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Senior Accountant


United States

Job Description

Who We Are
At Framework, we believe the time has come for products that are designed to last. Founded in San Francisco in 2019, our mission is to remake Consumer Electronics to respect people and the planet.
We've started with two award-winning products, the Framework Laptop 13 and 16. Our laptops are thin, light, high-performance notebooks that can be upgraded, customized, and repaired in ways that no other notebook can. Alongside this, we've launched the Framework Marketplace to enable an ecosystem of parts and modules. We've seen a fantastic reception to both of our laptops from customers and reviewers from outlets like Linus Tech Tips, Ars Technica, and multiple Wirecutter reviews (including a recommendation among the best Windows Ultrabooks of 2024), along with making TIME's Best Inventions lists in 2021 and 2023. As a company, we were #35 on Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2022.
We come from successful consumer electronics startups including the founding team of Oculus, and have closed multiple rounds of funding to fuel our roadmap. Even better (and maybe unusually for an early stage startup), we're in a financially healthy position going forward off of our product revenue. We care deeply about building a diverse and inclusive team, and we hope you do too!
We are looking for a talented Senior Accountant to join our fast-growing team. If you are an experienced Accountant with a background in manufacturing, supply chain, or e-commerce, and you have a strong interest in making a difference in the consumer electronics industry – this is a great opportunity to join a fantastic mission-driven team. If you’re not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but are up for the challenge - we want to you to apply.
This role is a full-time remote position based in the US or Canada. If you’re local to the San Francisco area, we spend one day a week together in person at our headquarters. No travel is required unless we have on-site in-person meetings.

What You'll Do

  • Oversee month-end closing processes and lead preparation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements with support from external accounting firms.
  • Manage Chart of Accounts (COA) and conduct analysis of all financial statements, providing recommendations for accounting performance improvement.
  • Reconcile Finished Goods (FG) and spare part inventories, and the relevant General Ledger (GL) accounts.
  • Conduct regular balance sheet reviews with the Head of Finance.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local requirements, and develop standard operating procedures for accounting policies to support global rollout.
  • Enhance Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process, including designing approval flows, control and audit procedures for Purchase Order (PO) changes, and monitoring and improving on-time payment metrics.
  • Collaborate with external tax teams for tax compliance, state business registration, contract review, and tax filing.
  • Perform cost accounting of material and production expenses, cost of sales, warranty provisions, annual inventory adjustments, and related activities.
  • Support payroll, banking, financial planning, and customer onboarding activities.

What You Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience as an accountant or lead accountant.
  • CPA/CMA or relevant qualification.
  • Proficiency in applicable practices, procedures, policies, regulations, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is a plus.
  • Experience with NetSuite, Oracle, or other ERP systems.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with good analytical skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-demanding, fast-paced environment, providing cross-functional support.
  • Working knowledge of profit tax filing and tax compliance at state and federal levels.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to supervise junior accountants.

What's Nice to Have

  • Passion for environmentalism and/or DIY.
  • Experience in bootstrapping accounting and finance at a startup or Fortune 500 company, with knowledge of best practices.
  • Experience with international cross-border corporate taxation.
  • Familiarity with Value-Added Tax (VAT) and sales taxes in different regions.
  • Experience working remotely as part of a distributed team.

What You'll Love

  • Competitive salary, equity, and health benefits
  • Flexible work hours and locations, including every other Friday off!
  • 401K with matching for US employees
  • The chance to be an early member of Framework's team and to shape our strategic direction of finance at an early-stage startup
  • The chance to work at a startup that is making a positive social and environmental impact
Equal OpportunityWe commit ourselves to the principles of equal employment and a diverse work environment. With inclusion being one of our core values at Framework, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We will consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.
We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process, please let us know by reaching out to [email protected].

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Apr 2, 2024


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