Director of Accounting

Orlando, FL
Full Time
Executive and Shared Operations Team

OneRail is one of the top five fastest growing companies in Orlando. As we grow, our need for best-in-class team members also continues to expand. We are excited to be adding multiple career opportunities including a Director, Accounting & Finance. 

As a technology company innovating solutions for multi-modal delivery, OneRail has built and continues to develop/enhance a world-class delivery orchestration platform that connects shippers to an extensive courier ecosystem to automate, optimize and control their entire delivery supply chain, from the demand signal to the proof of delivery.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Accounting will be responsible for the direct management of several key accounting and reporting functions within the organization, including daily accounting functions, month end close, planning/forecasting, and research and analysis. The Director of Accounting will be involved in supporting presentations to the Board of Directors; assisting the CFO with fundraising, treasury and cash management duties. The Director of Accounting will also lead, manage, coach and mentor a team of up to four staff members.

The Director of Accounting will ensure that the organization has the policies, procedures, internal controls, segregation of duties and systems in place to support effective program implementation and to ensure flawless audits. The Director of Accounting will work closely the CFO, senior leadership, and the human resources (HR) and information technology (IT) staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions.

The Director of Accounting will work closely with the CFO to help create and sustain a great workplace within the Finance department for competent, highly motivated, and results-oriented people whose core values and work ethic align with the organization’s high performance and mission-driven culture; and whose skills and experience contribute to achieving the organization’s goals and objectives.

The characteristics of a great workplace that we aspire to create and sustain within the Finance department include: high employee morale, satisfaction, and retention; great customer service and a predisposition to collaborate and cooperate with colleagues; and the ability to achieve high productivity and measurable impact on a sustained basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Daily Revenue and Expense Operations:  Coordinate and supervise billing/Revenue. Payroll and Accounts Payable operations. Oversee the timely and accurate processing of all invoices and other payments while establishing and maintaining the proper policies and procedures.

Accounting and Month End Close: Oversee invoicing and revenue accounting processes for services and other product lines.  Manage the general ledger accounting activities such as Prepaids, Fixed Assets, T&E Expenses, Depreciation and Amortization Schedules, Debt, and various expense accruals.   Review and approve all balance sheet reconciliations related to assigned areas.   Ensure that all required financial data is recorded, reconciled, and disclosed timely and accurately in accordance with GAAP.  Review and approve accounting transactions and maintain general ledger and fiscal records.

Management Reporting: Preparing accurate, comprehensive, timely and user-friendly financial reports and information in support of the organization’s internal and external reporting requirements, including (i) financial budgets, projections and crucial data to facilitate long-term financial planning by the Board and executive management; (ii) monthly budget vs. actual comparison reports, customized financial reports and analysis to enable management to monitor their budgets, make mid-course corrections, facilitate informed decision-making and promote fundraising success; (iii) cash flow forecasts and historical trend reports to help ensure the organization’s obligations are extinguished in a timely manner while maximizing the return on the investment.

Audit and Tax Preparation:  Develop processes and proper accounting controls; prepare for annual audit and coordinate activities with external auditors; prepare and manage quarterly and annual tax filings.

Essential Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

In addition to requiring a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, candidates must possess an active CPA License, or be an active CPA candidate. A Master’s degree in accounting, finance or an MBA is preferred.

Experience in a venture capital backed industry accounting is preferred.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an emerging leader with at least 7+ years of accounting and finance experience, preferably in the venture capital backed sector, ideally beginning his/her career in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting, and reporting financial and accounting information to executive teams and external stakeholders.

At least 7 years of broad d accounting experience (preferably in a venture capital backed organization with a budget of at least $10 million), including hands-on experience with a Marketplace model with SaaS revenue components is highly desired

At least 3 years of people management experience overseeing accounting professionals and staff at all levels; including the ability to leverage strengths of the current finance and accounting staff, clarifying, and enhancing roles and responsibilities and developing and implementing training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals and performance.

Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with and the financial acumen of all levels of staff throughout the organization; and create and promote a positive and supportive work environment consistent with the organization’s culture, values, core competencies and guiding principles.

Must possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, a strong work ethics and an unwavering commitment to the organization’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CFO, the responsibility for finance and accounting and the ability to create and maintain a culture of fiscal stewardship, prudence, fidelity and extraordinary customer service.

Demonstrated experience managing audits and working with external auditors; and managing financial and managerial reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, cash flow, and payroll.

Technology savvy with advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software, preferably QuickBooks, NetSuite, etc.; and advanced knowledge of Microsoft EXCEL, WORD and POWERPOINT.

Also required are strong interpersonal and communication skills, and experience in effectively communicating key data in a user-friendly and concise manner to individuals with varying levels of financial acumen, including presentations to senior management, Board members, Finance and Audit committee members, or other outside partners and key stakeholders.

Personal Skills and Attributes

Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team in a fast paced, demanding and high transaction volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness; ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines. A results-oriented leader with a high energy level; strong work ethic; a self-starter with little supervision required and organized; an excellent presenter with strong verbal and written communication and collaboration skills. Technically proficient in GAAP and IRS regulations governing companies offering Software as a Service (SaaS); an individual with the utmost professional and personal integrity; ability to engage, assess risk, prioritize work, identify issues, and solve problems.



About OneRail

OneRail is an innovative technology startup located in Orlando, Florida. We are a delivery orchestration platform that provides multi-modal delivery automation, optimization, and real-time visibility for enterprise clients, all in one place. OneRail connects shippers to an extensive courier ecosystem to enable same day, parcel, LTL, next day, scheduled, and economy delivery selected through automation and rate shopping across all modes.

All Team Member Benefits

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Health Insurance with generous company contribution (medical, dental, vision)
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • 4% 401K match with immediate vesting of Company match
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Flexible/Open (Uncapped) Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
  • Generous Company-paid Holidays

Onsite Perks

  • Standing desks
  • Recreational and Video games
  • Large breakroom and lounge
  • Stocked kitchen and fridges
  • Cappuccino machine
  • Onsite restaurant and daily food trucks
  • Onsite car detailing
  • Onsite dry cleaning
  • Ample free parking

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