Staff Accountant

LaunchHouse - Highland Heights, OH (30+ days ago)

Who we are looking for:

We’re looking for an organized self-starter with a strong accounting and finance background.As our Keeper of the Finances, you’ll be focused on managing the day-to-day finances of LaunchHouse, Pure Foods, Mensch Capital and additional business that may be acquired under the Pure Foods Family.You must be passionate about entrepreneurship, comfortable with no two days being the same, and have strong communication skills.This job is perfect for someone looking to break free of the corporate world, and lend their expertise to exciting, growing startups.

Who we are:

Our Keeper of the Finances (Staff Accountant) will technically be working with several entities. These entities share some of the same founders, and are all a part of the tight-knit LaunchHouse community.

LaunchHouse is a coworking community where businesses and people come to grow. We are entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, solopreneurs, designers, consultantand anyone who doesn’t fit into a neat corporate box.LaunchHouse is the place for people to engage with and learn from one another while developing their businesses.

Pure Foods Company focuses on growth stage food brands that are founded on whole, healthy ingredients. Products from our brands are sold through retailers like Heinen’s, Giant Eagle, Market District, Whole Foods, Target and other nationally recognized outlets.

Mensch Capital acquires the rights to intellectual property and formulates and implements monetization strategies to maximize the value of its assets. We use a combination of proven methods including licensing, commercializing and/or selling the patent. Each strategy is based upon the specific patent and markets. Simply, we work for the strongest possible return for both the firm and those that deserve it most – the minds behind the intellectual property.


  • Bookkeeping
  • Manage Accounts Payable
  • Enter all invoices into QuickBooks
  • Issue payments to vendors upon approval
  • Manage vendor account records
  • Respond to vendor inquiries in a timely manner
  • 1099 maintenance; obtain W-9s for new vendors
  • Manage Accounts Receivable
  • Ensure accurate invoicing each month
  • Manage customer account records
  • Follow up on past due invoices, expired credit cards, or failed ACH transactions
  • Manage customer account records
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Month End
  • Reconcile credit card & bank statements
  • Collect and file all invoices, credit card receipts and other records
  • Uncover and resolve any accounting issues or discrepancies
  • Reporting
  • Financial Reports
  • Issue monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports to CEO
  • Assist in writing quarterly shareholder letters
  • Analyze financial reports and identify financial opportunities and threats to the business; communicate these with leadership team
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Work with leadership team to create financial forecast
  • Establish budgets, and provide weekly budget updates and insight to leadership team
  • Predict and manage cash flow
  • Inventory Management
  • Manage all aspect of inventory
  • Taxes
  • Work with CPAs to provide all financial information needed for their yearly tax prep
  • Collect K-1s from portfolio companies
  • File 1099s
  • Promptly respond to any IRS notices
  • Other
  • Human Resources
  • Assist in onboarding of new hires
  • Work with our payroll provider to manage employee payroll & benefits
  • Submit monthly payroll on time
  • Office Administration
  • Assist in general office administration when necessary
  • Analyze Opportunities
  • Assist CEO in identifying and analyzing new opportunities for both acquisition or investment


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of accounting and bookkeeping experience, ideally with Quickbooks Online or Desktop
  • Proficient with Google Suite, Dropbox, and Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter; Ability to work independently and take accountability
  • Ability to prioritize work for multiple companies
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing startup environment
  • Willingness to try to figure things out, but also to seek help when needed

Salary: Starting salary is $36,000


We will be accepting applications until June 10, 2018.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,000.00 /year


  • Accounting: 2 years
  • Financial Modeling: 1 year
  • Financial Reporting: 1 year


  • Bachelor's