Accounting Manager at Hive | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Business & Operations

About Hive

Hive is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise AI solutions to power the next wave of intelligent automation. We offer a portfolio of best-in-class deep learning models, built with consensus-validated training data sourced and annotated by our distributed workforce of more than 2 million contributors globally. Hive's APIs enable use cases including automated content moderation, contextual advertising, advertising and sponsorship measurement, document parsing, and more. We process billions of API requests per month for many of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Hive has raised over $120M in capital from leading investors, including General Catalyst, 8VC, Glynn Capital, Jericho Capital, Bain & Company, Visa Ventures, and others. We have over 170 employees globally in our San Francisco and Delhi offices. Please reach out if you are interested in joining the future of AI!

Accounting Manager Role

The Accounting team at Hive is crucial to the financial health and success of the company as it is responsible for all of our financial and operational processes. As our Accounting Manager, you will work closely with our finance and business teams to provide top-notch guidance and expertise in order to maintain efficiency and accuracy within the accounting department. You will manage and perform general accounting functions such as preparing financial reports and analysis, providing audit support, reconciling bank accounts, reviewing and maintaining ledgers, and assisting with payroll. Our ideal candidate will be able to provide transparency on the overall performance of the company and utilize their knowledge to continually implement measures for improvement.


  • Partner with our VP of Finance on accounting functions and operations to create transparency and efficiency within the financial department
  • Responsible for accurate accounting of costs, maintaining accurate and complete documentation
  • Assist with preparing consolidated account schedules and quarterly reporting packages
  • Manage the accounting and analysis of revenue and gross-to-net models
  • Assist in modeling forecasted gross-to-net projections to provide insights
  • Be an essential part of the annual audit and quarterly reviews with external auditors, the accounting team, and executive management
  • Execute month-end close activities including analysis, journal entries, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare, review and provide accurate financial analyses and key performance indicators to the Executive team in a timely manner
  • Assist with payroll process and payroll reporting when needed and per union payroll and prevailing wage requirements
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards to mitigate risks
  • Assist with all local, and federal tax filings and reporting requirements
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation to reduce time to close and improve accuracy of underlying accounting records
  • Assist in ad hoc analysis and projects as required
  • Maintain awareness of industry best practices for data maintenance handling as it relates to your role.
  • Adhere to policies, guidelines and procedures pertaining to the protection of information assets.
  • Report actual or suspected security and/or policy violations/breaches to an appropriate authority.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5-7 years of relevant accounting experience, preferably in a Big 4 accounting firm
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Possess a good sense of financial analysis skills and deep understanding of accounting concepts
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with multiple functional areas in a collaborative, team environment
  • Highly proficient in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Have demonstrated success in a competitive, entrepreneurial environment
  • Highly self-motivated and ambitious in achieving goals
  • A critical thinker who can foresee potential obstacles and consider alternative approaches
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency to respond to and address the needs of the company

Who We Are

We are a group of ambitious individuals who are passionate about creating a revolutionary AI company. At Hive, you will have a steep learning curve and an opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest growing AI start-ups in San Francisco. The work you do here will have a noticeable and direct impact on the development of the company.

Thank you for your interest in Hive and we hope to meet you soon!

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Accounting Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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