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Controller/Finance Manager

Company: The Port Workspaces
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreThe Port Companies are in the business of helping entrepreneurs succeed. We started out developing coworking spaces, and were now the Bay Areas oldest independent operator, and one of its largest. Since 2012 weve grown to include multiple business incubators, real estate development, ghost kitchens, event venues and a product lab. Were the SBAs manufacturing incubator for Northern California, cofounder of culinary incubator Food Inc, and founder of medtech incubator RNnovations. We designed some of the most distinctive office and event space in Oakland and the largest shared kitchen business in the East Bay. Were a lean, agile, multi-disciplinary team that excels at unlocking the value of overlooked assets, to serve the startup community in creative and highly effective ways.Who Will Love This RoleYoure ready for the next level of your profession. After years of varied experience across financial operations, youre itching to dive into new fields and missions you can actually get excited about. You want to participate directly in startup growth opportunities. You enjoy interacting with entrepreneurs, new challenges and new products. You get satisfaction from improving systems, streamlining processes, and finding new insights. Youre diligent, exacting and focused, but get bored with the same subject matter. Youd rather work with 6 businesses than one, but care about long-term growth with a high-performance team. Youre ready to leverage your skills to help launch businesses, and share in the value they create.What You Will DoYoull take charge of financial administration for three private operating companies (Port Workspaces, Port Labs, and Port Kitchens) as well as -an investment partnership. Youll help set up systems and reporting for programs and projects within our incubators. Duties include payroll, incentive pay calculations, A/P, monthly reconciliations, expense analyses, custom revenue reports, state & local filings, project costing, partner reports and distributions, intercompany transfers & allocations, and cash flow projections. Youll help administer corporate records, new incorporations, banking and related account setups. Youll work directly with the heads of each Port company to continuously improve our systems and reporting, and closely with our CEO, whose background in tech, M&A, fund management, and real estate development offers exposure across disciplines.What Youll LoveA vibrant, friendly, close-knit community of freelancers, startups and small businesses, youll meet people working on something interesting nearly every day.Exposure to multiple fields of business and steady flow of startups.A 3.5-acre oasis-like roof garden, with 6,000 square foot private terrace overlooking Lake Merritt.A steady stream of events, both social and professional.Unofficial: ping pong, pool, pinball, yoga, member lunches, free coffee and beer, slides, outdoor BBQ, giant hammocks, great parties, amazing people and much more.QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree (required)
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (preferred).
  • Five years experience as a finance manager, controller and/or accountant.
  • Technically proficient with GAAP including revenue recognition and cost accounting.
  • Expert in Quickbooks, Excel - pivot table analysis etc.
  • Excel at creating succinct, intuitive reports, analyses and summaries for executive needs.
  • Comfortable learning & managing common financial apps, e.g. Stripe, Gusto.Job Type: Full-timePay: $100,000.00 per yearRemote: -NoCOVID-19 considerations:All -staff are required to show proof of full vaccination. -Powered by JazzHR

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