Vertical Careers, Inc.

Senior/Staff Accountant (Hybrid work schedule) for growing trendy CPG manufacturing company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

Senior/Staff Accountant [title depends on experience]

Our client is a private equity backed, trendy CPG: consumer product goods manufacturer/retailer/eCommerce located in Downtown LA with hybrid 3 days in office/2 days remote and 1/2 day Fridays during Summer. They have been established for over 25 years and are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual as Staff or Senior Accountant to join their Finance team reporting directly to the Controller. 

Summary:

Responsible for the maintenance of assigned Branch’s financial records and timely reporting of the periodic financial results in a manufacturer/distributor environment.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of periodic financial statements and supporting input required for standard reports.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records of multiple entities/brands.
  • Assures that internal financial reporting is done within prescribed timelines
  • Provides financial and analytical support to management
  • Provides support to the Controller in conjunction with the annual budgeting process
  • Executes and monitors compliance with accounting and reporting related procedures
  • Responsible for assuring the assets are properly recorded in the fixed asset records maintained by Central Accounting
  • Coordinates in the preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting.
  • Reviews financial statements with Controller. Ensures reasonableness and accuracy of financial statements to their knowledge of underlying facts.
  • Reviews information related to inventory. Cost of goods COG calculations, freight application, raw material valuations.
  • Reviews reports and productivity for enhancement and correctness with input to Branch management.
  • Reports sales and use tax, property tax and other taxes and licenses where applicable of branches.
  • Takes care of all in house tax related matters other than those handled by the company’s external tax firm. Handles and coordinates on tax audits for the company.
  • Administrates the company’s online bank portal. Sets up and approves users. Downloads bank transactions. Administrates the company’s credit card gateway.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and safety rules as stated in the Employee Handbook and otherwise posted or communicated.
  • Other duties as assigned by Controller and/or management to reach Company goals.

Qualifications/Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university
    • 3+ years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Manufacturing, Distribution, Inventory moving | CPG related industry experience highly preferred
    • Strong communication and problem solving skills
    • Advanced Excel skills: pivot table, vlookup, etc.

     

     



    Posted On: Thursday, September 2, 2021
    Compensation: Market Pay DOE



    Position Contact
    Eva Chiu
    Managing Partner| Executive Search
    (626) 608-5228
    eva@vertical-careers.com,

    Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

    • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
    • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
    • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
    • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
    • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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