Accounting Manager at LiquidPlanner

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Based in Seattle, Washington, LiquidPlanner is a 40-employee software company offering tools and service to enable project, portfolio and resource management solutions.  We are looking for an accounting and finance professional to provide functional expertise in support of our business and as a key member of our team. 

This role will oversee all accounting processes and related company practices.  It is accountable for daily execution of all activity requiring expenditure or collection of company funds and is responsible for production of the period close process, analytics and reporting.  The role works in partnership with our private equity company to prepare and produce financial documents and board meeting materials.  The job is multi-faceted and broad-based, contributing as a member of the general and administrative team to office management duties and overall care of our team to deliver and sustain the very best work environment and experience possible.

This role reports to our VP of Operations and works in close partnership with our team members responsible for Human Resources and Business Systems.  The role is supported by a recently engaged contract basis Sr. Accounting professional on site one to two days per week.


Specific areas of contribution:

  • Guides and refines accounting processes by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures for efficiency and controls
  • Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions
  • Coordinates and supports annual external audit, following up to address items identified that need remediation
  • Oversees regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance
  • Execution of accounts payables and receivables
  • Execution of bi-weekly payroll
  • Period consolidation and close reporting and analysis
  • Financial statement preparation and production
  • Management of tools & vendors relevant to accounting & finance operations
  • Financial analysis and trending reflected in dashboards created and produced
  • Support with development and production of SaaS metrics 

Desired skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree - Accounting, finance or related field preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in GAAP accounting
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills plus impeccable ethics and integrity
  • Familiar with standard practices and procedures of a SaaS based subscription business
  • Competent accounting system and software user including working knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, ADP and familiarity with Salesforce and billing tools
  • Aptitude for numbers - quantitative skills, accuracy and attention to detail is paramount
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Premiere ProDesign
    • LiquidPlannerManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • MarketoLead Gen


Our office is located in Eastlake (in Seattle) with multiple restaurants + bars. We overlook Lake Union and have great views of the Space Needle!

An Insider's view of LiquidPlanner

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

In addition to the people, the work-life balance is one of my favorite things about LiquidPlanner. We have a generous PTO program, and lots of fun events (Escape Room!) and happy hours. We work hard to help you plan better, but have fun too!


Customer Success Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

I love projects that bring our customers joy! I get to spend my workdays helping our users get the most out of their experience using LiquidPlanner. I also have the opportunity to facilitate training sessions for our customers; I can’t put into words how fulfilling it is to be a part of a user’s “a-ha!” moment when everything comes together!


Customer Support Lead

How does the company support your career growth?

Throughout my time at LiquidPlanner I have been able to attend conferences and professional development classes to elevate my skill set to help me be better at my job!


Marketing Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe that creativity flows naturally when team members have autonomy in their role and are inspired by both their work and the greater vision of the company. It starts by shaping an environment that enables people to do their best work by encouraging different thinking and embracing that failure is okay as long as we learn from it!


Vice President, Product

What makes someone successful on your team?

Collaboration and communication are strongly encouraged amongst one-another at LiquidPlanner. Asking questions, having a hunger to learn, offering advice, and working together to solve problems leads to success not only as an individual, but as a team.


Software Engineer

What are LiquidPlanner Perks + Benefits

LiquidPlanner Benefits Overview

LiquidPlanner gives teams a better way to plan and execute work. More that 2,000 technology, development, and manufacturing teams use our online project management solution to get more done. LiquidPlanner offers predictive, resource-based scheduling technology that accounts for priorities, resources, and uncertainty, allowing teams to focus on the right work at the right time and make informed decisions. Founded in 2007, LiquidPlanner is privately held and headquartered in Seattle, Washington. For more information about our award-winning technology, visit For company news and updates, visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Volunteer in local community
LiquidPlanner plans quarterly volunteer events for the company. We also offer a paid Volunteer Day on top of our volunteers events.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
We host a weekly lunch for the company from local restaurants. LiquidPlanner has it's own lunch area where teams gather for lunch every week. Some teams also have team outings (breakfasts, etc.)
Intracompany committees
Committees we have are: Fun Committee Volunteer Committee
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
We have a gym in our building that employees can become members at
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
6 weeks of PTO (4 weeks + week of Christmas Eve - New Years off, week of 4th of July off)
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
We fun a yearly wellness account for employees to use towards fitness and wellness
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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