possess a high level of integrity and professionalism when it comes to handling sensitive information (your nickname could be “The Vault”).
  • What you don’t know, you will jump right in and learn. You can teach yourself whatever you need to know and you are not afraid to go find solutions for difficult problems that come up. Technology is your friend, not your foe.
  • Above everything else, you are a problem solver, not a problem creator. When questions crop up you have the answers and will dig deep to find them when you’re not 100% sure. You are not afraid to make a decision and will take full responsibility if the decision ends up being the wrong one.
  • You know how to manage your time and workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.
  • You’re a team player with a willingness to work within and with a dynamic team.
  • You possess excellent communication skills and can comfortably communicate with team members at all levels.

Huge plus if you have experience with any of these:

  • Working in a high growth start up.
  • Working in a hybrid environment, utilizing technology to bridge geographical distance between crew members.
  • Auditing at a CPA firm.
  • Experience with account reconciliations, particularly prepaid and accrued expenses.
  • Experience with bank reconciliations.
  • Experience with T&E expense reporting (Concur).
  • Experience with Netsuite.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay, benefits, and equity
  • Challenging and meaningful problems to solve - you will invariably make a difference and impact
  • The chance to learn from some of the best people in the business, including our fiercely compassionate leadership team
  • A vibrant and devoted team, who still finds time for fun
  • Digital first culture - we’re open to crew members working remotely or from our Minneapolis Hub
  • Finally, just good jerks!
Compensation: $100,000 - $120,000 Annually 

To create a space of trust with our crew members we make compensation ranges for each of our positions public. We select our initial range through national compensation survey data. Factors that impact salary are: tenure, performance and geographic location. If you are outside of this range, we encourage you to apply and also provide us with your compensation expectations.

We consider working for a successful early-stage tech company to be a unique and exciting opportunity. You will work hard and face exciting challenges, but our positions come with amazing advantages and fulfillment to those who earn them. If you bring your best self to the table, we'll bring some great stuff in return. 

Drip is an inclusive workplace that upholds the dignity of all people. We value, respect, and celebrate everyone’s individualities and honor their unique strengths from all different walks of life. We embrace diversity of perspective and ideas which leads to people’s growth, product innovation and ultimately a successful business.

Does all of this sound like you?

Want to join us as we positively impact tens of thousands of passionate users and marketing professionals around the globe? Little ripples make big waves, so grab an oar and row with us.