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Senior Accountant

Company: Pet Food Express
Location: Oakland
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Job Description:

We're growing and looking for a Senior Accountant with a proven track record to join our team. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position is responsible for a wide range of financial reporting, account reconciliation and analysis, and other month end closing activities while adhering to appropriate internal controls and reporting deadlines. The ideal candidate works independently to perform a variety of tasks requiring detailed knowledge in accounting and can combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.--Your strong working knowledge of real estate leases and/or contracts administration will make you a top candidate for this position. This role is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Oakland and is not a remote role.-- What you'll do:

  • Analyze and review Landlord related billings such as CAM reconciliations, Real Estate Taxes, Insurances, etc. and perform desktop audits of these billings as necessary.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the Lease provisions. May negotiate with landlords or work with internal resources to resolve any conflicts related to rent, CAM, insurance, taxes, etc.
  • Complete month-end close assigned, including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations and analysis for complex accounts
  • Assist with analyzing balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Reconcile asset and liability account balances, maintaining general ledger and executing assigned month-end close procedures
  • Assist with review of calculation and analysis of prepaid and accrued expenses
  • Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and correct entries
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Other projects as assigned What you'll bring:
    • 3-5 years of experience in a Senior Accountant or similar level role
    • Experience collaborating and managing relationships across departments
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing, with employees and management at all levels; strong interpersonal skills and good judgement
    • High standard for ethics and self-motivation; able to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively to meet outcomes, strategies and achieve results
    • A high level of accuracy, detail orientation,-- organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work with a high sense of urgency, attention to detail and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced at times high stress environment
    • Focus on research and results with s trong statistical analysis and problem-solving skills
    • Strong technical ability to work with software applications, especially related to Excel including the development of tables, spread sheets, formulas, custom reporting, interfaces, and data transfer
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting--field. Advanced Accounting degree and certifications a plus What you'll love:
      • Management that cares about your professional development
      • Competitive compensation including sick, holiday, and vacation pay
      • Health insurance, 401k match, profit sharing, and other great benefits-even pet insurance!
      • Dog-friendly office with on-site dog park About the Company We at Pet Food Express pride ourselves on making pets' lives better by offering high quality, innovative, and unique pet foods and products. Led by our founders Michael and Mark since 1986, our commitment to purpose over profits has driven our decades' long history of continuous strong growth. But don't take our word for it: in addition to our national industry awards, you'll find we have been a "Top Bay Area Workplace" for 8 years running! Pet Food Express is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Pet Food Express is a place where everyone can learn and grow. However you identify and whatever your background, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day. Tell us why you think your skills and experience make you uniquely qualified for this job at Pet Food Express.* What about this role excites you?* How many years do you have in a Senior Accountant or similar role?* Describe in detail, your experience with month & year end close and balance reconciliations.* Have you previously been employed at Pet Food Express?* Do you have the legal right to work and be employed by ANY employer in the United States? (Proof of identity and legal authority to work in the U.S. is a condition of employment.)* Are you willing and able to perform the above essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations?* How did you hear about this job?* If you were referred by someone, please let us know their name so we can reward them!* The following questions are entirely optional. To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more . Human Check* I consent to be contacted over SMS/Text for this job.

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