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Our culture rewards contributions, encourages individual development, supports continuous training, provides mentors for your career goals and promotes teamwork.

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Staff Accountant

Menlo Park, CA

Staff Accountant

Position: STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Job site: Menlo Park, CA

Accounts Payable – Receive all incoming invoices, match invoices to Purchase Orders, route for approvals, enter into accounting system, prepare weekly accounts payable listing, identify vendors for payment, insure timely accurate payment of vendor invoices

  • Payroll – Total payroll function
  • Cash Management – Assist with bank activities
  • Prepare weekly cash report, prepare cash transfer requests, reconcile cash accounts and route checks for signature
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close, maintain month end account reconciliation
  • Maintain Purchase Order Records and System, insure requests have proper authorization
  • Maintain Customer and Vendor Files
  • Accounts Receivable – Receive all incoming checks, prepare weekly cash collections report with aged receivables report; assist with collections when needed.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Support taxation issues
  • Help with the audit process
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

We offer a very competitive salary, a bonus program that shares in our success and flexible work schedules for both full-time and part-time employees. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to:
jobs@kranzassoc.com

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Controller

Menlo Park, CA

Controller

Position: Controller 

Job site: Menlo Park, CA

This is a Manager level position responsible for all the company’s financial and administration operations. As a member of the management team, this position will help shape the company’s overall vision and business plans and assist the rest of the management team to ensure that the company successfully executes its plans. Provide overall leadership in Financial matters, including budgeting, planning, systems integration and reporting.  The company should be viewed by our investors, customers, and employees as having finance & reporting operations that are streamlined and high-quality.

  • Maintain the General Ledger
  • Perform monthly closing process
  • Establish and maintain a journal entry control system
  • Analyze and reconcile monthly general ledger accounts to supporting documentation
  • Prepare the monthly financial statements providing comparative analysis to plan
  • Maintain the fixed asset ledger – identifying those assets owned by the company and those collateralized by lease lines and other bank financing
  • Budgeting & Planning: Assist in the preparation of and monitor the company’s actual performance against the current budget and business plan
  • Treasury:  Maintain the cash records for the company, reconcile all cash accounts with bank provided information, including credit card transactions with reports from those agencies.
  • Revenue – Insure timely billing and invoicing of all revenue and proper accounting treatment as per the company policy on revenue recognition.
  • Contracts management – Review all contracts with customers and vendors. Insure consistency and compliance with company policies.
  • Collections – Monitor and maintain all subsidiary ledgers for customer activities and insure timely collection
  • Reporting and tax compliance: Insure timely reporting of monthly financial information for the executive staff and the Board of Directors.  Insure timely reporting of all taxes with the appropriate authorities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS, CPA desired.  Minimum experience 4 years.  
  • Min. 2 years as a Controller or assistant Controller in a small high-tech company.

We offer a very competitive salary, a bonus program that shares in our success and flexible work schedules for both full-time and part-time employees. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: jobs@kranzassoc.com

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Accounting Manager

San Francisco, CA

Accounting Manager

Position:Accounting Manager 

Job site: San Francisco, CA

This position is a full time and/or part time working as an employee of Kranz & Associates while providing part time consulting services to our clients. The Accounting Manager position working inside our client companies is a hands-on position that works closely with the senior management of our clients. In this capacity you will report to the interim CFO/CEO or other client company staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accounts Receivable – Manage the company’s invoicing process to its customers, insure timely billing and collections processing.
  • Revenue Recognition –
    • Analyse contracts with customers, establish and maintain a process to monitor and report revenue according to GAAP. Insure accuracy and timeliness of reporting revenue
    • Manage and reconcile add deferred revenue subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Bookings – Establish a process for monitoring and managing monthly bookings from the various sales sources
  • Payroll – Prepare and process payroll for our client companies
  • Cash Management – Manage the company’s bank activities, prepare cash burn report, insure accuracy of cash reporting
  • Accounts Payable – Manage the company’s expense management process from vendor invoicing, and insure timely payments are made.
  • Equity Management – Insure the proper recording of all equity activity for both common and preferred stock transactions
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures, maintain month end account reconciliations.
  • Financial Reporting –
    • Manage the month end close process, provide monthly Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash flow reports in accordance with GAAP
    • Establish and maintain a journal entry system that provides proper supporting information for all JE’s made to the accounting records
    • Prepare monthly department level reports, coordinate with the various managers a review of their financial information to insure accuracy and spending within plan
  • Budgeting and Planning
    • Assist in the preparation of and monitor the company’s actual performance against the current budget and business plan
    • Insure that the budgets are entered into the accounting system properly to allow ease of reporting
  • Tax filings – Insure timely filing of all regulatory reporting including local, state and federal taxation forms
  • Manage the audit process

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills both written and oral
  • Detail Oriented
  • Analytical
  • 3 years plus of previous accounting manager level experience
  • BA degree preferably in accounting
  • QuickBooks or Peachtree accounting system experience
  • Outstanding PC skills with Word and Excel

A Plus:

  • Previous experience with Credit Card processing for on line sales
  • Previous experience with Sales Force.com
  • Previous experience with on line expense management systems
  • Previous high-tech experience

We offer a very competitive salary, a bonus program that shares in our success and flexible work schedules for both full-time and part-time employees. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: jobs@kranzassoc.com

