Accounting Manager

Job description

Company Overview:

XY Planning Network (XYPN) is the leading organization for fee-for-service financial advisors who want to serve Gen X and Gen Y clients, providing comprehensive financial planning services for a monthly subscription fee without product sales or asset minimums. The Network offers a virtual community for new and established financial advisors who want to serve a younger clientele and provides its members compliance support services, marketing support, business tools and templates, and a wide range of technology solutions.

XYPN was nationally recognized as one of The 346 Best Places to Work in 2019 by Inc. magazine. In addition, we have earned accolades in 2018, 2019, and 2020 as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Montana and in the US by Inc. magazine. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that is reshaping the financial services industry for the better.

Our mission is to “help people live their great lives.” We have the honor of helping tens of thousands of clients achieve their great lives by supporting the financial advisors who guide them in the financial planning process. We also have the privilege of helping over 1,300 financial planning entrepreneurs achieve their great lives by supporting their businesses' start and growth. Finally, we have the pleasure of helping our 80+ team members live their great lives by being a place where they want to come to work, supporting their unique life circumstances, and ultimately making a difference in the world so we can all leave our mark.

About the Position:

XY Planning Network is looking for an Accounting Manager to join our growing Finance Team. This is a full-time position for a self-motivated, hard-working, and detail-oriented individual with a deep appreciation for numbers. Some people dream in color—you dream in numbers, and wake up well-rested! As a superstar manager on XYPN’s Finance Team, you’ll take center stage and be integral in helping manage all the financial aspects of a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. You’ll manage all day-to-day accounting functions, including accounts payable, billing, deposit reconciliation, month-end close processes, and more, all in a good day’s work. This is a unique opportunity for someone who has accounting experience, is looking for real-deal career growth, and would thrive while meaningfully contributing and making a difference on a close-knit team that is excited to add you as an all-star player.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Take the lead and manage new member onboarding and setup of recurring billing subscriptions
  • Ensure monthly membership billing is executed properly and reconcile active subscriptions to our CRM for accuracy and completeness
  • Seal the deal and finalize monthly add-on billing data for each member benefit
  • Reconcile monthly billings to cash receipts
  • Work in harmony with our Member Experience Team to resolve any member billing issues
  • Process monthly employee expense reports and ensure compliance with expense policies and procedures
  • Process accounts payable, ensure proper authorization and account coding, and manage vendor communications
  • Manage and complete monthly and annual closing procedures
  • Masterfully prepare departmental and consolidated monthly financial reports
  • Get in the game and assist with financial projections for all departments and service lines
  • Monitor daily banking activity with an eagle eye and assist with the preparation of cash flow projections
  • Offer a helping hand in the development and implementation of internal accounting controls
  • Generously lend your talents to other major projects (like software transitions)
  • Support the Director of Finance as necessary with other accounting functions

The Deets:

Start Date: Immediately

Status: Full-time (40-45 hours/week)

Location: Bozeman, MT(ability to work virtually until coronavirus restrictions are lifted and we reopen our office)

Direct Reports: No, not currently 

Department: Finance

Reports to: Director of Finance

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary: $70,886/ year
  • All team members at XYPN are owners! We annually contribute an equivalent of 8% of your compensation into our ESOP as part your benefit
  • Unlimited vacation days to maintain work-life harmony (we require that you take a minimum of 3 weeks of vacation per year)
    • 8 paid holidays when the office is closed
    • 401(k) with match; you put in 6% and we put in 4.5%
    • 12 weeks of paid maternity/paternity leave for the birth or adoption of a child
    • Health insurance w/employer contribution
    • Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Accident insurance options
    • Employer paid Life and AD&D insurance
    • Employer paid Long Term Disability coverage
    • $600/year to cover the cost of working with a financial planner, plus up to $500 toward the upfront fee
    • $250/quarter to spend on yourself specific to our core value of “Be Well Being You”
    • $500 donated to a non-profit organization of your choice when you volunteer 40 hours within the calendar year
    • $2,000/year available in Professional Development Funds
    • A sabbatical program that includes a cash bonus and extra time off at 5, 10, and 15 years
    • Subsidized employer-sponsored childcare through our internal child care program
    • $5,000 relocation package available to those moving to Bozeman, MT
    • Company-owned laptop computer provided
    • Please see our Policies and Procedures Manual to learn more about our company and benefit offerings


    What You’ll Bring to the Table:

    • Legally authorized to live and work in US.
    • Details and numbers are among your list of favorite things ever
    • You tackle problems analytically, strategically, and head on
    • You don’t just seek solutions—you tenaciously create them
    • You’re not one to shy away from a challenge; you’re ready to jump in the game and take full responsibility
    • Fast-paced environments don’t intimidate you—they excite you, and you come prepared
    • Your communication skills are unrivaled (perhaps shadowed only by your affinity for numbers)
    • You can work gracefully under tight deadlines without breaking a sweat
    • Excel and GoogleSheets are your friends (you might even go so far as to call them your besties)
    • You have excellent time management and organizational skills with an aptitude for prioritizing and multitasking, making sure you get the right sh!t done at the right time
    • A chameleon has nothing on you—you’re incredibly adaptive and will enjoy working within a rapidly growing team, on a rocketship of an organization
    • You have strong technical skills; this includes the ability to learn new software programs, create and manipulate reports, and perform database maintenance (huge props for experience with G-suite, QuickBooks Online, Concur, Slack, and
    • You shine working independently as well as closely and collaboratively with a team—you’re an all-star player, after all

    What Would Make Us Drool

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or other related program
    • CPA or CPA-candidate
    • 5+ years of experience in private/public accounting
    • Experience (and a passion for) preparing financial statements
    • An appreciation for Smash Mouth

    • Application:
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • Applications will be reviewed as they are received

    XY Planning Network believes that our team members, and the individual identities and experiences of our team members, are our key differentiators. We won't settle for mere acceptance of each other's differences because we maintain that our team is better because of our differences, not in spite of them. As such, our culture celebrates, champions, supports, protects, and thrives on our various and collective identity categories. XYPN is beyond proud to be an equal opportunity employer.