Accounting Manager

| Seattle | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $125,550-$183,825 Annually
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First Mode develops and manufactures decarbonization solutions for heavy industry partners dedicated to the clean energy future — for people and planet.

Our team is creative and passionate, with a range of experiences and capabilities. If you want to create a cleaner, more sustainable world, we'd love your help.

First Mode is seeking an Accounting Manager who will be responsible for the ​key accounting operations processes such as accounts payable and receivable, fixed assets, leases, inventory, and other asset / liability accounts.  Contribute to finance projects to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the finance function

Position Responsibilities

Management of Accounts Payable and Receivable

  • Day to day management of the accounts payable team for all entities.
  • Responsible for month and year end close of the payable and receivable subledgers.
  • Ensure monthly customer billings are prepare in accordance with contracts, reviewed by appropriate personnel and timely submission to customer.

Account reconciliations

  • Day to day management of the general ledger including monthly reconciliation for all legal entity balance sheet accounts.
  • Research reconciling differences and propose adjustments and corrective action as necessary.
  • Assist with tax compliance and audit (internal and external) requirements.

Safeguarding of Fixed Assets

  • Management of fixed asset listing including additions, retirements, and monthly depreciation calculation.
  • Assist with implementation of fixed asset module in company ERP.
  • Reconcile existing fixed asset ledger with a physical inventory.
  • Contribute to design of companywide process for tagging and tracking new assets.

Inventory valuation and cost analysis

  • Participate in the integration of the new manufacturing sub-ledger (PLEX) to the accounting system (Sage)
  • Analyze and explain variances in the purchase price (PPV) account, working with key stakeholders to understand standard costs used.
  • Support the continuous improvement of inventory management and controls implementation processes.

Basic Qualifications

  • Certified public accountant or equivalent with post qualification experience.
  • Experience in global business and multiple legal entity environment.
  • Familiarity with applicable local compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • 4-5 years of experience in relevant roles, transactional or closing process.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – comfortable working with people at different levels in the organization.

Additional Requirements

  • Comfortable with business travel to various local and global destinations


  • This position will be located at First Mode’s headquarters in Seattle, WA and will be required to work in office >60% of working hours

Total Rewards

Base Salary Range: 

      Accounting Manager I: $125,550 - $145,125

      Accounting Manager II:  $159,030 - $183,825

Benefits & Perks

  • Annual bonus incentive
  • Equity-based awards
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401(k) retirement account with a 3% employer contribution from the start of employment
  • Flexible PTO with 12 weeks of supplementary paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits (parking & public transportation)
  • A culture that encourages professional growth with learning and development reimbursements
  • Open and collaborative workspace with free office snacks and lunches
  • Hybrid work model



First Mode is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with First Mode is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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542 1st Ave S Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98104

What are First Mode Perks + Benefits

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Paid industry certifications

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