Accounting Manager (US GAAP)



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Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

About Collective:

Collective is on a mission to redefine the way businesses-of-one work. Collective’s technology and team of trusted advisors enables our members to achieve financial independence by taking care of everything from business incorporation to accounting, bookkeeping, tax services and access to a thriving community, all in one integrated platform. We believe in empowering self-employed people to enjoy the same tax savings that big companies get.

Featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Yahoo, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Techcrunch and more. We’re backed by General Catalyst, Sound Ventures (Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary), QED Investors, Google’s Gradient Ventures, Expa and prominent investors who have financed and built iconic companies like YouTube, Substack, Twitch, Box, Hims, Instacart, Lyft, and more.


  • Develop, implement, and manage processes to ensure that books handled by your team meet required specifications for accuracy, completeness, and tax compliance.
  • Interview candidates and onboard new hires.
  • Collaborate, coach, and provide real-time feedback to staff.
  • Create or update internal procedures for your function.
  • Work with other teams and leads to identify the best solutions for members and ensure a smooth workflow, including product testing.
  • Be cross-functional leaders focused on longer-term objectives.
  • Manage complex programs, identify and implement process improvements for the larger group or organization, and exercise business and technical understanding to drive the organization's long-term objectives.
  • Proactively initiate cross-functional projects and processes, make decisions about priorities, drive programs across their product areas, and show leadership and influence across teams.

What we want you to bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA or CMA certification or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • 5+ years of experience as an Accounting Manager or similar role, preferably in a fintech space or startup/fast-paced environment.
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team of 10 Accountants
  • Strong knowledge of US accounting principles (GAAP) and financial regulations.
  • Expert in cloud accounting software and systems (e.g., QuickBooks, Xero, Hurdlr)
  • Hands-on experience in managing client relationship (inquiries, escalations, etc.)
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to mentor, hire, train and motivate a team.
  • High ethical standards and a commitment to confidentiality and integrity.

What we offer in return:

  • 100% WFH (work from home)
  • A diverse and collaborative team culture
  • Competitive base salary
  • Philippine holidays observed + 15 Annual Leave + 9 Sick Leave
  • PC or Mac laptop + Php 21,700 home office budget
  • General Wellness Bonus Php 8,138 distributed at the end of each quarter
  • Performance bonus (if applicable)
  • Team events, virtual gatherings
  • Employee healthcare benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Collective, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Collective is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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