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Accounting Manager

Wonolo (Work Now Locally) is disrupting the $140BN temporary staffing industry.




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Wonolo (Work Now Locally) is disrupting the $140BN temporary staffing industry. Founded in 2014, Wonolo's mission is to help people find consistent work. Through our two-sided tech marketplace, we connect hundreds of businesses in need of front-line workers with 1 million underemployed workers in local markets across the United States, within minutes. Wonolo recently raised $140M in growth funding which will continue to help us empower the in-demand workforce by democratizing access to flexible work, opportunities to learn new skills, a living wage, and comprehensive portable benefits and perks.

As an Accounting Manager, you will own key day-to-day accounting operations, implement new processes, and gain exposure to all areas of our company. Our Accounting team is responsible for building scalable and dependable accounting processes and valuable financial reporting. Reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager, you will also partner with key internal teams to drive operational efficiencies and help scale the entire Finance team as we grow. If you are detail-oriented, eager to be a part of the ground floor of a rapidly growing start-up, and eager to help build, we would love to chat with you!

We welcome qualified candidates located anywhere in the United States and Canada #LI-Remote.

What you'll do:

  • Own day-to-day accounting processes for both US and Canada entities, including but not limited to Payroll, month close, reconciliations, etc. to build operational muscle for the entire business

  • Responsible for accurate and timely US and Canada payroll processes, including employee stock grants and option exercises

  • Prepare payroll related accruals, including bonus and commissions, and prepare account reconciliations for the month-end close

  • Partner with the People and Legal teams to ensure all payroll data are inputted into the HRIS system appropriately

  • Review payment calculations as part of the onboarding and offboarding payroll processes

  • Partner with FP&A around monthly variance analysis, management reporting, and GAAP reporting

  • Review employee benefits and deductions are calculated and reported accurately with 3rd party providers

  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll tax filings as required

  • Stay current with payroll, compensation, and time off regulations / law changes

  • Collaborate with department leads to develop and improve payroll processes and system implementations, identify problems and process gaps, and field interpretation questions

  • Interact with external auditors, third-party resources, or other service vendors to arrive at win-win scenarios for the company and partners

Who you are:

  • 4+ years of accounting experience as a manager

  • Experience with employee payroll activities

  • Strong communicator both written and verbal as well as strong attention to detail

  • Be able to interface cross-functionally within the organization

  • Ability to excel in a dynamic environment, change priorities quickly, meet tight deadlines, and quickly learn new tools

  • You demonstrate a substantial commitment to advancing representation and inclusion

  • If you have read up to this point, we hope you are excited about this opportunity to work at Wonolo! Even if your experience does not check every bullet point, we still highly encourage you to apply. The best hires do not always check off every box of a job description.

Nice to haves:

  • CPA highly preferred

  • Big 4 experience is a big plus

  • Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP) such as Netsuite

  • Experience working with Rippling or other similar Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

Benefits and perks:

  • Meaningful equity and company bonus

  • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you

  • Generous parental leave plan

  • Cell phone reimbursement, company laptop

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Open vacation policy, flexible schedule, and the option to work from anywhere in Canada (no more commutes!)

  • Team outings, happy hours, company off-sites, and more!

About Wonolo:

Wonolo is a two-sided job marketplace that serves over 1 million front-line workers, providing them access to flexible and consistent job opportunities across the United States within minutes, at companies such as Peloton, Coca-Cola, Neiman Marcus, Papa John's, and thousands more.

We are a remote-first company with 180+ full-time employees, and quickly scaling our team within the United States and Canada. We are well funded and backed by leading investors including Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, and Leeds Illuminate, among others.

Learn more about us:

Wonolo raises $140M to continue supporting over 1 million laborers and front-line workers

Wonolo is one of Glassdoor's best tech companies to work for in 2021

Sequoia, leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, invests in Wonolo

Yong Kim (CEO) on why he’s passionate about empowering the in-demand workforce

Wonolo is a Great Place to Work-Certified company for delivering a consistently high-trust experience for all employees. We value representation and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees.

#24 in Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2021 (Small and Medium)

#12 in Fortune's Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2021 (Small and Medium)

Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2020 (Medium to Large)

Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging:

Wonolo welcomes you as you and celebrates our collective diversity. We work to serve the underserved, and we are built on the strength of our entire community. We are especially interested in candidates who represent different cultures, perspectives, and backgrounds as these empower our team to come together to make the best decisions and the biggest impact. 

Wonolo is an equal opportunity employer. We make the best effort to ensure all people feel supported, empowered, and connected at work. A big part of this effort is through our support for members and allies of Employee Resource Groups such as Whammies of Color and Allies At Wonolo (WoCAW), Women of Wonolo (WoW), Parents of Wonolo (PoW), and People Out at Wonolo and Allies (POWA). Individuals seeking to work at or with Wonolo are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

Wonolo Privacy Statement:

By providing your personal information and/or submitting your application, you agree that Wonolo may use your personal information for the purposes of carrying out its recruitment and hiring process, which may include, but not limited to, reviewing your qualifications, verifying your information, communicating with you about the recruitment process, and retaining your personal data as otherwise needed for recruitment-related activities.

Information you provide Wonolo as part of the recruitment process is accessible only to those Wonolo employees and other third-party service providers involved with Wonolo's recruitment, interview, and onboarding process.  Wonolo does not disclose your personal information to any third party in a manner that would be considered a sale under applicable laws.  By providing your personal information as an applicant for this position or any other position at Wonolo, you agree that your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to Wonolo's third-party providers. This may include transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Wonolo with your personal data.

For more information, see the Wonolo Privacy Policy.

About this role

January 31st, 2022

January 1st, 2022

Full Time

To apply, you must have a permit to work in this country.
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About Wonolo

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Wonolo, which stands for Work Now Locally, is disrupting the $70bn temporary staffing industry. Founded in 2014, Wonolo is a remote-first company with three regional hubs: San Francisco Bay Area, Nashville, and Toronto. We have built a tech-enabled marketplace that connects businesses in need of front-line workers on a temporary or seasonal basis, with 500,000 underemployed workers in local markets all across the country. Our mission is to empower the in-demand workforce by providing flexible and fulfilling job opportunities for everyone.

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