ABOUT NEWLAB

Newlab is a community of experts and innovators applying transformative technology to solve the world’s biggest challenges. Newlab membership and studios bring together entrepreneurs, engineers, inventors, and industry leaders to create sustainable solutions and enterprises. Newlab employs technologies, including robotics, A.I., and material science, to transform what matters most—health, environment, media, cities, and infrastructure.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the COO, this position will lead and drive Newlab’s global accounting functions and reporting framework in its entirety while we continue to expand. 

The ideal candidate is someone who inspires a high-performing accounting team, but can also embrace ambiguity and loves solving problems. You will play a critical role in ensuring we continue building a world-class accounting function while partnering across the business to ensure our systems and processes are running smoothly. Our goal is to be scalable as we push towards best-in-class operations.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, support, and develop the accounting team while driving efficiency & automation to keep up with the demands of Newlab’s growing business
  • Manage all accounting operations including A/P, GL, payroll, and Revenue Recognition
  • Oversee and own the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and preparation of financial statements in compliance with U.S. GAAP
  • Deliver accurate and timely results reporting to management, shareholders, regulators, and the Board of Directors
  • Lead relationships with external auditors, accounting/tax advisors, and internal controls
  • Manage technical accounting questions and updates
  • Provide support for the annual budgeting and planning process
  • Work with the strategic finance team on monthly forecast against budget including cash flow projections
  • Ensure that Newlab is prepared for audits and serve as lead to the annual audit process
  • Review existing systems and lead the implementation of any accounting / ERP system
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Support Newlab’s operations and strategic finance teams by ensuring that financial operations are executed quickly and smoothly

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

  • Minimum 7 years of experience with a mix of public accounting and public or private company experience
  • CPA preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Suite
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and reporting requirements
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal, able to communicate complex concepts and risk factors to stakeholders and influence decision making
  • Experienced business partner, skilled in building trust and inspiring others while ramping in a new business and role
  • Excellent knowledge in assessing, developing, and implementing internal controls
  • Excitement around navigating a hyper-growth, rapidly changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Newlab equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • Professional development stipend

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]