Accounting Manager

Los Angeles, California • $75,000 - $90,000

About the Company:

Our client is a research & development, ideation and sales and marketing firm for the food industry and is located in Glendale, CA. The Company is an award winning innovation partner for a number of North America’s largest food retailers. In 2018, our client partnered with a proven private equity partner to support their continued growth and is well positioned for both organic and acquisitive growth.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of cash management, accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, inventories, general accounting, cost accounting, and operations
  • Develop performance measures that support the Company’s strategic direction and provide executive team with advice on the financial implications of business activities
  • Prepare and review accounting journal entries and schedules; monthly reconciliations
  • Coordinate periodic physical inventory counts
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics
  • Partner with management and accounting staff to identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvement
  • Prepare analysis on food costs and cost of goods sold
  • Manage the forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Prepare weekly forecast of sales and expenses – including a 13 week cash flow
  • Managing the annual financial audit cycle, audit requests, audit relationship
  • Managing any outsourced tax advisor relationships and ensuring compliance with all taxing authorities
  • Developing, documenting, and implementing all necessary accounting policies and procedures necessary to insure adequate internal controls related to ensuring the accuracy of financial reporting and minimizing fraud
  • Managing and ensuring compliance with local, state, federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Preparation and presentation financial reports to senior executives and investors as may be required
  • Managing the day-to-day banking relationships, transactions, and required covenant submissions/ monitoring
  • Prepare and maintain monthly borrowing base and compliance certificates for Company’s lender
  • Assist in the development of materials for quarterly presentations to the Board of Directors
  • Report to the Co-Founder / CFO
  • Other duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of Professional Accounting Experience with a multi-million-dollar company
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and QuickBooks Super User
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting
  • Prior experience with systems implementation or integration
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with frontline employees, peers, and executives

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Up to $90,000 on the base
  • 15 to 20% bonus
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K Match, immediate vesting
  • Casual work environment
  • Chance to build out the back office

 

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