Premier
Senior Accountant
Accounting/Finance
Contract-to-Hire

Premier is looking for a Senior Accountant to support our client in the rapidly-growing cannabis industry! We are looking for highly-analytical individuals, with the ability to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment. Ideal candidates will have 6-8 years of progressive accounting experience, but a cannabis background is not required.


Responsibilities

  • The Accountant will report to the Controller and assist in the preparation and management of consolidated financials for all company entities
  • Perform all day-to-day accounting activities, including reconciliation of bank statements, cash management across several entities’ bank accounts, processing of vendor payments and deposits, entry into and maintenance of Xero
  • Work with vendors, customers, and members to ensure AR/AP accounting is done in a timely manner - completely and accurately
  • Monthly Balance Sheet Account reconciliations, including assessment of reconciling items
  • Coordinate state and federal tax calendar and filings with internal and external accounting teams
  • Maintain and organize accurate reports and company files
  • Assist with special projects impacting the health of the business
  • Propose solutions to improve scalability and efficiency of existing processes
  • Plan workload in advance and proactively reach out to other team members to remove roadblocks


Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years of progressive accounting experience; cannabis background not required
  • Ability to operate relatively independently
  • Oversee AR/AP, Financial Reporting, Financial Controls
  • Experience using Xero Software for accounting activities, Sage/Intacct and other ERP systems also helpful but not required
  • Working use of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel 
  • Ability to work independently, be a critical thinker, take initiative, and make decisions in a constantly-changing industry
  • High-level, circumspect, thoughtful, and nuanced approach to problem solving
  • Desire to be on the cutting edge of a rapidly-growing and transformative industry
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional business stakeholders
  • An analytical mind that can streamline processes and make things more efficient
  • Uncompromising integrity, exceptional judgment, positive attitude, and interest in being challenged every day is a must
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and commercial skills
  • High-potential self-starter with superb attention to detail, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment, and a willingness to roll up his/her sleeves and own processes
  • Project management skills
  • Grit and passion to be part of a a socially and environmentally conscious cannabis company
  • Startup experience preferred, but not required


Premier is a boutique recruitment firm that assists companies in all industries with Contract and Direct Hire search and placement for Administrative, HR, Operations, Marketing and Sales opportunities. 


Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.

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