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Senior Accountant 49 views

El Segundo, CA

At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
At Beyond Meat, we are focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience.
Our Accounting/Finance team is seeking a Senior Accountant. This role will report into the Senior Accounting Manager of our Accounting & Finance Team. The role will work on day-to-day GL accounting of the US book. The role will also be responsible for preparation balance sheet accounts reconciliation and income statement flux analysis, managing payment status for state and local taxes, and working on complex accounting projects.

Tasks, Duties and General Responsibilities

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing financial transactions and records. Maintains and balances accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains the general ledger by reviewing trial balance and preparing reconciling entries. Assist with the identification and improvement of controls and processes.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information, assisting in the preparation of the balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Assists with external audits by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts, preparing information for auditors. Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team.
  • Provide support in complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with management.
  • Qualifications/Skills

  • Excellent communication skills to all levels
  • Mix of public and private accounting preferred but not required
  • Must be proactive and deadline oriented.
  • Must possess knowledge of GAAP.
  • Collaboration in a team-oriented environment is a crucial component for this role.
  • Familiarity working in a SOX environment.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Accounting/Finance Degree required
  • 2+ Years working as an Accountant
  • CPA / CPA Candidate preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills, with experience in the heavy use of Pivot Tables, Sumifs, and VLOOKUP
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Plus- Net Suite experience & Experience researching GAAP guidance preferred
  • Work Environment

  • Indoor office workspace
  • Able to work independently while willing to collaborate in a team-oriented environment
  • Has a roll-up your sleeve attitude 
  • Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
    Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

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    • Company Address 119 Standard Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
    • City El Segundo
    • Location California
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