It’s a Perfect Day to change the world! At Perfect Day, we’re doing just that.
Perfect Day was founded in 2014 to create delicious, nutritious dairy products that everyone can love. We’re using fermentation (not animals) to make dairy proteins that are the foundation for foods like ice cream, cheese and yogurt – all with the distinctive taste and textures that consumers demand, but without lactose or environmental downsides. Through partnerships with respected brands, we’re working to launch a whole range of dairy products that will help shape a humane, sustainable food system for future generations.
As a new member of The Urgent Company Finance/Accounting team, you will be a team-oriented Accounting Manager who will have the opportunity to be involved in both technical accounting and operation accounting activities. This position is expected to play a key role in leading all accounting related activities across The Urgent Company and ensuring everything is in accordance with US GAAP.
Essential functions / Competencies:
Responsible for ensuring all Urgent Company accounting activities are in accordance with company policy and US GAAP
Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including, but not limited to: Accounts Receivable, General Ledger and applicable Taxes
Perform and manage The Urgent Company month-end close activities
Assist with year-end financial audit activities and financial controls audit
Perform control tasks with staff accountant around balance sheet reconciliations, accrual, prepaid schedules, inventory reconciliations etc.
Implement efficient and effective internal controls to audit standards
Work with other teams to improve processes and procedures around all accounting functions
Execute a timely monthly financial close and management reporting process
Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements
Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
Help to improve on and implement proper internal controls for OTC and PTP processes
Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested
Cultivate strong cross-functional relationships with business partners in Sales, Marketing & Supply Chain
Problem-solver and analytical thinker
Highest standards of accuracy and precision while being highly organized
Self-starter who can perform tasks with minimal oversight
Required education and experience
Bachelor or higher degree in accounting
6+ years in accounting with increasing responsibility
Strong attention to detail, organized, sense of ownership and “can do” attitude
Problem solver and analytical thinker
CPA, Big 4 experience (preferred)
Familiarity with the following software is a plus: NetSuite (preferred)
It’s a Perfect Day to change the world. The day when delicious dairy goodness is something everyone can love. The day we say goodbye to the downsides of factory farming. The day we throw a big party with luscious, animal-free milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream, all made with Perfect Day! We hope you join us!