Accounting Manager – Chicago

 Modsy - Company site
 January 13, 2022
 Chicago, IL
Modsy is a fast growing, San Francisco-based startup that is reinventing the way we design and shop for our homes. Leveraging ground-breaking 3D technology and a seamless customer experience, Modsy guides you through a few simple steps to capture, redesign, and transform your home. You receive back a catalog quality lifelike version of your room rendered in 3D that is fully shoppable based on your style, budget, and functional needs. The future of home design and furniture buying is changing and Modsy is leading the way. 
As a company, Modsy is pioneering a remote-first, distributed team culture. We pride ourselves in our inclusive, diverse environment where exceptional talent helps our customers create their dream home.
Modsy’s Finance Department is looking to hire a well-rounded Accounting Manager who will be a key contributor in the financial reporting close process. This position will oversee a team and all aspects of accounting, including monthly financial statement reporting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and tax compliance. The Accounting Manager must possess a solid knowledge of accounting and GAAP reporting, experience using Netsuite and experience managing a team.


  • Manage and collaborate with team to perform accounting functions required to maintain the general ledger in compliance with GAAP and company policy and procedures
  • Prepare three-statement financials on an unconsolidated, consolidating, and consolidated basis
  • Assume key role in interacting with external auditors and assuring client prepared documents for the annual audits are completed accurately and timely
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local protocols including tax regulations, legal requirements, and interpret new and existing legislation
  • Create and maintain a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) manual for accounting policy and procedures
  • Evaluate workflow systems, processes, and procedures to develop, recommend and implement changes that improve the accuracy and efficiency of the close process
  • Supervise, train, guide and mentor accounting staff as needed
  • Remote US Based Opportunity in the following states: AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, MD, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OK, OR, TN, TX, WA, WI.
  • Qualifications

  • Strong technical accounting skills and ability to learn complex accounting regulations with guidance and training
  • Comprehensive knowledge of  U.S. GAAP financial statement reporting
  • 2-3 years of experience working with Netsuite (implementation experience preferred)
  • Proactive team player who fosters positive team environment among team
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment
  • Retail, e-commerce and SaaS industry experience is a plus
  • Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Masters in Accounting or CPA preferred)
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in a high growth operating company required (public accounting firm experience a plus)
  • Benefits Highlights

  • A generous discount on all room design and furnishings
  • A 401(k) plan 
  • Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer
  • Life insurance 
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts 
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance
  • Mentorship program
  • Career development workshops and learning programs
  • Modsy is committed to bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and be their authentic self, feel a sense of community, and do great work together. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
    Modsy has raised $100M in funding from TCV, AVP, Norwest, GV, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, Comcast Ventures, Birchmere Ventures, and BBG.