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Staff Accountant Repurpose, Inc.

  • Date Posted November 06, 2018
  • Location Los Angeles, CA
  • Category Business / Production
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description

Repurpose, Inc. is a team of eco-entrepreneurs with a passion for spreading awareness of the perils of plastic to our oceans and offering consumers solutions with our products. Our mission is to reduce single-use plastics from our environment. We manufacture a line of high-quality compostable picnic-ware that is available in over 6,000 grocery stores across the nation. As we continue to grow and innovate, we need a strong team to support us. There is a ton of room for growth within our organization. Last year we were ranked among the top 500 of Inc’s fastest growing private companies.

Job Description

The Role:

At Repurpose Inc. finances are the fuel that keeps our company moving. We’re looking for a qualified staff accountant to keep our company and clients’ numbers and budgets on track with unwavering accuracy. The most successful people will have a natural passion for math, and a strong understanding of the intricacies of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and other financial transactions within an organization. He or she will play an enormously important supportive role, keeping our company and clients’ financial outlook bright with precision and proactive measures.

You will be the stakeholder of a range of vital responsibilities under the operations umbrella, including controlling A/P & A/R, maintaining financial reports, managing broker commissions and general bookkeeping. You will report to the Director of Operations.

  • Execute mid-level general ledger account reconciliations, accurate reporting, and data verification, enabling senior staff to analyze options and make financial decisions aligned with company objectives
  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, half-year, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts
  • Record all financing activities
  • Manage payroll through ADP
  • Write checks to vendors & maintain the cash flow workbook
  • Maintain and update records and reports for profit and loss, taxes, liabilities, and assets
  • Prepare special financial reports as requested by management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Prepare payments by accruing expenses and assigning account numbers when needed
  • Request disbursements and reconcile accounts
  • Inventory stock management in QuickBooks
  • Reconcile and prepare 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, and Sales Tax Filings

Who you are:

  • Passionate about our mission to reduce single-use plastics in our environment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of technical and operational accounting and finance.
  • Both a team player and an independent worker
  • Results-oriented self-starter who shows initiative and is a natural problem solver
  • Extremely detail-oriented, organized, and deadline driven
  • Skilled in QuickBooks and Excel

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance
  • 5-7 years of accounting experience
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel
  • Vendor and customer reconciliations experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of GAAP

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in a bookkeeping or staff accountant role at a CPG Manufacturer
  • Experience in an accounting role at a major retailer or distributor
  • Understanding of inventory functions in QuickBooks Desktop Manufacturing & Wholesale Edition

Benefits and Perks

We offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance for our employees. We value work-life balance and offer a generous and flexible vacation policy. To show our commitment to our environment and community, each quarter we take a day to give-back volunteer our time and efforts to a cause which our employees are passionate about. We also take the 1st Friday of each month to close our laptops early and let our hair down with a fun group activity. Plus, you get to work in a completely innovative space at the La Kretz Innovation Campus. The campus hosts the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, which is a hub in the Arts District for green technology.

Compensation this position is PAID: salaried, 50k to 100k How to apply
This job expired on January 05, 2019
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