The RealReal

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Accounting Manager

San Francisco, CA
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GL / Corporate / Controllership
CPA highly preferred / required
Private & Public experience required

Seeking a driven, open-minded, and technically strong individual who is passionate about accounting operations and driving process improvements. You are a critical thinker, highly organized, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You have strong knowledge of accounting standards and have the ability to manage and work with various cross-functional teams. You will support the monthly close process and assist with financial reporting requirements.

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • Manage all aspects of general ledger accounting including month-end and quarter-end close journal entries and reconciliations, quarterly reviews, annual audits, and SOX/404 audits
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls as it pertains to operating expenses
  • Lead a team of accountants in their daily responsibilities, perform review of their work, and invest in their growth
  • Coordinate cross-functionally with Operations, FP&A, Engineering, Product, IT, and other business partners to understand and advise on transactions and the related accounting impact
  • Support the preparation of SEC footnotes and disclosures through detailed review and preparation of supporting schedules
  • Drive process improvements and automation efforts to streamline accounting operations
  • Develop and prepare internal management reporting documents to support company decision making and analysis
  • Conduct research and summarize results accurately and independently on new accounting standards and accounting for non-standard transactions
  • Adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business expands
  • Assist in various ongoing and ad-hoc projects or initiatives

What You Bring To The Role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA (active status) preferred
  • 6+ years relevant accounting experience, preferably public accounting experience at a large firm and have managed the close in a high growth environment
  • 2+ years experience in managing and developing staff
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to coach, mentor and develop others, and motivate teams to produce quality work with tight timeframes
  • Excellent communication, collaborative skills and ability to partner with cross-functional teams
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent time management, problem solving, organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills, efficient, and self-motivated with the ability to recommend and implement process improvements
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks that adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Knowledge of SOX 404 and implementation of internal controls
  • Experience with NetSuite, Concur, and/or Blackline is desirable

The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, with more than 20 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. We have hundreds of in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by thousands of brands across numerous categories—including women's and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches, art and home—in support of the circular economy. We make selling effortless with free virtual appointments, in-home pickup, drop-off and direct shipping. We do all of the work for consignors, including authenticating, using AI and machine learning to determine optimal pricing, photographing and listing their items, as well as handling shipping and customer service. At our 13 retail locations, including our eight shoppable stores, customers can sell, meet with our experts and receive free valuations.

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.

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