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MakeSpace is a convenient, simple, on-demand storage soln that takes the self out of self storage.
New York City    Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019
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MakeSpace is a rapidly growing tech startup based in NYC that provides a convenient way for consumers to store their things. We are reinventing the $34B storage industry by finally putting the customer first, & giving them a simple & easy way to get their things into & out of storage, without lifting a finger.

The opportunity:

We are looking for a Controller to join the Accounting team in our NYC office.Reporting to the CFO, youll be in charge of all our accounting related functions while implementing best practices & procedures across our international operations.

What you will do:

  • Oversee & ensure accurate & timely completion of all accounting outputs, including maintaining the general ledger, revenue recognition, & AR/AP
  • Prepare financial statements for the board & the management teams
  • Responsible for the month & year end closing, & monthly compliance reporting
  • Manage & support the accounting team members
  • Evaluate & recommend changes to accounting processes, systems, & general ledger reporting capabilities, including documenting & maintaining accounting procedures, in support of continuous improvement efforts
  • Manage tax filings & the annual audit
  • Establish internal controls & ensure compliance
  • Participate in special projects to drive strategic initiatives

Who you are:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience, ideally with a combination of public accounting & at least two years of in-house accounting
  • Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Accounting & a CPA strongly preferred
  • A roll up your sleeves, self-starter/motivator with meticulous attention to detail
  • Adjust easily to change, learn quickly, & ensure things get done perfectly
  • Have a curiosity in optimizing & streamlining accounting processes
  • Willing & able to solve accounting problems on your own, & when unsure, quickly ask for help
  • Experience preparing consolidated financial statements across multiple entities, including international
  • Familiar with corporate, state, & local tax filings

What youll get:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Catered lunches, unlimited snacks, beer on tap, etc.
  • Team happy hours, events, & social clubs
  • Beautiful office in Lower Manhattan with multiple outdoor spaces
  • Free MakeSpace storage
  • Opportunity to take on growing levels of responsibility & make a real impact

We are an equal opportunity employer & value a diversity of perspectives & backgrounds at our company. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

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