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​Senior Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance
Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Senior Accounting Manager

At AcreTrader our mission is to empower our customers to buy and sell land smarter with advanced technology, data, and expertise. We know that goal can only be realized by building and maintaining the most talented, engaged, and empowered team. We are currently searching for an experienced Senior Accounting Manager to share their expertise with us as we grow.

As a part of the AcreTrader team, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference. Because we take our time finding and hiring the best talent across all industries, you will be given quick trust and ownership of projects that ignite your passion. We believe when every person on the team is equally as passionate about the work that is in front of them, that is when real growth happens. We hire people who buck boredom, embrace change, and are always searching for innovative ways to solve complex problems.

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Senior Accounting Manager is responsible for working cross-functionally throughout the business on strategic focuses and improvements. This person will work onsite in Fayetteville, AR playing an integral role in scaling processes to maintain financials and delighting our growing investor base with timely and accurate financials, tax documents, and distributions.

This is an opportunity for a candidate with a strong analytical and problem-solving mindset to make a direct impact on the business and provide value through collaboration with our external tax team and management of AcreTrader-managed properties and entities, helping scale accounting operations for efficiency. The ideal candidate has a genuine interest and curiosity in agriculture, finance, and technology, and is ready to hit the ground running in a high-growth environment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • You will manage the accounting operations and financials for 120+ properties managed by AcreTrader and ensure their compatibility with accounting principles and regulations.

  • You will manage K1 preparation with the external tax team, review returns, answer questions from investors and support the distribution process.

  • You will manage the investor distributions process which includes tax considerations for investors and the state properties are located in.

  • You will coordinate with the external tax team to ensure compliance and timeliness for entities managed by AcreTrader.

  • You will perform month-end and year-end close processes.

  • You will perform audits of the company's financial transactions and prepare documentation for accounting control procedures.

  • As at any growing company, you can expect many other tasks and responsibilities to be assigned as well as growth opportunities to be seized.

Key Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent experience (CPA and/or Master of Accountancy (MAcc) and/or MBA preferred)

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience

  • Experience in Quickbooks Online preferred

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Fayetteville, Arkansas based (this is not a remote position)

  • Accuracy, reliability, and attention to detail

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving mindset

  • Reviewer mindset and desire to lead and manage others

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment at AcreTrader

To find success at AcreTrader, you should:

Be inspired by our vision of making buying and selling land common, transparent, and easy, and deem yourself to be a lifelong learner. We have very high expectations for ourselves, each other, and every new team member. We’re looking for high performers who go about their work with a sense of curiosity and a drive to make things better.

We are dedicated to the growth of our platform, the growth of our people, and the growth of our individual and collective intellectual curiosity. In an effort to best support our employees, (among other benefits) we offer unlimited PTO, medical, vision, and dental insurance, a 401k plan, and generous stock options upon hire. Studies have shown that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often do not apply for roles if all key competencies are not met. AcreTrader is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes that diverse teams are the strongest teams. We encourage interested individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

We’re so excited to hear what excites you.

JOB CODE: 1000114