Accounting Manager

Sense Boston , MA 02108

Posted 3 weeks ago

Sense is seeking a highly focused Accounting Manager who will be responsible for monthly and daily accounting tasks as well as helping to develop the finance department as Sense grows. You will collaborate with our Controller to close the monthly books, analyze contracts in accordance with ASC606, prepare financial reporting, implement an ERP, and develop processes and procedures. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a startup environment where no task is too big or too small and to gain exposure to a wide breadth of accounting and finance responsibilities.


Manage monthly close, including trial balance reconciliations and P&L variance analysis.

Analyze contracts for appropriate revenue recognition in accordance with ASC606.

Monitor and maintain monthly inventory positions and controls.

Research and implement new accounting guidance for GAAP and IFRS.

Assist Controller with drafting annual financial statements.

Coordinate annual financial audit.

Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Build and document appropriate processes and controls.

Assist with ERP implementation.

Ad-hoc projects as required.



2-4 years public accounting experience.

4+ years of overall experience.

Technical accounting background and understanding of US GAAP concepts.

Ability to communicate and effectively work with non-finance staff.

Self-motivated, capable of working independently, problem-solver.

High level of attention to detail.

Strong drive to learn and grow.

Highly Preferred:

Manufacturing experience.

Revenue recognition experience.

Why Sense

Senses mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by making homes smart and more efficient. Our energy data and tools demystify home energy use, empower people to take command of their usage, and enable utilities to build a cleaner and more resilient grid.

Sense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Senses values. We welcome candidates with backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech, and we strive to foster an engaging, respectful and supportive community where everyone feels empowered to do their best work.


  • Be a part of building something that will make a difference in the world.
  • Have a big impact at a VC-backed consumer startup that's doing big things:
    • Best Startups in Cambridge- Tech Tribune
    • "One of the world's top 100 AI companies" - VentureBeat
    • Clean Tech Company of the Year- New England Venture Capital Association
    • 50 on Fire- BostInno
    • Top 100 - Red Herring
    • Best Consumer AI Technology- AI Dev World
    • Global Cleantech 100
  • Work with a small team of experienced entrepreneurs creating revolutionary technology.
  • A wide range of difficult and interesting problems to be solved.
  • Competitive compensation and generous healthcare benefits.
  • Flexible hours and WFH policy.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Remote or local in our Cambridge Central Square office (re-opening March 2021 at the earliest due to COVID-19).
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