Accounting Manager

Posted Date: January 30, 2019

About the Company

Meow Wolf is an art collective and production company creating and operating immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages to fantastical realms of storytelling.

Founded in 2008 by a small group of artists, writers, musicians, and makers looking to create an egalitarian space for artistic expression, Meow Wolf’s first exhibits were created in warehouses on shoestring budgets. Since then Meow Wolf has created 25 exhibitions throughout the United States working with hundreds of artists.

Job Description

Meow Wolf is seeking an experienced Finance Leader to support Meow Wolf LLC and Meow Wolf Inc to include daily support for all functions of accounting, staff training, team development, company culture and a progressive, changing work environment. Applicants should be highly skilled in relationship management, emotional intelligence and decision making.

The Accounting Manager utilizes thorough knowledge of accounting; thorough knowledge of budgeting and generally accepted accounting principles; ability to maintain technical competence in accounting, fixed asset activity, tax matters and emerging industry innovations; and ability to direct and coordinate accounting functions to carry out day to day operations in a start-up environment.

The successful candidate will have the skills to effectively manage a small accounting staff, including ability to train, motivate, evaluate, mentor and direct employees to achieve desired results; ability to maintain excellent relations with staff; ability to maintain staff and company confidentiality at all times; ability to manage by example; exceptional oral and written communication skills to achieve results beneficial to the company; and ability to create, implement and monitor department and staff goals, strategies and policies.

Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; and maintain confidentiality of company information and pertinent data.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years progressive accounting experience in a related industry
  • Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field

System Skills

Dynamics Great Plains, Expensify, JPM Credit Cards, Square Up POS, Microsoft Office

Job Responsibilities

  • Overall management of the accounting staff, including training and development/coverage of open positions
  • Income statement preparation and variance analysis
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Tax payments
  • Strategic planning/budgeting/forecasting
  • Safeguarding all assets and compliance with internal controls and procedures

Time Commitment

Full Time

Location

Business Unit

Benefits

Full-time employees receive the following benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Free gym membership (Santa Fe only)
  • 2 classes per semester at Santa Fe Community College
  • As a rapidly growing company, our benefits will be expanding and a more comprehensive package is soon to follow.

This is an opportunity to become a part of a dynamic and collaborative culture, a beacon of creativity and community in the global economy. Meow Wolf employees are given the space to be expressive, creative and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.