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Controller at Alfred (Remote)

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Your role in our mission

We’re Alfred, and we’re building the future of living. We provide resident‐first software and services to deliver in‐home support and local experiences. We’re contributing to build a future where everyone has the help they need to make time for the people and things that matter most. Since 2015, we’ve completed millions of services and saved our members countless hours across more than twenty cities. 

The Controller will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the accounting function. You will ensure the leadership team has the right information timely to make strategic decisions across the organization. You know how to develop and manage a team as they navigate through multiple deadlines and priorities. You are ready to roll up your sleeves to build, own, and refine best-in-class accounting processes and internal controls as we grow and scale. To be successful, you must have the ability to function in a constantly evolving, highly entrepreneurial environment at a broad-based, strategic level while being capable of driving detailed, tactical execution.

 How you’ll contribute to #OneTeam

  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, payroll, general ledger maintenance, reporting, and financial statement preparation 
  • Manage the monthly close process, including review of journal entries, account reconciliations and analyses, financial statements, and various financial analyses 
  • Lead the annual audit 
  • Work with external tax professionals and government agencies on company filings to ensure compliance in all tax areas
  • Research, interpret, and apply new accounting guidance
  • Analyze complex transactions and prepare audit-ready memorandums on technical accounting treatment
  • Proactively identify and implement thoughtful process improvements and rigorous internal controls in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley Section 404
  • Collaborate with Account Management team to interpret contract terms and determine revenue recognition in accordance with ASC 606
  • Collaborate with FP&A on budget vs actual and investor reporting
  • Complete ad hoc accounting and finance requests and special projects
  • Clearly articulate matters and report with several stakeholders, including executive management, external auditors, etc.
Who you are
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Big 4 and CPA preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP 
  • Proficiency in NetSuite and Concur is a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic and tactical thinking

You’ll connect with us if you 

  • Practice empathy 
  • Conduct yourself with the highest integrity 
  • Are thoughtful, self-reflective and always open to growing 
  • Speak up with radical candor 
  • Approach your work like an owner 
  • Have a high and ever-climbing bar for excellence 
  • Always do things the right way, even when it’s harder
  •  Believe that #OneTeam is greater than the sum of its parts 
  • Leave no loops open

Some ways we care for you

  • Remote Friendly working style 
  • NYC Pet Friendly HQ 
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion working group
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Weekly Seminar Learning Sessions
  • Culture of Promoting from Within 
  • 100% coverage of Medical, Dental and Vision Premiums for Employees
  • FSA & HSA options
  • Quarterly Feedback Reviews 
  • 401K
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What are Alfred Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

An Insider's view of Alfred

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What is your vision for the company?

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