What’s next in the world of social networks?
Empowr is building the world’s first social economy. What’s a social economy? A social economy is taking the best of what you love about your favorite social network and allowing you the opportunity to monetize your time while you’re there. It could be blogging about your passion, selling goods and services or using your expertise to help someone else become successful. We are building a platform that will enable the community to help itself through crowd-sourcing the expertise in the community. We will empower the community to help each other so that everybody wins.
What is empowr looking for?
We are looking for an experienced Assistant Controller or Senior Staff Accountant to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.
This Assistant Controller or Senior Staff Accountant must have experience working within a small company (under 50 employees). Experience working within a bootstrapped startup is strongly preferred.
Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, Cost Accounting, and Revenue Recognition Responsible for Bi-Monthly payroll using ADP Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements Support month-end and year-end close process Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Proven working experience as an Assistant Controller or Senior Staff Accountant 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience Advanced degree in Accounting Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures Experience with creating financial statements Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
Why should I join empowr?
There are several reasons you may want to join our team… Maybe you want to be a part of a team that’s going to create a game changing social economy? Maybe you want to help build a social economy with the potential to touch and help billions of users across the globe? Maybe you want to help shape the product and company as we scale and grow? Maybe you want to work with a world-class leadership team, specialists across technology, design, program, and strategy who have unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the social networking domain? If those reasons don’t make you want to join the team then this probably isn’t the place for you but if those excite you and want even more incentive to join, here are a few…
Our kitchen is always full of complimentary snacks including fresh fruit and vegetables, granola/protein bars, mixed nuts, chips, cookies etc. The fridge is stocked with a variety of sodas, energy drinks, flavored waters, almond milk and more.
We provide complimentary lunch every day to all our employees. Breakfast burritos, donuts and bagels are provided on special occasions as well.
All our employees receive 5 weeks paid vacation . Monthly team activities such as sailing, bowling, a trip to Big Bear Mountain and our annual team trip to Catalina Island for the empowr Olympic games.
We have a dog friendly office!
Equity! We have no venture capitalists calling the shots, all the equity goes to our employees.
Where are you located?
Our office is located in the Little Italy area of downtown San Diego. If you’re a great candidate but do not live in San Diego, we are happy to assist with relocation.