Staff Accountant
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Staff Accountant (REMOTE)

Job Description

Soylent means complete nutrition— innovative, science-based, and sustainable. We create products that deliver complete plant-based protein, essential nutrients, healthy fats, and slow-burning carbs in convenient and affordable formats that are both good for you and the planet.

Our company was founded on the principle of reducing trade-offs between nutrition, convenience, and sustainability and we continue to use these principles as guides in our product formulation and ingredient selection. Working at Soylent, you'll be able to share in our singular mission of making complete nutrition accessible, appealing, and affordable to all. We take this very seriously—when we say ALL, we mean it. We know there are people near and far that cannot afford healthy food and are food insecure. To achieve our mission of expanding access to complete nutrition, we’ve developed our #SoylentForGood program that has donated millions of meals to date. To learn more, check out our impact page here.

This position functions in a fully remote, distributed format.

We are looking for a dedicated and driven Staff Accountant to join our team! This position will provide support to the Finance & Accounting Team and will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This role will take ownership of the daily and monthly cash, accounts receivable, and accounts payable processes, and also assist with the month end close. This position will also work on other special projects from time to time.

The ideal candidate has strong excel skills, has GL and GAAP understanding, and 3-5 years’ Accounting experience, preferably in a fast paced working environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile cash on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

  • Ability to problem solve and research GL accounts and variances.

  • Reconcile customer payments and perform Accounts Receivable related duties, especially as it relates to Amazon and Retail customers.

  • Process invoices from vendors for payment.

  • Reconcile company provided credit card statements.

  • Assist with audits.

  • Preparation and analysis of entries for all sides of the business, including, but not limited to, Revenue, Prepaids, Expenses, and Accruals.

  • Analyze and reconcile various balance sheet accounts.

  • Work closely with the other departments on accounting functions as it relates to payments and accruals.

  • Ability to prepare and interpret financial statements and reports in accordance with GAAP and company policy.

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare adjusting journal entries and document business transactions.

  • Assist in the development of variance reports as required by management.

  • Assist in establishing internal controls surrounding the tasks performed.

  • Perform other related analysis and special projects as assigned.

Professional Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other relevant studies.

  • 3-5 years of recent accounting experience

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Experienced Required

  • Google Suite Experience a plus

  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in an extremely fast-paced environment and manage time effectively.

  • Results-driven and able to work with the cross-functional teams to achieve objectives.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, self- starter, and ability to work independently.

Benefits

  • 100% company paid for health, dental and vision benefits for you and your family!

  • Life insurance and disability benefits

  • 401(k) match

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible; WFH hours

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Wellness & Education Allowances

  • Monthly Internet and Phone Stipends

  • 4 cases per month of Soylent

  • and More!

What We Will Provide:

  • Meaningful work - Soylent is mission-focused, and we believe in creating products that help people live their best life. We also believe in giving back and making sure underserved communities have access to nutritious food

  • Unique Working Environment - We embrace the extraordinary! We appreciate the unique and diverse backgrounds of our employees

  • Working with the best - hardware, software and people

  • A constant learning environment - dedicated time devoted to learning new things

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