We are looking for an exceptionally bright, highly motivated, detail-oriented accounting professional who is excited to get in on the ground floor and help scale the accounting infrastructure of a rapidly growing cannabis manufacturing company. The ideal candidate will play a key role in leading the company’s accounting functions, while also rolling up their sleeves as necessary to handle the day-to-day accounting responsibilities. Reporting initially to the CEO, you will collaborate closely with the management team to provide financial visibility into operations and have the opportunity to grow as a leader within the organization.
Lead month-end and year-end close and reconciliations; oversee inventory reconciliations and inventory on hand reports
Manage AR/AP and follow up on past due accounts; review invoice approval and coding
Maintain general ledger to ensure account balance accuracy
Conduct budget variance analyses and review with management
Collect, analyze and present data to quantify cost accounting metrics by product, including raw materials, labor, overhead allocations, and break-even analysis
Manage tax filings and returns, working with outside tax consultants as needed; assist with any audits to ensure compliance
Stay abreast of the latest financial, regulatory, and legislative developments; proactively address potential issues to ensure compliance
Develop and document business and accounting processes; help us build our “accounting operating system” consisting of best practices and internal controls
Ideal Qualifications and Skills
4+ years of relevant accounting experience with progressive responsibilities
Solid understanding of cost accounting; experience working with production/manufacturing personnel to accurately track and optimize costs a plus
Quickbooks wizard; experience with Quickbooks Enterprise for Manufacturing highly preferred
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; ability to build dynamic reports using pivot tables, queries and lookups
Experience building budgets and forecasts using historical data and thoughtful assumptions
Data geek that likes to build dashboards and reports that provide real-time insight into the company’s financial performance and KPIs
Sound knowledge of GAAP; bonus points for 280e experience and compliance with cannabis-specific tax regulations
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
Salary ranges from $60,000-$80,000 depending on experience. In addition, we offer competitive stock option plans, benefits packages, a chill work environment and other employee perks.
This position is located in Oakland, CA.
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