Posted 14 Nov 2023, 11:00 am

Accounting Manager at Carbon Direct

Join us on the journey to get to net zero
At Carbon Direct, we dedicate our scientific, software, and business expertise to empower organizations around the world to take climate action.
Our Mission
Enable organizations to reduce, remove, and utilize their emissions with carbon science
We are a purpose-driven carbon management firm dedicated to helping organizations around the world reach their climate goals. We make carbon science accessible and actionable with our end-to-end platform.
Global citizens with global impact
Whether a scientist, developer, or carbon markets expert, we are united by our mission to take climate action now. We are experts in our fields and we act with confidence. Located across 4 countries and 10+ states in the U.S., we offer both remote-friendly work options and dynamic, in-person experiences with offices located in Seattle, WA and Oakland, CA.
Diverse backgrounds bring diverse perspectives
We recognize that teams with diverse backgrounds and different experiences are powerful. Bringing together a variety of perspectives only enhances how we can effectively address the climate crisis. Together, we are creating an environment where everyone is celebrated and anyone can succeed.


We are looking for a flexible, dynamic Accounting Manager to manage accounting operations and processes across Carbon Direct Inc.  A successful candidate combines solid analytical skills with a deep knowledge of accounting principles to prepare and analyze financial reports.  You are detail-oriented, skilled at building processes across our fast-growing company, and able to collaborate effectively with team members across departments.  You will report to our VP of Finance.  Although a background in climate work is a plus but not a prerequisite, a passion for solving climate problems is required.


  • Own accounting activities and policies, including key areas such as revenue recognition
  • Manage outsourced accounting team and any future accounting hires
  • Serve as the main point of contact for financial audits and tax returns
  • Collaborate closely with the VP of Finance on financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and cash management
  • Run monthly and quarterly financial close processes
  • Manage A/R, A/P, payroll accounting, and intercompany accounting
  • Refine accounting infrastructure and systems (e.g., QuickBooks,, Rippling, Carta, HubSpot) for a growing organization 
  • Comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve processes and infrastructure


  • Experience in an accounting, auditing, or finance role, including management and supervisory experience. Experience working for a fast-growing, entrepreneurial organization is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar certification preferred, with knowledge of GAAP and key areas such as revenue recognition, lease accounting, and software capitalization essential.  Prior experience supporting third-party audits is preferred. 
  • Proven analytical abilities, well-developed communication and organizational skills, and keen attention to detail are vital.



While we love our work, our lives aren’t defined by it. At Carbon Direct, we offer a robust benefits package that considers the whole person, their partners, and their families – and we’re always looking to improve.
Our U.S. benefits* include:
  • Comprehensive nationwide medical, dental, and vision coverage. See a preview of our coverage here.
  • Time off as needed: Flexible vacation policy and ten company-wide holidays, plus annual winter break between Christmas and New Year's
  • 16 weeks of fully paid parental and family leave with no tenure requirement
  • Remote-friendly work culture with annual company-wide retreats
  • Reimbursement for your work-from-home setup and monthly work-from-home stipend
*Please note that the benefits described apply to U.S.-based employees only. For our international employees, our benefits package varies by each country and its statutory requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Carbon Direct is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. We adhere rigorously to our equal employment opportunity policies in connection with all employment decisions, including hiring, compensation and promotion.

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