Accounting Manager
Job Details
Headquarters - Brooklyn, NY
Full Time

Who We Are 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.  

Today, Gotham Greens has 9 locations with 600,000+ sq. ft. of hydroponic greenhouses across six U.S. states and over 350 team members. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America. 

Gotham Greens recently raised $87 million in new equity and debt capital, bringing our total financing to $130 million and fueling our company’s next phase of growth.  

 

The Role 

Gotham Greens is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our Finance team. This individual will be ready to roll up their sleeves and apply their technical accounting and internal controls knowledge to help us continue to grow a best-in-class accounting function. This role reports to the VP of Accounting.  

 

This position will streamline the accounting process and work to build out technical accounting functions. The successful candidate will be exceptional at handling multiple priorities, communications at all levels, taking initiative and creating successful reporting functions for a multi-faceted accounting system. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and highly organized person to join a rapidly growing, innovative company that is disrupting the 21st century food system. Work location is flexible if approved by the Company except that position may not be performed remotely from Colorado.

 

What You’ll Do 

  • Play key role in the month-end financial statement process by reviewing account reconciliations, keeping team priorities on track and working across the organization to obtain relevant information. 

  • Take ownership and responsibility of preparing monthly account reconciliations for areas including equity and share-based compensation, capitalized software, intercompany transactions, and corporate operating expenses (including marketing and legal expenses) 

  • Assist in implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial transactions are executed in accordance with GAAP principles 

  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; and advising management on needed actions 

  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure risk mitigation and fraud prevention internally and externally 

 

Who You Are  

  • CPA certified  

  • 5+ years of relevant experience  

  • Experience implementing accounting and financial practices, reports, and system audits  

  • Advanced knowledge of ERP accounting systems (Sage ERP a plus) 

  • Ability to lead projects; manage multiple audits/tasks and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment 

  • Ability to think independently; a professional demeanor, a can-do attitude and other qualities that include decisiveness, excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills 

  • Detail-oriented, able to work according to schedules and work plans, ask good questions and request help as needed 

  • Exceptional communication, presentation and influencing skills 

  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement in a complex environment  

  • Experience working effectively with multiple levels of internal and external stakeholders  

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and cost control principles 

  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems 

 

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