Wayfair Careers

Accounting Manager

Boston, MA

Job Description

Wayfair’s Finance group is looking for an Accounting Manager to join our team! This role will reside on the financial reporting team within the Wayfair Finance Department and manage the Accounts Payable process. This is a fast scaling position and will be able to offer a lot of career progression at a growing public company.

The financial reporting team is responsible for the preparation of our financial statements and ensures they are in compliance with GAAP. Members of this team work closely with various other teams and departments to properly report the consolidated balance sheets and income statement to management monthly as well as public filings quarterly and annually.



  • Leads the team in problem solving, troubleshooting and process improvement efforts, collaborating with other teams and key stakeholders as necessary;
  • Manage team of analysts as well as offshore resources through, direction, and ongoing communication, matching capabilities with work assignments
  • Exclusively manages month-end accrual process including TV advertising and direct mail.
  • Maintain/Improve processes surrounding procurement and payment process
  • Become expert in homegrown purchase ordering system. Improve process and reporting in purchase ordering system
  • Expedite vendor flow of invoices and ensure missing invoices are properly accounted for.
  • Work with members of our engineering team to maintain the integrity of internally developed tools.  Ensure it is adhering to internal control policies, while also functioning properly for end users
  • Perform special projects as needed.




  • Bachelor’s degree; Accounting required. CPA preferred.
  • Mix of public accounting and industry experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Energetic, proactive, and able to multi-task and thrive in a high energy and fast paced environment.
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Netsuite a plus!
Requisition ID: 24387