Accounting Manager

In this role, you will work alongside a Browne Consulting Controller to support 4 to 6 clients simultaneously through a combination of remote work and on-site meetings in the Cambridge area and Boston suburbs.

You will become a key part-time member of each client’s fast-growing organization, where you will learn about and understand their business model, all while being the accounting expert and day-to-day point of contact that they will rely on.  Clients will count on you to help develop financial controls and procedures, manage the accounting, finance and HR aspects of fast-growing companies, and supervise junior accounting staff as each company scales from seed stage through Series A and beyond.


The candidate will be a key point of contact for several clients and responsibilities include:

  • Lead small, seed stage clients with guidance and support from Controller.
  • Guide and support Senior Accountants on large, later stage clients.
  • Assist/manage the monthly close and annual reporting process
  • Exposure with preparing investor and board related financial reports and decks
  • Help with budgets, variance analysis, and cash flow forecasts
  • A main lead when working with Audit, Tax, and Valuation firms
  • On board new employees and process payroll
  • Maintain census and employee records, and 401(k) compliance.
  • Support and collaborate with benefits and corporate insurance brokers
  • Involved with A/P responsibilities and processing.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA or Master’s preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • Big 4 or large regional public accounting firm experience required
  • 4+ years of progressive accounting experience required
  • Previous experience working in Life Science or Technology companies desired
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