Events  Deals  Jobs 
    Sign in  

View All Jobs

Are you an Accountant who loves technology? If yes, then you might just be the Accounting Systems & Corporate Administrator that were looking for to join our Atlanta team!

As one of the fastest-growing tech companies HQd in NYC & the leader in revolutionizing how Americans move from one home to another, the Updater team gets pretty busy. Our user base is growing like crazy, & we need a few extra hands on deck to keep our users happy! 

Were looking for an extremely organized, self-motivated, & driven individual who genuinely loves working as part of a team. Our ideal candidate will have excellent analytical & communication skills & have the ability to manage a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment. If you place emphasis on accuracy & love thinking outside of the box, then this is the role for you.

A typical day will include assisting with the management of daily operations and strategic objectives of the companys accounting team. You will work closely with the Controller, CFO & Senior Accounting & Finance staff, as well as many other personnel at Updater to support the execution of all accounting software & systems initiatives.  You will manage corporate administration which includes insurance, licensing, state & local non-income tax, real estate & other related items.  This position will at times be required to interface with operational managers & executives & will report directly to the Controller. 

About the Role

  • Own the configuration, operation, security & maintenance of the companys accounting & finance systems
  • Lead all efforts in accounting administration as it relates to non-income tax, insurance & regulatory
  • Manage monthly close process in specified areas
  • Design & maintain accounting control policies & procedures as they relate to accounting & finance systems & related data
  • Participate in monthly financial close processes ensuring accurate & timely results

About You

  • Empathy: you strive to put yourself in another persons shoes & start to think about the problem needing to be solved from their perspective
  • Humility: you have an opinion, but arent afraid to be proven wrong, & are open to suggestions on what tool or technique is best to most efficiently solve a problem
  • Strong Communication: you communicate complex ideas in simple, easy-to-understand language & build trust with stakeholders 
  • Comfort with Ambiguity: youre used to being asked open-ended questions & whittling them down to questions that can be answered by hard data
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent required
  • Public accounting & industry experience required, CPA preferred
  • Systems driven - loves technology & wants to make accounting system design & management a core part of their knowledge base
  • Hands on experience with accounting systems such as Intacct, Netsuite, SAP or other
  • Systems driven - loves technology & wants to make accounting system design & management a core part of their knowledge base
  • Knowledge & experience with general ledger structure & both internal & external reporting requirements
  • Willing to take ownership & able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be resourceful & able to work with minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented with strong critical thinking & proactive problem-solving skills

About Updater

Updater makes moving easier for the 17 million households that relocate every year in the US. With Updater, users seamlessly forward mail, transfer utilities, connect TV & internet, & much more. Thousands of the most prominent real estate companies in the US (from real estate brokerages to multifamily & relocation companies) rely on Updaters real estate products to save clients hours with a branded & personalized Updater moving experience.

Headquartered in New York City, Updater has raised over $200 million from leading investors, including SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Second Century Ventures (the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors), & more. Updater ranked #3 on Crain's 2016 Best Places to Work in NYC, ranking as the highest rated tech company on the list, & ranked #7 in 2018. For more information, please visit

Updater is proud to be an equal opportunity employer & will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Apply To Job
© 2021 GarysGuide      About    Feedback    Press    Terms