The Jobs

We are a growing firm, serving an exciting startup community. We are always looking for sharp and energetic individuals to join our team. Send us a note and a resume at jobs@keatingconsulting.com. We'd love to talk.

Here's what we're looking for currently:

Senior Financial Analyst
Controller
Senior Accountant
Staff Accountant
HR Generalist

Senior Financial Analyst


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports
  • Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, menu pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis
  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ year experience in Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA preferred
  • Proven understanding of GAAP in constructing financial reports
  • Strong leadership skills required
  • Excellent verbal and writing abilities
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Access and Lawson skills desirable
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated.
  • Highly detail oriented; ability to meet deadlines and effective problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

Controller


ROLE AND DUTIES:

  • Establish, monitor and enforce a comprehensive set of internal controls, establish policies and procedures around accounting and financial related issues
  • Establish GAAP accounting standards and procedures
  • Prepare various monthly and annual corporate financial reports for clients including consolidated financial statements, income statements, balance sheet statements, cash-flow statements, etc.
  • Help oversee external audits of client accounting books as required by board or bank mandates and maintain due diligence ready records
  • Ensure that financial reports comply with GAAP and established accounting standards and procedures

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics required
  • Five years of experience as a Senior Accountant or two years as a Controller
  • Strong experience in cost/inventory accounting and revenue recognition and/or SAAS accounting and revenue recognition
  • Experience of accounting for consolidations and other business combinations
  • Experience with international and multi-currency accounting
  • Experience working with startups or smaller companies
  • Must be comfortable working in fast-paced, changing environments - this role will have 5-10 clients at any given time, depending on the size of the client.
  • Comprehensive experience on supporting external and internal audit, due diligence, as well as income tax return matters.

PREFERRED:

  • CPA or CPA training
  • Consulting Experience
  • Experience in purchase accounting

Work will be done primarily in our San Mateo office with occasional client visits to various San Francisco Bay Area locations.


Senior Accountant


We’re looking for strong Full-Time Senior Accountants with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you would like to accelerate your career development by gaining experience in multiple industries using multiple platforms we would love to have you on our team! Come help the exciting start ups scale from the ground level and up.

Position requirements:

  • Deep understanding of GAAP accounting (SaaS business model experience
    and/or inventory experience preferred)
  • Ability to run month end close process
  • Full AR and AP processing knowledge
  • GL Entry
  • Payroll processing
  • Month and Year End Financial Close
  • Experience on audit, and income tax filing
  • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations
  • Strong Writing and Communication Skills
  • Ability to work alone and in teams
  • Excellent multitasking skills in a fast paced environment

Clients are located throughout the Bay Area: East Bay, South Bay, Peninsula and San Francisco. Must be willing and able to travel to these locations.

QuickBooks, Xero, Netsuite, Intaact, Bill.com, Expensify Skills preferred

Experience Needed: 3-5+ years relevant accounting experience; technology industry experience preferred


Staff Accountant


We’re looking for well organized and thorough Staff Accountants with an eagerness to learn and grow. If you would like to accelerate your career development by gaining experience in multiple industries using multiple platforms we would love to have you on our team! Join us help exciting startups scale from the ground level and up.

The position requires:

  • AR and AP processing experience/Cash Reconciliations
  • Basic Accounting Knowledge (structure of financial statements, journal
    entries, debits/credits etc)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Excel and other MS Office Skills
  • Ability to work alone and in teams
  • Proactive in taking on responsibility with a can-do attitude
  • Organized with the ability to prioritize on tasks

Clients are located throughout the Bay Area: East Bay, South Bay, Peninsula and San Francisco. Must be willing and able to travel to these locations up to one or two days a week.

QuickBooks, Xero, Netsuite, Intaact, Bill.com, Expensify Skills preferred

Education: BA/BS in Accounting or Business preferred


HR Generalist


Are you passionate about your work? Are you good at helping others? Do you have strong organizational skills and can multi-task? Do you like to help companies grow? Then we want you!

We are in search of an HR Generalist with an entrepreneurial approach to their craft. This position will provide HR and recruiting support to our clients. It’s a great opportunity for someone with a two or three years of experience who is looking for a new set of challenges.

The position, based out of our office in San Mateo, will work with our clients (located in the greater San Francisco Bay Area) and be a member of our team. Ideal candidates are professional, have great interpersonal and project management skills and have the ability to work in a fast paced, consulting environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruiting: work with hiring managers to help shape duties/roles and write job descriptions, candidate sourcing, conduct effective prescreens and interviews, give valuable input into selecting the best candidate for hire
  • Payroll: process payroll (ADP, gusto, paychex, Paylocity, etc), maintain records in the HRIS system including deductions/direct deposits/employee changes.
  • Benefits: Maintain insurance benefits packages for team members.
  • Onboarding: Serve as the liaison for integrating new hires into the organization and their new position.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  • Administer HR policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of Human Resource experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Recruiting and payroll experience required
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of city, state and federal regulations
  • Willing to travel in the SF Bay Area to visit client sites
  • Self starter and able to work independent of direct supervision

We are a fast growing professional services firm located in San Mateo, providing back office support (accounting, HR and finance) to venture-backed, technology start-up companies throughout the Bay Area. If you are looking for an opportunity to work with various industries and companies on the cutting edge of technology and business, get in touch!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract