Job Title: Staff Accountant
Reporting to: Director of Accounting
Company: Good Karma Foods
Location: Boulder, CO
Good Karma isn’t just our name, it’s the inspiration for everything we do. We are a company and a group of people with full hearts who inspire goodness with the tiny but mighty choices we make every day, from selecting our ingredients, to how we make our products and give back to our community. Based in Boulder, CO, we are dedicated to making plant-based, dairy alternative food and beverage products that deliver a mighty bundle of nutrition along with surprisingly good taste and texture. In 2012, Good Karma was the first company to create a flax-based milk alternative based on the need for a dairy alternative that was free of all major allergens, and also delivered on nutrition, taste and texture. Since then, we have launched a line of Flaxmilk + Protein, Probiotic Drinkable Yogurts, Dairy Free Yogurt Cups, a line of Seasonal Nogs and a line of shelf-stable Flaxmilk Omega-3 + Protein. By providing allergen-friendly products that put a smile on your face, we hope you’ll be inspired to join our Good Karma movement through the tiny but mighty actions you take each day. We are looking for candidates with a passion for the natural foods industry to join our team and help us as we expand Good Karma.
JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY:
The Staff Accountant will work hand in hand with the Company’s Director of Accounting and CFO, and is primarily responsible for the company’s bookkeeping activities by completing data entry for financial transactions, creating reports and reconciling accounts to ensure accuracy. The Staff Accountant leads the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Cash Accounting functions for the Company to ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner and that financial results are presented accurately and in accordance with GAAP. The Staff Accountant will work directly with various 3rd parties and help lead foundational and strategic projects, including the company’s annual Audit. Additionally, the Staff Accountant works closely with the Operations team by helping to facilitate the complete order to cash process.
This position requires a self-starter with an excellent working knowledge and application of basic to intermediate accounting skills and an understanding of their effects on the financial statements. The applicant performs a variety of complicated tasks, and must be familiar with general accounting concepts, practices and procedures, including safeguarding of assets, internal controls and their impact on operations and the financial statements. Reliance on personal experience and judgment to accomplish goals is required. A wide degree of creativity, flexibility and latitude is expected. Strong computer and spreadsheet skills are a must. The ideal candidate will have a background in general accounting processes, as well as experience in the food manufacturing industry. The position has the opportunity for growth and increasing responsibilities in a rapidly scaling organization.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Facilitation of the company’s bookkeeping activities, including maintaining Chart of Accounts, General Ledger, and Key Performance Indicators.
• Manage accounts receivable and customer cash application processes; ensure that the accounts receivable aging is accurate and that collection activities are appropriate; validate