Accounting Manager / Assistant Controller at Moonshot Brands (W21)
Buy and grow profitable e-commerce companies selling on Amazon and DTC
6+ years
About Moonshot Brands

We are Moonshot Brands a Y-combinator and VC -backed company (W21). We acquire, operate, and grow profitable e-commerce brands that sell on Amazon and DTC and empower happy entrepreneurs. We know how to optimize and run these businesses better than anyone else because we’ve run and sold five of them, As entrepreneurs ourselves, we are building the acquisition process that we would have loved to experience when we sold our businesses in the past. Moonshot Brands is backed by Y-combinator and leading Silicon Valley VC funds. Our founding team members are serial entrepreneurs with 5 exits, including an online used car marketplace, now listed on the NASDAQ and an e-commerce site, focused on home goods acquired by a private equity firm. The founders are Wharton and MIT graduates who have deep M&A, Finance, and Hedge Fund experience including Bridgewater Associates, McKinsey, and Airbnb. We are building the world’s best team to build a company by operators for operators as we know we will build the company that changes the entire e-commerce landscape and would love to add the best like-minded people to our dream team. If you’d like to be part of this Moonshot which will be a fun fast-paced rocket-ship that will change the future of e-commerce brands and you think you can keep up and add significant value to our mission we’d love to hear from you.

About the role

Moosnhot Brands is a fast growing venture capital backed acquirer and operator of ecommerce brands. This roles is an exciting opportunity to build out our internal accounting capabilities.

To perform well in this role, you will need to have experience with both driving and managing the accounting close for a multi-entity company. This requires managing both internal and external resources as well as interfacing with senior leadership in a results driven environment. This will require both managing the process and executing the accounting entries inline with a 15 day close. Moonshot Brands is an ecommerce business with sales predominantly through branded websites and Amazon marketplaces; as such, experience with these two platforms and the software that supports them is important. The ability to reconcile sales through these platforms as the premise for driving and supporting the accounting close is critical. Experience with accounting related to physical goods and manufacturing a plus.

The candidate does not need to be a CPA, but a CPA or being on the CPA track would be preferred. Implicit in this, is the ability to recognize and apply appropriate GAAP methodologies as well as take lead on proper application across all entities. The oversight of all internal and external accountants is critical to supporting the fundamentals of financial reporting. The candidate should be familiar with the process of creating and maintaining support documentation for accounting policies as well as have familiarity with an external audit.

This position reports to the CFO and is accountable to senior leadership in supporting the financial management and reporting across all entities.

Critical Functions

Accurate and timely monthly close for each operating entity Managing internal and external resources Application of GAAP accounting Application of internal controls in concert with CFO Onboarding new operating entities as acquired Aligning with operating partners Correct and accurate creation of internal accounting structure Establishing and maintaining consistent controls and process across all operating entities Manage Accounts Payable process Ensure proper processes are in place and followed Oversee invoicing process to ensure an accurate accounts payable process Oversee application of FIFO inventory reconciliation Maintain accurate and up to date FIFO schedules (quarterly) Execute on existing procedures that maintain accurate accounting models

Moonshot Brands welcomes all and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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