Portfolio Careers

Grey Matter Capital

Director of Accounting



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

At Blackbird Health, our commitment is to provide precision care, with powerful outcomes for children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with social developmental and school-related challenges. We believe that our youth deserve the very best care, not only for their physical health but also their mental health. Through an integrated community-centered care approach, our skilled clinical team delivers exceptional virtual and in-person care across a wide range of specialties. If you're excited to work for a mission-driven company that values compassion, dedication, and a holistic approach to care, Blackbird Health is a great place to advance your career.

We are looking for the Director of Accounting to join our team to support the next phase of our growth. This is a unique opportunity to make an immediate impact leading accounting operations and reporting directly to the VP of Finance. The ideal candidate isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get into the details while also helping develop the direction of Blackbird Health’s accounting strategy and policy. If you appreciate new perspectives, enjoy working with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, and are excited to expand your career while making a positive impact on the lives of children, Blackbird is the place for you.


  • 100% Remote Opportunity
  • Comprehensive benefits package: medical and dental coverage is available day 1 of employment
  • 401k (with a company match)
  • Employer-paid life insurance coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Diverse and experienced leadership team, supportive work culture
  • Blackbird Health is made up of intelligent, humble, compassionate, and hardworking people. Joining the ranks means you'll have an automatic network for professional development and opportunities to share your expertise


  • Fully own the accounting function, including all operational, project accounting, financial reporting, and tax responsibilities at both the operating and technical levels
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Prepare and present timely financial reports in accordance with GAAP, including monthly financial statements, budget versus actual variance reports
  • Manage all accruals & accounting estimation processes by working closely across the team and organization
  • Manage tax compliance and financial audits, collaborating with external advisors and auditors
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws and regulations
  • Manage external accounting consultant(s) until insourcing of all day-to-day accounting operations
  • Work with Blackbird’s revenue cycle management team to optimize cash collections and maintain accurate revenue recognition
  • Owns oversight over insurance, risk management, and vendor management
  • Assist the VP of Finance in the preparation of the annual budget and monthly forecasts
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly/quarterly executive and board meeting materials
  • Provide strategic financial insights to support the organization's growth and success
  • Proactively identify and implement process improvements
  • Lead special accounting and finance projects as needed


  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; CPA or master’s degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of experience across public accounting and/or high-growth startups
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with QuickBooks and other accounting software platforms


  • Healthcare industry knowledge preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations
  • Intermediate to advanced technical skills in MS Excel and experience with Google Sheets
  • Ability to extract and present meaningful information out of large data sets
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with patients, provider partners, and colleagues
  • Flexibility to adjust to a dynamic work environment

*The target range for this position is $110,000 - $140,000. Individual pay may vary from the target range and is determined by a number of factors, including licensure, experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.


Blackbird is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. Blackbird provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.