Finance and Accounting Manager - Bozeman

  • commonFont
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Apr 29, 2024
Full time Account Management Accounting Finance

Job Description


The Finance & Accounting Manager is a key leader at commonFont who is responsible for the management, completion, and ongoing improvement of a wide breadth of financial business processes, in partnership and collaboration with stakeholders across the business. While the details below describe responsibilities for the role, how you complete your responsibilities is also critically important to drive successful outcomes. Your responsibilities require detail-orientation, high standards for accuracy, timeliness, responsiveness, and outcomes, appreciation for controls and governance, capabilities to leverage diverse technologies and drive efficiencies, and a desire to not only execute but also uplevel our processes, systems, and reporting. 

  • Responsible for the financial accounting and reporting for the organization, insuring proper documentation, accurate, timely bookkeeping, and preparation of company financials that enable commonFont to make sound business decisions and achieve financial success 
  • Responsible for payroll administration to ensure successful, regular payment of commonFont teammates 
  • Responsible for the control and management of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable for the company, promoting ease, efficiencies, problem resolution, and strong receivables and controlled payables
  • Contribute to retirement plan management, including the accurate administration of commonFont’s 401(k) employee match benefit
  • Oversee tax compliance in partnership with our external accounting firm, and apply understanding to optimize business decisions 
  • Lead cash flow management to outcomes that are efficient, optimize returns, and leave appropriate operating cash
  • Financial Forecasting & Planning enables the creation and management of thoughtful plans, budgets, and financial forecasts to drive decisions for managing the business
  • Strong leadership upholds excellence in our Finance & Accounting function and helps other commonFont leaders to understand and apply financial knowledge to inform sound business decisions

You are a passionate, curious, and versatile professional with a commitment to achieving exceptional results in a fast-paced, evolving, and high-performance environment. You set high standards for yourself, go deep to solve problems, and are entrepreneurial, self-directed, and driven to make an impact. You build trust and credibility through your alignment with commonFont values, commitment to service leadership and collective success, and demonstrated ability to advance a high performance environment and team that helps our organization win. 

  • Academic degree or commensurate professional experience and training in Accounting, Finance, or a related field 
  • 7-10+ years professional experience, including experience holding Accounting responsibilities that are relevant to the Finance & Accounting Manager role; prior responsibility for the preparation, quality, and content of financial data
  • Highest standards - with demonstrated experience - for trust, integrity, and handling of sensitive and business critical information
  • Demonstrated experience in Finance Management, including modeling and analytics
  • Strong perspectives, developed through experience, on managing with strong financial controls 
  • Knowledge of accounting and reporting software, primarily Quickbooks; experience working with and quickly learning new systems
  • Experience wearing several hats with agility, flexibility, and focus on achieving results; aspirations to grow your career and responsibilities as commonFont grows 
  • Excellent communicator, with the ability to explain financial transactions in ways that are understood and help managers apply learnings
  • Strong spirit of service; you demonstrate the desire to go the extra mile to support team success
  • Flourish working in a “startup” environment. Take initiative in the absence of guidance. Demonstrated ability to assess situations and act, including when faced with imperfect information or ambiguity.
  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally in a way that demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness
  • Lifetime learner seeking to expand abilities to engage with different business challenges
  • Engage others with empathy, service-orientation, and a focus on company success. Passion for living commonFont values and developing and growing those values in others in our team.