Accounting Manager, Equinox Media
New York, NY

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Equinox
New York, NY
United States

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Accounting Manager, Equinox Media

Overview

OUR STORY

Equinox Group is a high-growth collective of the world's most influential lifestyle brands, that are disruptive leaders in the convergence of fitness, experiences and community. Its mission is to restlessly seek what is next for maximizing life and boldly grow the lifestyle brands and
experiences that define it. In 2019, Equinox unveiled Equinox Hotels as a true culmination of its lifestyle brand promise, redefining the luxury hospitality experience to be a seamless extension of high-performance living. In addition to the new digital venture, Equinox Group's ecosystem of brands currently includes Equinox, Equinox Hotels, SoulCycle, Precision Run, Blink Fitness, Furthermore, PROJECT by Equinox, E by Equinox, Pure Yoga and Equinox Explore. Its creative vision and strategic growth are led by Executive Chairman and Managing Partner Harvey Spevak.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help establish and manage our growing accounting function. As the first hire dedicated to accounting, the Accounting Manager will be responsible for assisting in all areas of the accounting function and for developing and implementing best practices within the accounting and financial reporting processes. This includes, but is not limited to, managing day-to-day accounting operations, establishing accounting policies and procedures and assisting with implementing new systems that will drive automation and efficiency within the accounting function and enable our accounting team to scale with the business.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on management of daily accounting operations including general accounting and reporting, accounts payable, travel and expense reimbursement, payroll processing, finance systems management, fixed asset, and inventory accounting
  • Prepare and post journal entries and manage general journal processing from various sub-ledgers
  • Own monthly, quarterly and year-end financial close preparing account reconciliations, accruals, and journal entries for various revenue accounts, inventory, cost of goods sold, fixed assets, accounts payable and other operating expenses
  • Prepares daily reconciliations of various bank and credit card accounts and reconcile prepaid accounts, accrued expenses and other critical accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external financial statements and analysis reporting materials for internal and external reporting needs
  • Assist with the development and implementation of internal controls
  • Assist with technical accounting research, documentation of findings and implementation of new policies and procedures
  • Continuously review processes and systems to identify improvement opportunities and streamline various processes
  • Collaborate with various business functions (Marketing, Operations, Customer Service, Technology and Finance) on various initiatives related to business and financial performance

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or related field
  • CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience with Big 4 accounting firm and / or a private company or startup
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage and lead a growing team
  • Highly organized, detail oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP, accounting processes, controls and compliance
  • Experience with various accounting and finance technologies (NetSuite, Zuora, etc.)

Additional Information

Equinox Media is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate unique points of views & experiences across age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability & ethnicity in building the future of our digital business. We aren't just a company; we're a community vested in each other's success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company. We want to inspire a workplace where individuals embrace their differences and similarities, where we are building products and experiences that inspire and improve people's lives.

For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one our website at https://careers.equinox.com/

See what we're up to: https://www.fastcompany.com/90386259/soulcycle-at-home-equinox-announces-streaming-fitness-platform-equipment
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