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Senior Accountant

San Francisco, CA

Senior Accountant

Position:Senior Accountant

Job site: San Francisco, CA

This position is a full time and/or part time working as an employee of Kranz & Associates while providing part time consulting services to our clients. The Senior Accountant position working inside our client companies is an operational and financial staff position that works very closely with the senior management of our clients. In this capacity you will report to the interim CFO/CEO or other client company staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accounts Payable – Receive all incoming invoices, match invoices to Purchase Orders, route for approvals, enter into accounting system, prepare weekly accounts payable listing, identify vendors for payment, insure timely accurate payment of vendor invoices
  • Payroll – Prepare and process payroll for our client companies
  • Cash Management – Assist with bank activities, prepare weekly cash report, prepare cash transfer request, reconcile cash accounts and route checks for signature
  • Accounts Receivable – Receive all incoming checks, prepare weekly cash collections report with aged receivables report; assist with collections when needed
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures, maintain month end account reconciliation
  • Maintain Customer and Vendor Files
  • Assist the finance department in activities as needed
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Support taxation issues
  • Help with the audit process

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills both written and oral
  • Detail Oriented
  • Analytical
  • 4 years plus of previous accounting experience
  • BA degree preferably in accounting
  • QuickBooks or Peachtree accounting system experience
  • Outstanding PC skills with Word and Excel

A Plus:

  • Familiar with Credit Card processing for on line sales
  • Experience with Sales Force.com
  • Experience with on line expense management systems
  • Previous high tech experience (1-2 years)

We offer a very competitive salary, a bonus program that shares in our success and flexible work schedules for both full-time and part-time employees. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: jobs@kranzassoc.com

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VC Fund Accountant

Menlo Park, CA

VC Fund Accountant

Position: VC FUND ACCOUNTANT
Job site: Menlo Park, CA

Located in Menlo Park, an established financial consulting practice is seeking a full-time staff accountant. You will report directly to Controllers and work closely with other professionals of the firm. This is a challenging, hands-on role for someone who is self-motivated and has the ability and desire to work in a multi-tasking environment for various clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare general entries for monthly closing and quarterly and annual financial statements and associated reports
  • Prepare annual audit related files and work with auditors
  • Fund accounts payable
  • Year-end tax form 1099’s
  • Cash management- including day to day activities and monthly reconciliation
  • Assist on capital calls and distributions
  • Assist with SEC compliance related to ownership filings
  • Perform special projects as requested

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with 2-3 years’ experience – CPA preferred
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete projects in a dynamic environment
  • Strong attitude for numbers and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills, and high degree of flexibility
  • Proficiency with multiple software applications preferred (QuickBooks, Peachtree, Excel and Word)

We offer a very competitive salary, a bonus program that shares in our success and flexible work schedules for both full-time and part-time employees. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: jobs@kranzassoc.com

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Senior Manager/Director-Technical Accounting

Bay Area, CA

Senior Manager/Director-Technical Accounting

Position: SENIOR MANAGER/DIRECTOR-TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING
Job site: Bay Area, CA

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have strong technical skills as it applies to:
    • Detailed revenue analysis and revenue recognition
    • Accounting for preferred stock transactions
    • Stock-based compensation arrangements
    • SEC Reporting, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and S-1
    • Drafting and reviewing financial statements and disclosures
    • Identification and application of technical accounting guidance to client situations and the ability to analyze and account in accordance with GAAP
  • Communicate with the client to determine client expectations, scope of services, deadlines and other requirements
  • Ensure work is delivered timely and in accordance with firm quality standards
  • Communicate with key client, acquired company and valuation firm decision makers
  • Provide ad hoc accounting advice as may arise in the course of the engagements or as may be requested, research accounting literature and write technical position papers
  • Interact with clients and auditor as it pertains to the engagement

Requirements:

  • Approximately 7-15 years of work experience, preferably with the majority of experience in public accounting or accounting advisory work CPA license is required
  • Knowledge of technical accounting, including, revenue recognition (ASC 606), software revenue recognition (ASC 985-605), revenue recognition for multiple element arrangements (ASC 605-25), Business combinations (ASC 805) and Stock-based compensation (ASC 718)
  • Knowledge of preferred stock transactions and accounting
  • Experience with private and public companies
  • Experience and familiarity with technology and software industries
  • Experience writing technical accounting position papers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

We offer a very competitive salary, a bonus program that shares in our success and flexible work schedules for both full-time and part-time employees. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: jobs@kranzassoc.com

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Accountant (Multiple Positions)

Bay Area, CA

Accountant (Multiple Positions)

Position: Accountant (Multiple Positions)
Job site: Bay Area, CA

Kranz & Associates Holdings, LLC has multiple Accountant positions in Menlo Park, CA.  Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions.  Perform monthly rolling forecasts, update monthly actuals, consolidate business unit data, analyze variances and create reports.  Review existing financial planning processes and business requirements.  Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments in the areas of U.S. GAAP and the impact it will have on our clients.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and two years of accountant, auditor or financial analyst experience required.  Some experience with Oracle Netsuite, Intuit Quickbooks, V-lookups and Pivot table required.

 

Send resumes to D. Tripiano at 830 Menlo Avenue, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

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