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Pet Food Express Senior Accountant in Oakland, California

Senior Accountant

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 strong 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

  • A generous employee discount

  • 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.