Careers at Thought Industries

Accounting Manager (Boston, MA)


Thought Industries is looking for an Accounting Manager to help build the accounting core of a rapidly growing SaaS company. This role is responsible for leading the accounting function and for owning, improving, and building critical processes and infrastructure for the accounting function. Day to day responsibilities will include overseeing the bookkeeping team, preparing and supervising the monthly close, and managing revenue recognition and overall GAAP accrual methodologies.

Reporting directly to the VP of Finance and Operations, this person will work intimately with the senior leadership team and play a significant role in maturing the internal and external management reporting capabilities at TI.


  • Manage the month end year and close process in Quickbooks Online, ensuring timely and accurate presentation of financials to the senior management team and Board of Directors.
  • Help support new expansion into Ireland, working directly with accounting partners over there to establish an entity and ensure proper consolidation of financials.
  • Oversee and improve on-going revenue recognition processes.
  • Manage and optimize the day-to-day operations of accounting team, responsible for AP, AR, HR, and payroll.
  • Manage all income and sales tax activities, working directly with third-party firm to ensure timely and accurate filing.
  • Work directly with the VP of Finance and Operations to help manage cash flows.
  • Engage with senior management on budget distribution help build more robust budget management processes.
  • Take ownership to enhance overall accrual accounting methodologies and processes
  • Run the annual audit process, acting as the key point of contact with the auditor.
  • Support vendor management processes as necessary.

Candidates should have extensive accounting and analytical skills, be extremely well organized, and have strong communication skills. This role is positioned for growth into a Controller position, so maturity and ability to engage constructively with senior management is essential. Strong candidates must have the ability to adapt quickly to the evolving needs of a high-growth SaaS business and create pragmatic and innovative solutions to complex business problems.

Required qualifications and skills:

  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Degree in accounting or finance and/or technical accounting certification
  • Direct experience managing accounting teams and functions is a plus
  • Internal operational experience, especially at a SaaS company a plus
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Quickbooks; experience with Salesforce beneficial

If you meet the above requirements, please email your resume to

The Thought Industries Team