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Senior Staff Accountant

Night Owl Financial Denver ,CO
  • Posted: 19 days ago
  • $35 to $40 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

 

Senior Staff Accountant

We are seeking an Staff Accountant (remote) to add to our team!

This is a contract-to-hire remote position will start off as project based. If we find that we work well together and that your work is top-notch, we can then discuss bringing you on as an employee, approximately 30-40 hours a week. Schedule is flexible. To be considered for the position, you MUST answer all screening questions.

You will be working with a variety of clients with various needs from detailed data entry to monthly review and month end close of client prepared books. Some work will be done on-site at our client offices, but most work will be performed off-site. Most of our clients are cannabis businesses, so you must be able and willing to work within the cannabis industry. A thorough background check will be required before hire**

About Night Owl Financial

Since 2015, Night Owl Financial has consisted of industry leaders providing 280E accounting and bookkeeping services across the United States. We offer a unique blend of business strategy and extensive 280E accounting knowledge so that businesses can interpret their numbers in a clear and simple language. We educate clients so that they can better understand the core of their business based on accurate and reliable information.

We are not a CPA firm, so this position does NOT qualify for work hours for the CPA.

Corporate Responsibilities:

  • Work extensively with QuickBooks and Xero accounting software
  • Ensure jobs are being reviewed and completed by their deadlines
  • Work with direct manager and report/communicate all work completed or outstanding on a weekly basis
  • Daily status updates to direct manager are required
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and overseeing the overall accounting strategy
  • Oversee daily client accounting operations
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all clients and employees
  • Oversee and manage the work of the bookkeepers
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and professionalism

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Sort through client prepared books and make adjustments
  • Create supporting schedules
  • Calculate and record accruals
  • Research problems or questions and complete appropriate actions
  • Prepare and/or review periodic journal entries and adjustments
  • Prepare and/or review account reconciliations and monthly reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • MUST HAVE 5-10 years of advanced accounting experience
  • MUST HAVE at least 7-10 years of experience with QuickBooks accounting software, desktop and online
  • CPA Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 280E Accounting experience (Preferred)
  • Public Accounting experience (Preferred)
  • Ability to close complicated month end books by reconciling all Balance Sheet and other accounts as required
  • Able to work independently
  • Finance and Accounting leadership
  • Strong Knowledge of GAAP
  • Audit experience helpful, but not required
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding of Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Able to work on multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to work through messy data for accurate reporting
  • Experience with inventory tracking, and calculating Cost of Goods Sold
  • Team attitude with the willingness to assist with special projects

The Perfect Candidate will be described by the following:

  • Has deep initiative and curiosity to figure out difficult tasks for which no current company knowledge base exists.
  • Can write a game plan vs. follow a game plan. Can create and implement proper procedures and systems that will add to the sturdy foundation of a growing business
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from all backgrounds.
  • Dedicated hard work, and “do it until its done attitude”. ‘Assiduity’ says it all.
  • Reliable and unwavering commitment to do what is necessary to get the job done. Willingness to learn new skills as needed and has full commitment to the team-effort in a growing business.
  • Thinks independently, enjoys discourse to determine the best answer, and can use best judgement in uncertain circumstances.
  • Positive contributor to a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent professionalism and interpersonal skills. Extremely well organized, with attention to detail. Keeps excellent records, diligent with follow up, and ability to lead and grow an independent team.
  • Someone who wants to join something special for the long term.
Company Description
Night Owl Financial offers accounting and bookkeeping services to the marijuana, CBD, and hemp industries. We specialize in state and local compliance reporting and assisting with the implementation of accounting processes and controls. We help business owners focus on what they do best, Growing What Matters.

Night Owl Financial

Why Work Here?

The work is never boring and we are always challenged. Great work to life balance!

Night Owl Financial offers accounting and bookkeeping services to the marijuana, CBD, and hemp industries. We specialize in state and local compliance reporting and assisting with the implementation of accounting processes and controls. We help business owners focus on what they do best, Growing What Matters.

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